Launch of European NetIAS Lecture Series

The Zukunftskolleg as part of the European Network of Institutes for Advanced Studies (NetIAS) announces the launch of its European NetIAS Lectures Series. "Borders" defines the overarching theme for the series in summer 2020.

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Creative Against Corona

- Colouring Contest for Zukunftskolleg kids.

Inspired by Thomas Boettcher´s Jour fixe talk on “Targeting the Proteases of SARS-CoV-2”, the Zukunftskolleg launched a colouring contest to be creative against corona.

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Virtual meeting of European IAS

At the end of April, a Netias - European Institutes for Advanced Study Network - virtual meeting took place to exchange ideas and reflections on how the current COVID-19 situation affects Institutes for Advanced Study (IAS).

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DFG Grant for Nina Schneider

We congratulate Nina Schneider (Alumna /Dept. of History and Sociology) whose application to the DFG for the project “Child Labour Opponents and their Campaigns in the Americas in Global Perspective, 1888-1938" was granted (Sachmittelbeihilfe).

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Professorship for Roxana Halbleib

We congratulate Roxana Halbleib (Research Fellow / Dept. of Economics) who has accepted a professorship (W3) for Statistics and Econometrics at the Institute of Economics at the University of Freiburg. She will start working there in May 2020.

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2 new EC Members elected

In the Assembly of Members on 11 February, the fellows elected Nihan Toprakkiran (Postdoctoral Fellow/Politics and Public Administration) and Henri Kauhanen (Postdoctoral Fellow/Linguistics) to serve as new members in the Executive Committee.

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New position for Takayuki Kurihara

We congratulate Takayuki Kurihara (Research Fellow / Department of Physics) who has accepted a position as Research Associate (Assistant Professor) in the Laser and Synchrotron Research Center (LASOR) at the Institute for Solid State Physics of the University of Tokyo.

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Blog on Un/certainty

In 2018, the Zukunftskolleg and the Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem organized a symposium entitled Un/certainty.

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Publication by Julien Bernard

We congratulate Julien Bernard (Philosophy / Alumnus) who has published the collective book “Weyl and the Problem of Space” (in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Springer, vol 49).

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