Maria Cruz Berrocal (Associated Fellow / History and Sociology) investigates the consequences of the first European contact for local peoples in the Western Pacific in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Alofi project is a two-years programme funded by the Deutsches Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
In summer term 2019, the Zukunftkolleg launched its first "Zukunftskolleg Video Award". The award is part of our network activities with our 23 sister institutions in Europe (NetIAS), and was initiated on the occasion of the European Researchers` Night on 27 September 2019.
We congratulate James Griffiths (Associated Fellow / Dept. of Linguistics) who has accepted the position of Tenure-Track Professor in English Linguistics at the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Tübingen. He started on 1 August 2019.
In its first call for AAA Fellowships for early career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America (the closing date for applications was 30 April 2019), the Zukunftskolleg received 206 eligible applications.