Denis Gebauer (Research Fellow / Dept. of Chemistry) is this year’s winner of the Environment Award funded by the LBS Landesbausparkasse Südwest (state home loans and savings bank). The prize is endowed with 10,000 euros.
In the course of the past eight months, the quality management team of the University of Konstanz has conducted an extensive evaluation of the Zukunftskolleg. The report shows that the Zukunftskolleg has been successful in all areas.
Professor Kirsten Mahlke, Alumna of the forerunner of the Zukunftskolleg, and her colleagues Junior Professor Nicolas Detering and Professor Albrecht Koschorke have been awarded with the Dr. Karl Helmut Eberle-Preis. The prize is endowed with 500,000 euros.
Congratulations to the winners of the Mentorship and the Independent Research Grant Programme! In its meeting on 13 June, the Executive Committee decided on the final applications within the two calls for support measures (application deadline was on 23 May, early applications were considered preferentially in the EC meeting on 2 May).
The Zukunftskolleg is now a member of NetIAS (Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study). The network brings together 23 Institutes for Advanced Study across Europe. Researchers affiliated with member institutions are eligible to apply for a Research Visit at the Zukunftskolleg.
We welcome Mark Dykman to the Zukunftskolleg. He was invited as Senior Fellow by Gianluca Rastelli (Research Fellow / Dept.of Physics). Mark Dykman is a Professor in Condensed Matter Physics at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University, USA. Gianluca decribes him as “one of the most outstanding theorists in the field of quantum condensed matter physics.”
Jolene Tan is the last of our new fellows from the 12th call for applications to join the Zukunftskolleg. She will start her 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship on June 1st and is affiliated with the department of psychology.
Today, the Zukunftskolleg has issued calls for applications for new support measures to increase the international mobility of our fellows and enlarge the intercultural atmosphere at the Zukunftskolleg. The Research Visits programme encourages temporary international research stays for our fellows (Outgoing Research Visits) as well as inviting excellent, early career researchers from around the world to visit the Zukunftskolleg (Incoming Research Visits).
"Archaeologies of Rules and Regulation - Between Text and Practice", edited by Barbara Hausmair (Alumna / Dept. of History and Sociology), Ben Jervis, Ruth Nugent, and Eleanor Williams has recently been published by Berghahn Books.
In summer 2018, the Zukunftskolleg will issue new calls for applications for 2-year and 5-year fellowships. The upcoming call for applications is expected to open in July 2018. Envisaged deadline is October 2018.
Jeff is a philosopher and an Associated Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg. His book "Science as Social Existence: Heidegger and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge" has recently been published under open-access by the not-for-profit, academic-run press, Open Book Publishers (Cambridge, UK).
Sven Lauer has invited Kjell Johan Sæbø as a mentor to Konstanz. Kjell Johan Sæbø is a Professor of German Linguistics at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages at the University of Oslo (Norway). He is an expert on semantics and pragmatics of natural languages.
We are happy to announce that Bianca Gaudenzi is now a Research Fellow at the Zukunftskolleg! Bianca joined the Zukunftskolleg in 2015 as a Postdoctoral Fellow and is associated with the Department of History.