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Humboldt Foundation

Humboldt Research Fellows at LMU

München, 01/24/2017

In 2016, LMU has welcomed many visiting professors and research fellows, funded by the Humboldt Foundation, who have come to work with colleagues in Munich. The Humboldt Foundation’s programs promote cooperation between prominent German researchers and leading scholars from abroad. Winners of the Humboldt Research Award and holders of Humboldt Research Fellowships themselves select the partners with whom they wish to collaborate.

The Fellows and their LMU hosts:

Dr. Giovanni Cascio, Classical Philology (Università degli Studi, Messina, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Claudia Wiener (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). January 2016

Prof. Dr. Dominic Scott, History of Philosophy (University of Oxford, UK). Hosts: Professor Dr. Christof Rapp (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion), Professor Dr. Peter Adamson (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion). January 2016

Prof. Dr. Luz Stella Veloza Salcedo, Radiooncology and Radiation Biology (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Columbia). Host: Professor Dr. Katia Parodi (Faculty of Physics). January 2016

Dr. Brian Matsuura, Organic Molecular Chemistry (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Dirk Trauner (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology). February 2016

Dr. Thomas Walzthöni, Biochemistry (ETH Zürich, Switzerland). Host: Professor Dr. Ulrike Gaul (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology). March 2016

Dr. Yui Yamashita, Biochemistry (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan). Host: Professor Dr. Roland Beckmann (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology). March 2016

Prof. Dr. Frank Griffel, Islamic Studies (Yale University, New Haven, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Peter Adamson (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion). April 2016

Prof. Dr. Helen Gilbert, Theater Studies (Royal Holloway University, London, UK). Host: Professor Christopher Balme (Faculty of History and the Arts). April 2016

Prof. Dr. Balazs Borsos, European Ethnology (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary). Host: Professor Dr. Thomas Reinhardt (Faculty for the Study of Culture). May 2016

Dr. Tomas Fernandez Caracciolo, Classical Philology (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina). Host: Professor Dr. Albrecht Berger (Faculty of History and the Arts). May 2016

Dr. Daniel A. Barber, Art History (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Christof Mauch (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). July 2016

Dr. Daniel L. Smith, Theology (Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Loren T. Stuckenbruck (Faculty of Protestant Theology). July 2016

Dr. Emiel Petrus Carla van der Vorst, Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands). Host: Professor Dr. Christian Weber (Institute for Prophylaxis and Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Diseases). July 2016

Prof. Dr. Mohamed T. Ahmed, General and Applied Linguistic Sciences (Ain Shams University, Abbasia, Egypt). Host: Professor Dr. Hans-Jörg Schmid (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). August 2016

Dr. Ahmed Magdy Ali, Organic Molecular Chemistry (Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt). Host: Professor Dr. Dirk Trauner (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology). August 2016

Dr. Veer Linseele, Prehistory and Ancient History (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium). Host: Professor Dr. Joris Peters (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine). August 2016

Dr. Julius Reyes, Chemistry of Natural Products (University of Chicago, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Dirk Trauner (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology). August 2016

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Pientka, Theoretical Informatics (McGill University, Montreal, Canada). Host: Professor Dr. Martin Hofmann (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics). September 2016

Prof. Dr. Dirk Schlimm, Theoretical Philosophy (McGill University, Montreal, Canada). Host: Professor Dr. Hannes Leitgeb (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion). September 2016

Dr. Christopher Yeomans, History of Philosophy (Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Günter Zöller (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion). September 2016

Dr. Angel Alcalde, Modern and Contemporary History (European University Institute, Florence, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Xose Manoel Nunez Seixas (Faculty of History and the Arts). October 2016

Prof. Dr. Enrico Cirelli, Medieval History (Università di Bologna, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Michael Mackensen (Faculty for the Study of Culture). October 2016

Dr. Philip John Victor Davies, Ancient History (University of Nottingham, UK) Host: Professor Dr. Martin Zimmermann (Faculty of History and the Arts). October 2016

Prof. Dr. Roman Frigg, Theoretical Philosophy (London School of Economics & Political Science, UK). Host: Prof. Dr. Stephan Hartmann (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion). October 2016

Dr. Ilya Berkovich, Military History (Vienna University, Vienna, Austria) Host: Professor Dr. Claudia Märtl (Faculty of History and the Arts). November 2016

Dr. Megumi Tatematsu, Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan) Host: Prof. Dr. Christoph Klein (Dr. von Hauner’s Children’s Hospital). November 2016

Dr. Anna-Skrollan Geiermann, Organic Chemistry (University of Innsbruck, Austria). Host: Professor Dr. Thomas Carell (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology). December 2016