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Humboldt Foundation

Humboldt Research Fellows at LMU

München, 03/04/2019

In 2018, 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:

Prof. Dr. Paolo Mancosu, Theoretical Philosopy (University of California, Berkeley, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Dr. Hannes Leitgeb, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. January 2018.

Prof. Dr. Herman Wasserman, Journalism and Communication Science (University of Cape Town, South Africa). Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Hanitzsch, Institute of Communication Science and Media Research. January 2018.

Prof. Dr. Aleksandar Jaksic, International Civil Law (University of Belgrade, Serbia). Host: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hau, Faculty of Law. February 2018

Dr. Kateryna Kobchenko, Modern and Contemporary History (Kiev National University, Ukraine). Host: Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze-Wessel, Graduate School for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies. February 2018

Dr. Aidin Lak, Biophysics (Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genoa, Italy). Host: Prof. Dr. Jan Lipfert, Department of Physics. February 2018

Prof. Dr. Przemyslaw Marciniak, Classical Philology (University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland). Host: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Berger, Institute of Byzantine Studies, History of Byzantine Art and Modern Greek Studies. February 2018

Dr. Mohammad Javad Safari, Biomedical Technology and Medical Physics (University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). Host: Prof. Dr. Katia Parodi, Faculty of Physics. February 2018

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Ferraris, Theoretical Philosophy (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy). Host: Prof. Dr. Julian Nida-Rümelin, Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion. March 2018

Dr. Diletta Gamberini, History of Art (Max Planck Institute for the History of Art, Florence, Italy). Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer, Institute of Art History. März 2018

Dr. Maria Ivanova, Molecular Organic Chemistry (Université de Rouen, France). Host: Prof. Dr. Paul Knochel, Institute of Organic Chemistry. March 2018

Dr. Valentina I. Mordvintseva, Steppe Archaeology (Russian Academy of Sciences). Host: Prof. Dr. Salvatore Ortisi, Institute of Prehistoric and Early Medieval Archaeology and the Archaeology of the Roman Provinces. March 2018

Dr. Andrew Perrin, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies (Trinity Western University, Langley, Canada). Host: Prof. Dr. Loren T. Stuckenbrock. March 2018

Prof. Dr. Fernando Daniel Stefani, Optics, Atomic Physics, Plasma Physics (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina). Host: Prof. Dr. Philip Tinnefeld, Department of Chemistry. March 2018.

Prof. Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Condensed Matter and Surface Chemistry, Materials Synthesis (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, India). Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Bein, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. May 2015

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Hui, History of Science (Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch, Rachel Carson Center. May 2018

Prof. Dr. Alexander Regier, English and American Literature (Rice University, Houston, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Döring, Faculty of Language and Literatures. May 2018

Prof. Dr. Paola Arlotta, Developmental Neurobiology (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz, Institute of Physiology. June 2018

Prof. Dr. Ioannis Demetracopoulos, Philosophie (University of Patras, Greece). Host: Dr. Sergei Mariev, Institute of Byzantine Studies, History of Byzantine Art and Modern Greek Studies. July 2018

Dr. Alexander Krasovitsky, General and Applied Linguistics (University of Oxford, UK). Host: Prof. Dr. Jonathan Harrington, Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing. July 2018

Prof. Dr. Yun-Dong Wu, Molecular Organic Chemistry (Peking University, PR China). Host: Prof. Dr. Christian Ochsenfeld, Chair of Theoretical Chemistry. July 2018

Prof. Dr. Enkeleida Kapia, General and Applied Linguistics (Center for Albanian Studies, Tirana, Albania). Host: Prof. Dr. Jonathan Harrington, Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing. August 2018.

Prof. Dr. Miklos Redei, 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. August 2018

Dr. Elisavet P. Sioumpara, Classical Archaeology (Ministry of Culture Acropolis Restoration Service, Athens, Greece). Host: Prof. Dr. Rolf Michael Schneider, Institute of Classical Archaeology. August 2018.

Prof. Dr. Ivan Drpic, Art History (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Berger, Institute of Byzantine Studies, History of Byzantine Art and Modern Greek Studies. September 2018.

Dr. Patricio A. Fernandez, Practical Philosophy (Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain). Host: Prof. Dr. Monika Betzler, Chair of Classical Philosophy and Rhetoric. September 2018

Prof. Dr. Dean Toste, Molecular Organic Chemistry (University of California, Berkeley, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Paul Knochel, Institute of Organic Chemistry. September 2018

Dr. Niels Zijlstra, Biophysics (University of Zürich, Switzerland). Host: Prof. Dr. Thorben Cordes, Department of Biology I. September 2018

Rafael Gontijo de Andrade Brasil, Public Finances and Tax Law (Distrito Consultoria de Relacoes Governamentais, Brazil). Host: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Weidefeld, Center for Applied Research in Political Sciences (CAP). October 2018

Dr. Audrey Mathys, Typology, Non-European Languages, Historical Linguistics (Fondation Dosne-Thiers, Frankreich). Host: Prof. Dr. Olav Hackstein, Chair of Historical and Indo-European Linguistics. October 2018

Dr. habil. Mariagrazia Rizzi, Legal and Political Philosophy, History of Constitutional Law, Legal Theory (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy). Host: Prof. Dr. Johannes Platschek, Faculty of Law. October 2018

Dr. Kateryna Trofymchuk, Synthesis and Properties of Functional Materials (Université de Strasbourg, France). Host: Prof. Dr. Philip Tinnefeld, Department of Chemistry. October 2018

Dr. Alistair Maurice Carter Isaac, Theoretical Philosophy (University of Edinburgh, UK). Host: Prof. Dr. Dr. Hannes Leitgeb, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. November 2018

Dr. Arianna Soldati, Petrology (University of Missouri, Columbia, USA). Host: Prof. Dr. Donald Bruce Dingwell, Faculty of Geosciences. December 2018.