Author: Max Weber Stiftung

“I Am Interested in Learning More About the Knowledge Migrants Convey Through Their Often Silenced or Neglected Voices” – Interview with Albert Manke

Today, we talk to Albert Manke who is a Research Fellow at the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, based at the University of California, Berkeley.

“When You Work on Iran and With Iran, Life Is Always Full of Surprises” – Interview with Katja Rieck

Today, we talk to Katja Rieck. Currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Orient-Institut Istanbul, she is developing a new project on civil society charity organisations in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

“Knowledge Is My Immediate Research Object” – Interview with Yufei Zhou

Today, we talk to Yufei Zhou who is a historian of modern Japanese thought and global intellectual history. She specializes in entanglements between Europe and East Asia, with a focus on the transplantation of modern social scientific concepts, institutions, and theoretical paradigms.

“I Am Looking at Documents Held in the Provincial Archives at the Sino-Russian Border and in Taiwan” – Interview with Christina Till

Today, we talk to Christina Till. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Beijing Branch Office of Max Weber Foundation and a member of the international research project “Knowledge Unbound” and the submodule “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements“.

“A Closer Look at the Experiences of Iraqis and Poles Involved in the Academic Exchange” – Interview with Dorota Woroniecka-Krzyzanowska

Today, we talk to Dorota Woroniecka-Krzyzanowska who received her PhD in social sciences from the Polish Academy of Sciences and a BA in Arabic linguistics and culture from the University of Warsaw.