Category: People

“Analyzing the Social Life of Stereotypes” – Interview with Sören Urbansky

We regularly introduce scholars that work in the project by letting them answer three short questions. Today, we talk to Sören Urbansky, a research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC. Sören...

“I concentrate on knowledge exchange between the People’s Republic of Poland and Arab countries” – Interview with Mustafa Switat

Today, we talk to Mustafa Switat who received his PhD in social sciences from the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw and a MA in psychology at the Palacký University (Czech Republic).

“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.