Faculty of Humanities

Teach@Tübingen - Guests at the Faculty

Summer 2019

Dr. Katherine Bond

University of Cambridge

Invited by Prof. Dr. Renate Dürr
Institute of Modern History

Courses
  • Art Crime: the theft, forgery, looting and destruction of cultural heritage, past and present
  • Fashioning the Global Body in the Renaissance: Dress, ethnography, and costume books in visual culture

Dr. Curtis Runstedler

Durham University

Invited by Prof. Dr. Matthias Bauer
Institute of English Language and Literatures

Courses
  • Alchemical Imagery in Late Medieval and Early Modern Literature
  • The Classical and the Medieval in the Moral Universe of John Gower

Dr. Josiah Nyanda

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Invited by Prof. Dr. Russel West-Pavlov
Institute of English Language and Literatures

Courses
  • Narrating the self, narrating the other
  • Mapping the terrain: City versus Country

 

Daria Khlevnyuk

Stony Brook University

Invited by Prof. Dr. Klaus Gestwa
Institute for Eastern European History and Area Studies

Course
  • Memory Museums in Global Perspective: Russian Case

Winter 2018/2019

Elisa Tamburo

SOAS, University of London

Elisa Tamburo is currently working on her PhD dissertation which deals with the social and material consequenses relocation in Taiwan. She is guest at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and has been invited by Prof. Dr. Karin Polit. She will stay the whole academic year and presents two courses, namely "Urban anthropology in a global context" and "Anthropology of Infrastructure".

Jamie Page

University of Durham

During his time in Tübingen he will offer a course on masculinity in the Middle Ages.
He was invited by Prof. Ellen Widder of the Institute of Medival History and prolonged his stay for one semester.

Caroline Belanger

University of St. Andrews

Ms. Belanger is prolonging her stay as well. Hosted by the History Department (Prof. Mischa Meier, Ancient History) she will deal in her course with "satire and parody in the Roman empire". She is currently concluding her doctoral thesis at the University of St. Andrews.

Dr. Alexander Wilson

Durham University

Dr. Alexander Wilson was invited by Prof. Dr. Stefanie Gropper (Skandinavistik) and is eager to work with both her and Dr. Rebecca Merkelbach who also came to Tübingen with this program. During his two semester stay he proposes to teach two courses: “Alternative Communities in Old Norse Literature and Mythology” and “Outlaw Traditions in the Medieval North”.

Dr. Anna Kouremenos

University of Oxford

Dr. Kouremenos follows the invitation of Prof. Dr. Richard Posamentir from the Institute of Classical Archaelogy. She will stay the whole academic year 2018/19 and will teach two courses dealing with "Migration and mobility from the Roman to the early medieval period: the archaeological evidence" and "Themes in contemporary archaeology: globalization theory". Her research traces the Slavic migrations in Greece.

Summer 2018

Jamie Page

University of Durham

During his stay he will offer two courses on masculinity in the Middle Ages and on Microhistories of Premodern Europe.
He was invited by Prof. Ellen Widder of the Institute of Medival History.

Dr. Roberto Robalinho Lima

Universidade Federal Flumiense (UFF)

Prof. Sebastian Thies, on behalf of the Institute of Romance Language and Literatures is glad to host Postdoc Robalinho Lima who worked in his thesis on political movements and images in Brazil. He will also actively participate in the thematic network "Literary Cultures in the Global South".

Gwangsoon Lim

Korea University

Staying at the Department of Korea Studies he will hold an academic intercultural training for students who wish to spend their research in East Asia. His host is Prof. You Yae Lee.

Caroline Belanger

University of St. Andrews

Also hosted by the History Department (Prof. Mischa Meier, Ancient History) Ms. Belanger will deal in her course with "late antique geographical knowlegde". She is currently concluding her doctoral thesis at the University of St. Andrews.

Luke Davies

University College London

Since Mr. Davies' stay in the previous winter term turned out successfully, his host Prof. Ingried Hotz-Davies is pleased to prolong his stay at the English Seminar.