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".
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. 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.
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".