Visiting Scholars/Fellows

Cláudio PINHEIRO, Visiting Scholar at WISO (January-March, 2019)
Professor of Asian and African Studies, Rio de Janeiro Federal University; International Scholar at Universität zu Köln (2017-2019); Chairman of Sephis (South-South Exchange Programme for the Research on the History of Development).

His research concerns Global Histories of Slavery considering: a) how Early Modern European systems of classification affected non-European forms of dependency in South Asia and South America; and b) debates around theories of slavery, read through sociological approach to historiography on slavery. His visit includes collaboration with Prof. Dr. Juliane Schiel on semantics of slavery.
For further information, see here

Sarah Baumann, M.A. (August 2018 - January 2019)

Doctoral student and holder of the Doc.Mobility fellowship funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
PhD project «Prostitution in Swiss Cities after 1945: regulations, practices, representations» (working title).
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Daša Ličen (April - July 2018)

Junior Researcher at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
PhD project "Cultural Associations in Trieste as the Setting of the Identification Processes of the Triestine Population (1848-1914)".
Daša Ličen considers cultural associations to be a window revealing major social changes occurring in late Habsburg Trieste. She is especially interested in the interactions between different nation-building projects within the same city.
For more information see here.