Monthly Archives: January 2018

Alexander J. Schwitanski: RUB Research Fellow at JNU New Delhi, India

For me it was my first time in Delhi and India – and outside of Europe at all. Unsurprisingly, my secondment in Delhi was a challenge which taught me a better understanding of space and time as social categories. Delhi is … Continue reading

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Jan Balbierz: JU SPECTRESS Fellow at New Delhi, India

The “Indian experience” was not new to me. The first time I came to Delhi was in winter 1990. The world I have lived in was about to change – everyone was talking about the first free elections, the opening … Continue reading

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Nicholas Johnson: TCD SPECTRESS Fellow at Yale University

The SPECTRESS network supported me to spend May – July 2016 at the Centre for Cultural Sociology at Yale University, developing a new dimension of research for my ongoing multi-disciplinary and multi-output project The Way of the Language, which explores … Continue reading

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Gerhard Lubich: RUB SPECTRESS fellow in São Paulo

Making a transfer from the northern to the southern hemisphere in late winter means arriving in late tropical summer, a medievalist in the new world that came into being after the Middle Ages – honi soit qui mal y pense. … Continue reading

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Laura Izarra: USP SPECTRESS Fellow in Ruhr University, Germany

My secondment at the Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. 2-30 June 2017. The Institute for Social Movements was founded in 1980 as the “Institute for Research on the History of European Workers’ Movements”. It is a central … Continue reading

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Sujay Biswas: JNU SPECTRESS Fellow in Zagreb, Croatia

The historian who draws an analogy between the break-up of nation-states like the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (into six independent republics of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia), with the birth of nation-states like India, finds … Continue reading

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Prof. Sadhana Naithani: JNU Fellow in Tartu, Estonia.

One of the SPECTRESS partners – Professor Aditya Mukherji – told me about the project and encouraged me to apply for funding so as to complete my on-going research on Baltic folkloristics. I received support for my research on the … Continue reading

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