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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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Minakshi Rajdev: JNU Fellow in Krakow, Poland.

Krakow, a southern Polish city, was a window to the antipodal edge of the world for me. My secondment in one of the oldest universities of Europe, Jagiellonian University gave me opportunities not only for academic synthesis but also interactions … Continue reading

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Kashmir Dhankhar: JNU SPECTRESS Fellow in Germany

Visiting Germany as a SPECTRESS fellow was a marvelous experience. Even on the first day, I found out that this is a completely different world. Everything is systematic and structured. However, I mixed with people and academics in no time. … Continue reading

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Andrzej Michalczyk: RUB SPECTRESS Fellow in São Paulo

In December 2017, I spent almost a month as SPECTRESS scholar in Brazil. At first, I stayed at USP where I had excellent opportunities for valuable collaboration and interaction with academic staff and Ph.D. students. My academic host was Professor … Continue reading

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