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Fellows 2021/22

Dr. Sakariyau Alabi Aliyu

stay: 10.01.2022 - 10.05.2022

Sakariyau Aliyu Alabi is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria where he has been teaching the history of the Muslim World since 2008. He had his Masters in history from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and for his terminal degree was at Universitiet Leiden, the Netherlands. ...more


Dr. Koumassol Midinette Endurence Dissake

stay: 01.03.2022 - 31.07.2022

She holds a PhD degree in Applied Linguistics. From 2014 to 2016, she worked on the domain of ‘Language and People with different abilities’ (Hearing Impaired Education). In 2017, in the frame of her PhD dissertation, she investigated the legal language-related problems of Cameroon courtrooms (courtroom Discourse Analysis). ...more


Prof. Dr. Viviane de Freitas

stay: 01.10.2021 - 31.07.2022

Viviane de Freitas is an associate professor of English and Literature of the Center for Culture, Languages ​​and Applied Technologies at Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Brazil (CECULT-UFRB). ...more


Prof. Dr. Henriette Gunkel

stay: 01.10.2021 - 31.07.2022

Henriette Gunkel is professor for the transformation of audiovisual media with a focus on gender and queer theory at the Institute for Media Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Her research focuses on the politics of time from a decolonizing and queer-feminist perspective. ...more


Dr. Sharon Omotoso

stay: 11.10.2021 - 07.01.2022

Sharon Adetutu Omotoso holds a PhD in Philosophy (Applied Ethics) with focus on Media and Gender Studies. She is an alumnus of the COADY International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University Canada, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye and The Polytechnic Ibadan. ...more


Prof. Dr. Ivo Ritzer

stay: 01.10.2021  - 31.03.2022

Ivo Ritzer holds the Chair of Comparative Media Studies at the University of Bayreuth. He has given invited talks all over the world for many years, while his publications include multiple essays just as several monographs and edited volumes, with topics such as media aesthetics, media philosophy, and media archaeology. ...more


Prof. Dr. Clarissa Vierke

stay: 01.10.2021 – 31.03.2022

Clarissa Vierke is professor of Literatures in African Languages at the University of Bayreuth. Taking a comparative approach on African literatures, she is interested in questions of poetics, the interrelationship of literature and questions of epistemologies, as well as literary adaptations. ...more


Prof. Dr. Susanne Lachenicht

stay: 01.10.2021 - 31.03.2022

Susanne Lachenicht holds the Chair of Early Modern History at the University of Bayreuth. ...more


Dr. Isao Murahashi

stay: 13.01.2022 - 13.03.2022

My fields of study are cultural anthropology and Area studies. I have fieldwork experience in Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Uganda as well as Kenya. ...more


Prof. Dr. Babacar Mbaye Diop

stay: 01.10.2021 - 28.02.2022

Babacar Mbaye Diop holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Rouen. He is currently Associete Professeur in Aesthetics, Philosophy of Art and Culture at the Department of Philosophy of Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar. His latest book Critique de la notion d'art africain was published by Hermann in Paris in 2018. ...more


Dr. Susanne Mohr

stay: 15.11.2021 – 15.12.2021

Susanne Mohr studied English linguistics & literature, and Romance linguistics at RWTH Aachen University (2003-2007). In 2011, she obtained a PhD in general linguistics from the University of Cologne with a thesis on mouth actions in Irish Sign Language. At the same time, she took classes in African Studies in Cologne. ...more

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