Visiting Fellows

Visiting Fellows – Long vacation 2015

Aguirre, Dr Mercedes
Complutense University, Madrid
From February 2015 – July 2015.

Aoki, Professor Atsushi and Dr Jihhuah Lee
Legal and social history in Late Imperial China
Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
From April 2015 - March 2016

Appleby, Gabrielle PhD
Constitutional Law, focussing on the nature, exercise and accountability of executive power.
University of New South Wales, Australia
From July 2015 to October 2015

Bartels, Lorana PhD and Tim Hollo
Criminal Law and Criminology, especially sentancing, corrections and women offenders and victims.
University of Canberra, Australia.
From August 2015 to December 2015

Bein, Professor Thomas
Physical Chemistry and Nanoscience, nanoporous materials and frameworks, photovoltaics, targeted drug delivery.
University of Munich, Germany
From April 2015 - September 2015

Buxton, Professor Richard PhD
University of Bristol, UK
From February 2015 – July 2015. 

Chen, Huaiyu Chen PhD
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
From November 2014 – July 2015. 

Connolly, Professor Andrew PhD and Nancy
Cosmology and galaxy evolution with an emphasis on large astrophysical surveys
The University of Washington, Seattle, USA
From September 2014 – August 2015.

Dillon, Charles PhD
Modern and Medieval Languages
Queen's University, Belfast.

Domingos, Professor Tiago and Professor Tania Sousa
Ecological Economics and Modelling, based on Thermodynamics with application to sustainable development issues.
University of Lisbon, Portugal
From April 2015 - July 2015  

Estes, Professor Heide and Douglas Morse
Anglo-Saxon literature and language, with interest in ecocriticism and digital humanities
Monmouth University, New Jersey USA
From August 2014 – July 2015.

Garipzanov, Professor Ildar and Dr Annika Boestein Myhr
Cultural history of late Antiquity, the early middle ages and the Viking Age
University of Oslo, Norway
From September 2015 - May 2016

Gramling, Professor Robert
Medical decision-making communication in serious illness
University of Rochester Medical Centre, USA
From January 2015 to July 2015.

Jackson, Professor Andrew PhD
Geophysics and fluid mechanics, particularly studies of the Earth's magnetic field
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
From August 2014 – August 2015.  

Katsuyama, Professor Takayuki and Kuri Katsuyama
Early Modern Theatre, especially Shakespeare
Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
From September 2014 – August 2015.

Kobow, Dr Beatrice and Trevor Wedman
Philosophy - how to do things with fictions.
University of Leipzig, Germany
From January 2015 - December 2015

Korn, Agnes PhD
Linguistics of Iranian languages including contemporary minority languages and historical grammar.
Frankfurt University, Germany
From April 2015 - September 2015  

Kósa, Gábor PhD and Noémi Kósáné Birinyi
A Comparative Analysis of Manichaean Texts and Paintings – New Discoveries from China and Japan (2006-2012)
ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary
From October 2014 – August 2015.  

Kröll, Professor Stefan and Katja
The public international law implications of the (non-) enforcement of arbitral awards
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
From August 2014 to July 2015.  

Lee, Professor Hye-Soo PhD and Jung-Ho Jin
Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
July 2014 – July 2015.      

Mattila, Professor Seppo
University of Turku, Finland
Supernovae, their progenitor stars and occurrence in strongly star-forming galaxies, medical imaging.
September 2015 - June 2016.  

Mitchell, Dr Lisa and Ramnarayan Singh Rawat
Public space and Indian democracy; cultural history of cement in South Asia; ethnography of informal urban credit networks
University of Pennsylvania, Phildelphia, USA
From August 2014 – July 2015. 

Okada, Professor Yoshitaka and Sumika Okada
Semiconductor quantum nanostructures and application to high-efficiency advanced solar cells.
RCAST The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Palmer, Professor John and Elizabeth
Classical Philosophy, with a focus on Platonic Value Theory
University of Florida, USA.   

Ramaswamy, Muruga PhD
Law University of Macau, China
From July 2015 - December 2015

Shalev, Zur PhD and Mrs Ruth Liberty-Shalev
Early modern European cultural and intellectual history
University of Haifa, Israel
From August 2015 - August 2016

Smith, Professor Wendy and Professor Michael Posner
Business administration - how leaders and their organisations succeed in the face of complex, challenging and competing demands.
University of Delaware, USA.
From August 2015 - July 2016

Suk, Professor Ju Yeon and Professor Sang Wook Yi
The history of Korean Language, Korean Language Education
Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea
From July 2015 - July 2016

Uro, Risto PhD,and Marjatta
Ritual Theory and Early Christianity
University of Helsinki, Finland
From  September 2014 – August 2015.  

Van der Wolf, Dr Michiel and Florine Van Der Wolf – de Lijster
The interface of criminal law and psychiatry
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
From September 2014 – July 2015.  

Yi, Professor Okyeon
Decision-making process in U.S. Politics and Comparative Federalism.
Seoul National University, South Korea
From May 2015 - July 2015  

Yi, Professor Sang Wook and Professor Ju Yeon Suk
Philosophy of Science and Technology, especially its ethical and social aspects.
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea.



Visiting Scholar

Chihara, Takahiro PhD
Unveiling the molecular mechanism of neural circuit formation in Drosophila.
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Visiting Fellows

Clare Hall has the largest number of Visiting Fellows of any college in Cambridge, which provides a culturally rich and professionally diverse environment for academic research. Distinguished academics from universities all over the world intending to visit Cambridge during a period of study leave may apply to the College, and the Fellowship Committee recommends successful candidates for election for up to one year. Former Visiting Fellows become Life Members of the College and often return for friendly re-visits or for further study leave in the future. The Fellows of Clare College on study leave have a right to become members with the status of Visiting Fellow.

Personal reflections by Visiting Fellows past and present

Clare Hall has an enviable reputation as a centre of excellence for advanced study, with a culturally cosmopolitan feel and a warm, welcoming approach to family life. There have been hundreds of Visiting Fellows over the years and many look forward to returning when the opportunity arises. Visiting Fellows become Life Members of Clare Hall and are welcomed back at any time to participate in College life.

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Updated  Jan.16.2015