Visiting Fellow

Professor Igal Shvartz

Subject: Hebrew Literature

Department/Institution: Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature and Culture, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


Professor Ayako Sakurai

Subject: European Culture and Society

Department/Institution: School of International Communication, Senshu University (Tokyo, Japan)


Professor Karen Heimer

Subject: Criminology and Violence Studies

Department/Institution: Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Iowa, USA

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Professor Mathew Lewsey

Mat Lewsey is a hands-on lab biologist turned data-crunching genome scientist. He studies how plants perceive and interact with the world around them through regulation of their genes. His lab at the La Trobe Institute for Agriculture and Food (La Trobe University, Australia) is home to a diverse team of engineers, computational biologists, geneticists and more. Their work spans from the fundamental to the applied, involving commercial partners who grow a range of agricultural crops such as cannabis, opium poppies, barley, oats and peas.

Professor Florin Bilbiie

Florin Bilbiie is Professor of Economics at University of Lausanne, Research Fellow of the CEPR and Editor of European Economic Review. Before 2018, he was a Professor at Paris School of Economics and Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne for 9 years, and before that at Oxford University (Nuffield College) and HEC Paris. He visited and consulted with several central banks (New York Fed, Chicago Fed, ECB, Bank of England, Bundesbank, Riksbank, etc.) and held visiting positions with the National Bureau of Economic Research, New York University (NYC and Abu Dhabi) and CREi Barcelona.

Professor Kathryn Miller-Jensen

Kathryn Miller-Jensen is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University. Research in her lab combines experimental and computational approaches to study signaling and transcriptional regulation in the innate immune system, with a focus on how cell-to-cell heterogeneity drives healthy and disease phenotypes. Recent work in the lab explores the regulation of functional heterogeneity in macrophages in inflammation, and how macrophage-mediated extracellular signaling networks shape the melanoma tumor microenvironment.

Professor Davide Cadeddu

Subject: History of Political Theory / Historiography

Department / institution: Department of Historical Studies, University of Milan, Italy

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Davide Cadeddu, FRHistS, is Associate Professor of History of Political Theory and member of the Doctoral School in Historical Studies at the University of Milan.

Professor Haviva Ishay

Subject: Medieval Hebrew Literature

Department/institution: Ben-Gurion University, Israel

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Professor Sze Y Set

Subject: Laser and Photonics

Department/Institution: Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, Japan

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Professor Marco Zingano

Marco Zingano is Full Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He holds his BA and MA degrees from the University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre (Brazil), where he presented a MA thesis on Kant’s philosophy of history in 1987. He then obtained a PhD degree in 1993 from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris; his PhD thesis, under the supervision of Cornelius Castoriadis, centred on the notion of prohairesis in Aristotle’s moral philosophy.