Andrew Brandel

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PhD in Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Junior Visiting Fellow
(September 2016 – April 2017)

Project:

City of Letters: The Making of Literary Life in Berlin

My book examines how the identification of German culture with the literary today continues to play a crucial role in the negotiation of the past, the experience of the present, and the articulation of a hope for the future. Through my fieldwork in Berlin, I track how the literary offers resources for imagining ordinary life anew, but also how those efforts can stumble or fail. Each chapter explores a different figuration of literary thought, as expressed in the lives and work of readers and writers, poets and booksellers, exiles and translators.

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Trump, Contemporary Fascisms and the Acquiescence of the Left

To whatever extent we may be tempted to call the current threat fascism, it must be acknowledged that we no longer live in the world of 1930s Europe. This, instead, would be a fascism born of a bourgeois fantasy of enduring domination, given shape, for example, as the American dream - white, Christian, heteronormative, masculine.
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    Newfelpro post-doctoral Fellow in History and Gender Studies, Centre for Cultural and Historical Research of Socialism, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula

    EURIAS Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October 2016 – July 2017)
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  • Ekaterina Borozdina

    Senior research fellow in Sociology, National Research Tomsk State University

    Alexander Herzen Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January – June 2017)
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  • Andrew Brandel

    PhD in Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2016 – April 2017)
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  • Holly Case

    Associate Professor of History, Brown University

    Visiting Fellow
    (September 2016 – June 2017)
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  • Evgeny Dobrenko

    Professor and Head, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies; Co-Director, Prokhorov Centre, University of Sheffield

    EURIAS Visiting Fellow
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  • Tetiana Kalenychenko

    PhD candidate in Cultural and Religious studies, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kyiv

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (February – July 2017)
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  • Walter Kemp

    Senior Fellow, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

    Visiting Fellow
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  • Erika A. Kiss

    Associate Research Scholar, Director, University Center for Human Values Film Forum, Princeton University

    Visiting Fellow
    (September 2016 – August 2017)
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  • Karl-Heinz Kohl

    Prof. em. of Cultural Anthropology, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

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  • Polina Kolozaridi

    Sociologist, junior researcher, Higher School of Economics, Moscow

    Guest
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  • Piotr Koryś

    Adjunct Professor of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw

    Bronislaw Geremek Visiting Fellow
    (September 2016 – June 2017)
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  • Stephen Kotkin

    Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University; Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

    Guest
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  • Marta Králiková

    PhD candidate in Political Science, Comenius University, Bratislava

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January – May 2017)
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  • Piotr Kubasiak

    PhD candidate in Catholic Theology, University of Vienna

    Bronislaw Geremek Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2016 – June 2017)
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  • Wiktor Marzec

    PhD candidate in Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University, Budapest

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (April – June 2017)
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  • Barbara Matejčić

    Freelance journalist, editor and researcher, Zagreb

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (March – June 2017)
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  • Uliana Movchan

    Assistant Professor of Political Science, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (February – July 2017)
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  • Jan-Werner Müller

    Professor of Politics, Princeton University

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  • Reka Kinga Papp

    Freelance journalist and anchorperson, Budapest

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (April – June 2017)
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  • Gleb Pavlovsky

    President, Center of Effective Policies; Member, Public Chamber of the Russian Federation; Editor-in-Chief, The Russian Journal, Moscow

    Guest, Russia in Global Dialogue
    (April 2017)
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  • Stefaniya Ptashnyk

    Research associate, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (March – June 2017)
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  • Lukas Schemper

    PhD in International History and Politics, Graduate Institute, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (March – May 2017)
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  • Anton Shekhovtsov

    Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (January 2016 – December 2017)
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  • Diego Silva-Garzon

    PhD Candidate in Anthropology and Sociology of Development, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
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  • Ondřej Slačálek

    Assistant Professor of Political Science, Charles University, Prague

    Jan Patočka Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January – June 2017)
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  • Nataliya Snyadanko

    Freelance author and translator, Lviv

    Paul Celan Visitng Fellow
    (February – June 2017)
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  • Noa Swisa

    MA student in German Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (March – May 2017)
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  • Gáspár Miklós Tamás

    Professor of Philosophy, Budapest

    Visiting Fellow
    (January – October 2017)
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  • Elena Trubina

    Philosopher, cultural anthropologist, Ural Federal University, Institute of Social and Political Studies, Ekaterinburg

    Alexander Herzen Visiting Fellow
    (February – July 2017)
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  • Alexandra Yatsyk

    Director, Centre for Cultural Studies of post-Socialism, Kazan Federal University; Visiting Researcher, Сentre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, University of Uppsala, Sweden

    Alexander Herzen Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January – June 2017)
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Former Visiting Fellows and Guests

Since its establishment in 1982, the IWM has hosted more than 1000 Visiting Fellows (VF), Junior Visiting Fellows (JVF) and Guests. As a rule, we state the affiliation they had at the time of their fellowship.

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