Eric Reinhart

MD-PhD candidate at Deptartment of Anthropology, Harvard University and School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Junior Visiting Fellow
(September 2020 – February 2021)

Project:

Acts of Writing: Racial Overdetermination, Psychiatric Rationality, Aesthetic Suspension

This book project develops a method-as-theory of “aesthetic anthropology” attentive to practices of aesthesis as distinct from anthropology of aesthetics and its focus on art objects. It is thus an ethnography of aesthetic acts, particularly writing, as counterhegemonic strategies for being-in-the-world in Chicago. In an intensely racialized, pathologized field context that overdetermines language of subject formation, this ethnography interweaves a deconstructive genealogy of the interrelation between racial and psychiatric discourses.

Current Visiting Fellows and Guests

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  • Ioannis Armakolas

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  • Dimitar Bechev

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  • Timofei Bordachev

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  • Magdalena Brodacka

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    Józef Tischner Junior Visiting Fellow
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  • Srdjan Cvijic

    Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society European Policy Institute

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2020 – June 2021)
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  • Julia De Clerck-Sachsse

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  • Judy Dempsey

    Journalist and Senior Fellow at Carnegie Europe

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  • Kapka Kassabova

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    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2020 – June 2021)
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  • Lenka Kerdová

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    Jan Patocka Junior Visiting Fellow
    (November 2020 – April 2021)
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  • Laurentiu Malomfalean

    Freelance translator and columnist, Cluj-Napoca

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (October 2020 – January 2021)
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  • Ezgican Özdemir

    PhD candidate, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, CEU

    Junior Visiting Fellowship
    (January – June 2021)
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  • Pedro Perfeito da Silva

    PhD candidate in Political Science, CEU Budapest

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October 2020 – February 2021)
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  • Michał Pospiszyl

    Adjunct of Philosophy and Cultural Studies, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences

    Józef Tischner Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2020 – January 2021)
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  • Eric Reinhart

    MD-PhD candidate at Deptartment of Anthropology, Harvard University and School of Medicine, University of Chicago

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2020 – February 2021)
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  • Teresa Reiter

    Head of Communications at Forum Alpbach, Western Balkans, and political activism expert, Vienna

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2020 – June 2021)
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  • Marci Shore

    Associate Professor of History, Yale University

    Visiting Fellow
    (July 2020 – June 2021)
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  • Volodymyr Sklokin

    Associate Professor of History, Ukrainian Catholic University

    Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (September 2020 – February 2021)
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  • Iryna Sklokina

    Researcher, Center for Urban History of East Central Europe

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (September 2020 – February 2021)
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  • Alison Smale

    Veteran editor and correspondent, The New York Times, The International Herald, Associated Press

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2020 – June 2021, in residence January 2021)
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  • Jan Vana

    PhD canditate, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January - March 2021) 
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  • Gabriela Vicanova

    PhD candidate, Department of General Anthropology, Charles University

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January - June 2021)
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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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