The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies has announced the arrival of its 2007 spring fellows. The center is dedicated to fostering the study of European history, politics, and society at Harvard. Visiting scholars play an active role in the intellectual life of the center and the University. While in Cambridge, the scholars conduct research, advise students, and give public talks.
The 13 fellows who will join the center this spring are as follows:
Duncan Bell, the University of Cambridge and Christ’s College, Cambridge. Bell is researching the intellectual origins of the Anglo-American “special relationship.”
Renato Camurri, University of Verona. Camurri is researching fascist political elites and the exile of Italian intellectuals in the United States from 1930 to 1950.
Cecilia Castaño Collado, Complutense University of Madrid. Castaño’s current research focuses on women in corporate hierarchies.
Charles Doran, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Doran is completing a book focusing on the restructuring of the international system in the 21st century and the impact of the rise of the new great powers on Europe, Asia, and North America.
Nikolaus Förster, features editor of the Financial Times Deutschland. Förster will conduct research on notions towards capitalism.
Charlotte Hille, University of Amsterdam. Hille is writing a book on clans and democratization, looking into the democratization processes in Chechnya, Albania, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Manja Klemenãiã, postdoctoral fellow, University of Cambridge. Klemenãiã’s current focus is the Slovenian government’s preparations for the European Union presidency in 2008.
Nicola Lacey, London School of Economics. Lacey is a legal scholar working on conceptions of responsibility for crime and the institutional conditions of their existence since the 18th century.
Francesca Leder, University of Ferrara (Italy). Leder is writing a book on the role of landscape issues across Europe in regional planning and local development.
Fátima Monteiro, Center for Cape Verdean Studies (Portugal). Monteiro is studying cooperation between Cape Verde and the European Union.
J. Hanns Pichler, University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna. Pichler’s work is focused on small and medium enterprises.
Spyridon Tegos, University of Athens. Tegos is a philosopher working on a comparative study of economic and social sentiments.
Sylvie Tissot, Marc Bloch University (France). Tissot is doing fieldwork for a comparative study of the gentrification of Paris and Boston’s South End.