Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology in China

GastwissenschaftlerInnen und Lehrbeauftragte




Anna Lisa Ahlers

Lehrbeauftragte im SoSe 2021

Anna Ahlers studied sinology and political science at the University of Tübingen, Peking University, and Renmin University (PR China), and holds a PhD in China Studies from the University of Tübingen. Before joining the MPIWG in January 2020, she was a tenured Associate Professor in Modern Chinese Society and Politics at the University of Oslo, Norway. She has also worked at the University of Bonn (FIW), Zhejiang University (PR China), the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), Academia Sinica (RoChina), and the University of Chicago where she was a Wigeland Visiting Professor in the academic year 2018/19. She is a board member of the Junge Akademie (BBAW und Leopoldina) and a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin in 2020/21.

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Dr. Irene Anastasiadou

Lehrbeauftragte im SoSe 2017

Dr. Anastasiadou has studied history and philosophy of science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece). She did her PhD on Transnationalism and Railways in the Interbellum (Amsterdam University Press 2012) at the Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences of the University of Technology Eindhoven (The Netherlands). Since 2014, Dr. Anastasiadou is an IPODI fellow at TUB and teaches at the Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology in China.