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Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum International Visiting Professorship

The “Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum International Visiting Professorship” was created to strengthen the Humanities, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences at the University of Augsburg and to increase their international visibility. The Professorship is filled with a wide range of world-acclaimed individuals with outstanding achievements in science, academia, politics, society, arts and literature. With public lectures, seminars and debates on topical and relevant social and political issues, the Professorship creates an important exchange platform between the guests, the university and the residents of Augsburg.

 

Current and previous holders of the Professorship

Achille MbembeSummer Semester 2018
Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum International Visiting Professorship: Achille Mbembe, Professor of History and Political Sciences

 Haideh MoghissiSummer Semester 2017
Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum International Visiting Professorship: Haideh Moghissi, Professor of Sociology

 mouhanad_khorchide_thumbWinter Semester 2016/17
Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum International Visiting Professorship: Mouhanad Khorchide, Professor of Islamic Theology 

Avi-Primor_thumbSummer Semester 2015
Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum International Visiting Professorship: Avi Primor, former Israeli Ambassador to Germany

The Faculty of Philology and History, the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Catholic Theology take turns in inviting candidates for the Professorship once every year.

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