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Call for Applications - Fellowship Program

The Center is looking for applications for fellowships by scholars whose research may contribute to one of the following projects:

A Translingual Conceptual History of Chinese Worlds

How is the future consciously and unconsciously created and transformed using certain terms and concepts? The creation of worlds through concepts is at the center of this project.

Social Worlds: China's Cities as Spaces of Worldmaking

The project "Social Worlds: China's cities as Spaces of Worldmaking" addresses the question how social worlds are generated, transformed, or marginalized in China’s cities under conditions of rapid social change, advancing urbanization and globalization.

Conceptions of World Order and Their Social Carrier Groups

How did global transformations or global moments impact visions of world order in different parts of the world? This subproject will explore the transformation of conceptions of world order between the late nineteenth century and the present.

Epochal Life Worlds: Man, Nature and Technology in Narratives of Crisis and Change

Catastrophes and moments of crisis can bring about long-term, epochal changes in life worlds. The project investigates different narratives of world that emerge in such periods of upheaval.