Prof. Dr. Sebastian Conrad
Freie Universität Berlin
Principal Investigator of the project "A Translingual Conceptual History of Chinese Worlds"
Sebastian Conrad holds the Chair of Modern History at Freie Universität Berlin where he directs the MA-Program “Global History” and the Graduate School “Global Intellectual History”. He was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg) in Berlin, and a visiting professor at the École des Hautes Études in Paris, at the University of California, Santa Barbara; and at the New School, New York. He is an elected member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and of the Academia Europaea. His work focuses on East Asia (primarily Japan), colonialism/postcolonialism, and global history (see his What Is Global History? Princeton University Press 2016).