CAS SELECTION OF FELLOWS FOR 2019 – 2020
• Murray-Miller, Gavin (Cardiff University): Europe, Islam and Trans-Imperial Networks, 1850-1924;
• Nannini, Alessandr (New Europe College, Bucharest): Aesthetics as "medicina mentis"? A Reconsideration of the Origins of Aesthetics as a Philosophical Science;
• Appelbaum, Robert (Cultural Studies, Malmö University): The Renaissance Discovery of Violence, from Boccaccio to Shakespeare;
• Laniel, Jean-François (Université Laval): Religion and Politics in an Age of Pluralism. The Comparative Study of Small Nations(1991-2018).
Gerda Henkel Fellows:
• Kılınç Nilay (University of Rijek, Centre for Advanced Studies South Eastern Europe): Highly-Skilled Turkish Migrants' Search for Alternative Diaspora Spaces in Europe: How They Build (Digital) Social Networks Beyond the ‘Culture of Rejection';
• Gordeeva, Irina (St. Philarets' Christian Orthodox Institute, Moscow,): History Tolstoyans and International Pacifist Movement in the 1920-1930s: The Early History of European Transnational Solidarity.
Bulgarian Junior Fellows:
• Shivarov, Stoyan (Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"): Lost Pages: (Ottoman) Turkish Language Periodicals in Bulgaria (1878 – 1944). Muslim Tradition versus Nationalism;
• Nachev, Ivaylo (Institute for Balkan Studies & Center of Thracology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences): The Politics of Street Names: Naming and Renaming Public Spaces in the Bulgarian Capital City of Sofia, 1878 – 2018;
• Belov, Martin (Sofia University): Constitutional Semiotics. Theory of Imaginative, Visual and Emotional Discourses in Constitutional Law;
• Toncheva, Svetoslava (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, BAS): Living with or versus Nature? – Mitigation of Human-bear Conflicts as a Bridge towards „politics of conviviality".
Bulgarian Diaspora Fellows:
• Davidova, Eugenia (Portland State University, Department of International and Global Studies): Dutiful Nurses: War, Public Health, and Gender in Southeast Europe (1878-1941);
• Topouzova, Lilia (Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto): The Life-Stories of Bulgarian Gulag Survivors in the Post-Communist Public Space.
Bulgarian Senior Pforzheimer Fellowships:
• Evstatiev, Simeon (Center for Oriental Studies, Department of Arabic and Semitic Studies, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski): From the Middle East to the Balkans: Salafism and the Muslim Quest for Certainty;
• Dimitrova, Margaret ("St Kliment Ohridski" University of Sofia): Hieromonk Panteleimon, Prohegоumenos and Archimandritis of Hilandar Monastery: Style and Language Strategies of an „Excellent Preacher".