Visiting Fellows 2022

Karen Uslin

Adjunct Professor of Music History, Rowan University

Visiting period March 2-April 1

Karen Uslin is adjunct professor of Music History and Fellow for the Center of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Rowan University. Her main areas of expertise include music from the concentration camp of Theresienstadt and music from Central/Eastern Europe. Her current work includes examining music criticism during the period of World War II.

For more information please contact Pontus Rudberg (

Alexander Dukalskis

Associate Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin

Visiting period: March 7-20

Alexander Dukalskis is Associate in the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin. His Research concerns authoritarian states, transitional justice, Asian Politics and international human rights.

For more information, please contact Joakim Kreutz (

Diego Acosta

Professor in European Migration Law, Law Department, University of Bristol.

Visiting period: March 27 - April 9

His work discusses Migration Law as a central aspect of globalisation and analyses various processes of inclusion and exclusion and their implications for the rule of law in Europe, Latin America and elsewhere.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Thorburn Stern

Volker Kaul

Senior research fellow at the Institute for the Interregional Study of Constitutionalism at Charles University in Prague.   

Visiting period: October 2022

His research focuses on social identities, with a special focus on the Arab and Muslim world.

For more information, please contact Gina Gustavsson (

Gleb Bogush

(Former) Associate Professor in International Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Visiting period: April 4-May 3

För mer information vänligen kontakta Ausra Padskocimaite (

Yulia Razmetaeva

Associate Professor, Theory and Philosophy of Law Department, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Visiting period: April 25-June 4

Yulia Razmetaeva is Associate Professor of the Theory and Philosophy of Law Department of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, and Head of the University's Center for Law, Ethics and Digital Technologies.

For more Information, please contact Anna-Sara Lind (

Pamina Firchow

Associate Professor of Coexistance and Conflict, Brandeis University, USA

Visiting period May 14-20

Pamina Firchow is Associate Professor of Coexistence and Conflict at Brandeis University. Previously, she was Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, as well as a Senior Jennings Randolph Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in 2016. Her main research interests surround the study of the international accompaniment of communities affected by mass violence and the localization of international development and peacebuilding aid. She has published widely on participatory approaches to design, measurement and evaluation of transitional justice, reconciliation and peacebuilding interventions.

For more information please contact Karen Brounéus (

David Goodhart

Writer, journalist and think tanker.

Visiting period: May 20-June 12

He worked at the Financial Times for 12 years, founded the current affairs monthly Prospect in 1995 (editing it for 15 years), ran the think tank Demos for three years, and in 2017 published the best-selling book about contemporary politics The Road to Somewhere (coining the terms Anywheres and Somewheres). Last year, he published a follow-up book: Head, Hand, Heart: The Struggle for Dignity and Status in the 21st Century. He currently runs the Demography, Immigration and Integration unit at the think tank Policy Exchange. For the past 20 years,  he has had a special interest in race and immigration; in 2013, he published the book The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-War Immigration.

For more information, please contact Sharon Rider

Aili Mari Tripp

Vilas Research Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Visiting period August-September 2022

Vilas Research Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US. She is author of several award-winning books, including Seeking Legitimacy: Why Arab Autocracies Adopt Women’s Rights (2019), Women and Power in Postconflict Africa (2015), Museveni’s Uganda (2010), and African Women’s Movements: Transforming Political Landscapes (2009) with Isabel Casimiro, Joy Kwesiga, and Alice Mungwa, as well as Women and Politics in Uganda (2000).  Currently she is lead editor of the American Political Science Review.

Ekaterina V. Klimenko

Visiting fellow from the Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw.

Visiting period: August 27-October 12

For more information please contact Matthew Blackburn (

Laura K. Taylor

Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at University College Dublin and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Queen's University in Belfast.

Visting period: October-November 2022

Laura's research investigates the impact of political violence on children, families and communities, with a focus on resilience processes. Laura studies factors that can fuel of constrain cycles of violence, specifically examining how youth can build peace. Laura has published in journals such as Journal of Peace Research, Child Development, and Behavioral Research Methods.

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