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Fellows 2019

Baumgaertner_Edgar_8189 ©Heide Fest Name: Edgar Baumgärtner

Home institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Guest institution:  Altai State Pedagogical University Barnaul, Russian Federation

Period of stay: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Research focus: The Morphosyntax of German-Russian speech island dialects – a corpus-linguistical investigation of the German National Rajon (Altai, Russia)

"The main goal of my research is to expand my already existing corpus in order to gain representative data for my dissertation project. Furthermore, I am hoping to receive feedback from the local scientists on my hypothesis and interpretation of the language data. Ultimately, the research stay serves to intensify the contact on both individual and institutional level."

Dmytriv_Solomiia_UV_0776 ©Heide Fest

Name: Solomiia Dmytriv

Home institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Guest institution:  Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Period of stay: September 22, 2019 - October 5, 2019

Research focus: High-dimensional statistics, random matrix theory, mathematical and statistical finance

"The research stay at the Delft University of Technology will be a platform for the last steps in my dissertation project. It is an uncommon opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the research process and to get strong results in a short time. The research stay focuses also on strengthening international networks and the acquisition of broad experience of working in an international team."

Kavtaradze_Salome_9470 ©Heide Fest

Name: Salome Kavtaradze

Home institution: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Guest institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Period of stay: August 31, 2019 - October 1, 2019

Research focus: Due diligence and information law in capital companies (a comparative legal analysis)

"The European University Viadrina offers excellent opportunities for researchers. Thus, I recognized my opportunity and applied for the VIP program. During my research stay at the Viadrina I would like to edit the comparative section of my thesis. In addition, good networking with other young scientists is important to me. I hope that the good research opportunities of the Viadrina will enable me to raise the scientific level of my thesis."

Lei_Lei_UV_0052 ©Heide Fest

Name: Lei Lei

Home institution: Sichuan Internatinal Studies University, China

Guest institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Period of stay: September 11, 2019 - November 30, 2019

Research focus: Relationship between nature and man in German literature of the Goethe era

"The European University Viadrina has a long partnership with my home university (SISU). Several undergraduate students from our university have completed their exchange studies at the Viadrina. I have heard about their experiences at the Viadrina and learned that you can not only use the library as a visiting student of the Viadrina, but also attend courses and get interesting suggestions and remarks through discussions with students from different countries. That's why I opted for a research stay at the Viadrina."

Liu_Yang _UV_0032 ©Heide Fest

Name: Liu Yang

Home institution: Sichuan Internatinal Studies University, China

Guest institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Period of stay: September 11, 2019 - November 28, 2019

Research focus: The relationship between literature and science of the second half of the 19th century

"The European University Viadrina cooperates with my home institution, the German faculty of the Sichuan International Studies University, very well. Several professors from the European University have given lectures or seminars at our university. Their extensive and cultural science-based research methods have convinced me that attending lectures during my research stay at Viadrina can broaden my horizon."

Sokhadze_Panteleimon_UV_0067 ©Heide Fest

Name: Panteleimon Sokhadze

Home institution: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Guest institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Period of stay: September 16, 2019 - December 16, 2019

Research focus: Migrations in Ancient Mesopotamia: Language of Ethnicities from the Zagros Mountains (2nd Millenium B.C.)

"Research stays abroad, in general, can provide a great opportunity for aspiring scholars and Ph.D. students, in order to get involved in international networking, which can be classified as the salient component of the academic life. The specific research programs can produce a noticeable boost in the process of creating a Ph.D. thesis. Since the topic of my research and Ph.D. thesis can be applied to the sphere of Linguistics and Migration, I reckon that The Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences and especially the chair of the Language Use and Migration can provide the research with much needed scientific materials."