Postdoctoral Fellowships


Angela Axworthy (TU Berlin)

The Status of Practical Geometry and its Relations to Theoretical and Applied Geometrical Knowledge in Sixteenth-century Treatises of Practical Geometry


Nadin Heé (FU Berlin)

Assistant Professor researching on Global History, Modern History of East Asia, History of Knowledge, Empire Studies, History of Resources, Environmental History, Maritime History


Martin Jähnert (TU Berlin)

Photometry at the Lighthouse: Practical Knowledge between Field and Laboratory


Elizabeth Merrill (MPIWG)

Fieldworks of Architectural Knowledge in Renaissance Italy


Robert Middeke-Conlin (MPIWG)

Numerical Literacy in the Old Babylonian Kingdom of Larsa


Ion Mihailescu (MPIWG)

Weather Charts: History of Graphical Representation in 18th Century Meterology


Anuj Misra (MPIWG)

Early Modern Exchanges in Sanskrit Astral Sciences (EMESAS)


Anja Sattelmacher (TU Berlin)

Making Things Alive. Animation as Cultural and Epistemic Practice


Oriana Walker (HU Berlin)

Modern Inspiration: Breathing Between Laboratory and Clinic, 1885-1968


Guillaume Yon (MPIWG)

Economics as a coordination tool. Investment planning in Électricité de France, from the nationalisation (1946) to the 1970s)

About the Postdoctoral Program

Our partner institutions have hosted postdoctoral fellows and one assistant professor since September 2013.


Further Information:

Dr. Hansjakob Ziemer


hjziemer [at] mpiwg-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de


For a complete list of postdoctoral fellows, go to our list of alumni 2013–2018.