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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

The MSCA is a prestigious grant for experienced researchers who want to work on an independent research project of their choice in another country. The scholarship is funded by the EU research programme Horizon 2020. 

  • A relief of Mrs. Skoldowska-Curie. White on purple. Logo.The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships have a duration of up to two years.
  • The funds are available as a postdoctoral fellowship to researchers with more than four years of research experience, or a PhD degree.
  • The Individual Fellowships grant is a two-way transfer of knowledge, from researcher to host institution, and from host institution to researcher.

Living with Vultures in the Sixth Extinction

The project investigates how the global phenomena of accelerating species loss and corresponding wildlife management unfold within specific historical and cultural contexts.

Dematerialized fashion and French couture subsidy

Which role did fashion play in French international relations and its interaction with America and the Common Market in the 1960s and 1970s?

Countering feminism: transnational Islamic women organizations

Laila Makboul studies emerging transnational networks of Islamic women organizations in the Arab-Muslim world and their opposition to feminism.

Multilingual landscapes of medieval Scandinavia

When the Latin written culture was introduced in Scandinavia, it encountered an old native tradition based on the local vernacular and the runic script.

Messianic Conceptions of Politics and Authoritarianism in Turkey 1850-2015

How Messianic conceptions of time and politics may inform authoritarian leadership and legitimation in Turkey.

Impersonal Pronouns in Norwegian, Swedish, and German

Zara Sobel studies impersonal pronouns in Norwegian, Swedish, and German: what are their grammatical similarities and differences?

Women writing Saints in Counter-Reformation Italy

Clara Stella is exploring the depiction of female sanctity and the impact and continuities of the Reformation era in hagiographical representations. 

Infinity in Mathematics

Laura Crosillas project aims to develop a systematic philosophical and mathematical analysis of critical views of infinity in mathematics.

Readers as observers

The project focuses on the strategic engagement of readers as observers in contemporary German- and English-language multimodal novels. Natalia Igl brings together cognitive narratology, multimodality research and historical perspectives.

Language-affect interface in parent-infant communication

Europe is changing towards a complex social environment, with interactions between languages and cultures. Liquan Liu hopes to contribute to a better understanding of infant culture-specific affectual development in various linguistic contexts with his research.