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You will find here all the news related to our former Fellows. Do not hesitate to inform our Communications Officer, Francesca Spinelli (, about your activities, publications…

14 12, 2018

Amélie Deblauwe and the art of digitising ancient texts

2021-01-26T15:29:44+01:0014 December 2018|

Wiener-Anspach Alumna Amélie Deblauwe, Senior Digitisation Technician at the University of Cambridge, is among the experts photographed in the December issue of National Geographic, featuring an article entitled "Inside the cloak-and-dagger search for sacred texts". Amélie was photographed with her colleague Błażej Mikuła from the Cambridge University Library’s Digital [...]

16 04, 2018

In the press: our Alumnus, Jonathan Mboyo Esole

2021-01-26T15:30:41+01:0016 April 2018|

Recently, there has been a lot of news in the press, online and on the radio about FWA Alumnus Jonathan Mboyo Esole (2001/2002, Mathematics at Cambridge). Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Northeastern University, Jonathan is the recipient of a Next Einstein Award, recognising Africa’s best young [...]

27 09, 2017

In the press: our Alumna Victoria Van Lennep, co-founder of Lendable, “the next generation lending platform”

2021-01-26T15:31:05+01:0027 September 2017|

Wiener-Anspach Alumna Victoria Van Lennep is the co-founder with Martin Kissinger of Lendable, an online lending platform that "aims to undercut banks on speed, red tape and price", as The Independent recently wrote. Victoria was granted a postgraduate fellowship in 2012/2013 to undertake an MSc in Nature, Society and [...]

16 03, 2015

Empathy, rhetoric, democracy: an interview with Victor Ferry

2021-01-26T15:32:09+01:0016 March 2015|

In 2014/2015 Victor Ferry, PhD in Arts, was granted a postdoctoral fellowship to carry out a research entitled "Exercising empathy: Rhetorics of others' points of view", under the supervision of Dr Fiona Macintosh at the Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford. In this interview he presents the topic challenges [...]

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