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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…

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 [...]

14 10, 2014

Urban development in Addis Ababa: an interview with Marco Di Nunzio

2021-01-26T15:32:21+01:0014 October 2014|

In 2012, Marco Di Nunzio, DPhil in Social and Cultural Anthropology, was granted a two-year fellowship to pursue his research on the topic “Tales of the Unequal City. Political Control and Social Inequality in Addis Ababa” under the supervision of Prof. Mathieu Hilgers at the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Mondes [...]

16 06, 2014

Living with the dead? Lucy Wadeson on the burial practices of the Nabateans

2021-01-26T15:32:28+01:0016 June 2014|

Lucy Wadeson is a Wiener-Anspach postdoctoral fellow at the ULB. She recently came back from Petra, where she excavated with Prof. Laurent Tholbecq (CReA-Patrimoine). In this interview she outlines the subject of her research: the Nabatean funerary culture and its many mysteries. You are specialized in the archaeology of [...]

14 05, 2014

Interview with Sir Michael Wood, Wiener-Anspach fellow in 1969/1970

2021-01-26T15:32:50+01:0014 May 2014|

In March Sir Michael Wood, Senior Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (University of Cambridge), came to Brussels to give a lecture on international customary law. On that occasion he granted us an interview touching on his experience as a Wiener-Anspach fellow (one of the very first!), [...]

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