Jürgen Fohrmann, Prof. of German Literature and Theory, University of Bonn, born 1953, studied at the Universities of Münster and Bielefeld, PhD 1980, ‘Habilitation’ 1989, Heisenberg-Fellow, since 1991 Prof. at the University of Bonn, 1994-1997 President of the “Deutsche Germanistenverband”
Hartmut Rosa is Professor of Sociology and Social Theory at Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena, Germany and Director of the Max-Weber-Kolleg at the University of Erfurt. He also is an Affiliated Professor at the Department of Sociology, New School for Social Research, New York.
Professor Barak Medina holds the Justice Haim Cohen Chair in Human Rights at the faculty of law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Since October 2017 he serves as the Rector of the Hebrew University.
Dr. Renata Ch. Feldmann studied molecular biology at the Johannes-Gutenberg University in Mainz. In 1993, she finished her PhD thesis at the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Virology of the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and received her doctorate certificate (Dr. rer. nat.).
Since May 2016 Prof. Kunst is President of Humboldt-University Berlin. From 2011 to 2016 she was Minister of Science, Research and Cultural Affairs of Brandenburg and from 2007 to 2011 President of the University of Potsdam.
Prof. Dan Diner (Ph.D., 1973, University of Frankfurt am Main) is Professor of Modern History at the Hebrew University Jerusalem, and Director of the Simon-Dubnow-Institute for Jewish History and Culture at the University of Leipzig.
Professor Christof Rapp, born in 1964, studied Philosophy, Ancient Greek, Logic, and Philosophy of Science in Tübingen and Munich. He obtained his doctorate at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 1993 and his post-doctoral lecturing qualification (“Habilitation”) at the University of Tübingen in 2000.
RA Dr. iur. Stefan Stolte, born in 1973, studied law at the University of Bonn. Stolte has worked as Head of HR at Stifterverband fuer die Deutsche Wissenschaft (German association of founders promoting science and research) since 2005.
Gerhart von Graevenitz, born 1944. studied both German and English Language and Literature as well as History of the Arts. From 1988 to 2009, he served as professor for contemporary German literature and general literature science at the University of Konstanz, Germany.