Board of Advisors

Professor Aleida Assmann

English Literature, University of Constance

Professor Norton Batkin

Vice President, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Art History, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY

Professor Wendy Doniger

Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions; Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago

Professor em. Christa Ebert

Eastern European Literature, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder

Dr. Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Author, Munich

Professor Ute Frevert

Modern History; Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Professor Peter Galison

Physics and History of Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Konstanty Gebert

Author and editor of the Journal Midrasz, Warsaw

Professor Anthony Grafton

History, Princeton University

Professor em. Hermann G. Grimmeiss

Solid State Physics, University of Lund; Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Professor Stephen Holmes

Law, New York University

Professor Eva Illouz

Sociology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Philip Kitcher

John Dewey Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York

Ivan Krastev

Political science; Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia; Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

Eva Menasse

Author, Berlin

Professor Glenn Most

Greek philology, Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa; Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago

Professor Thomas Naumann

Particle Physics, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchotron DESY, Zeuthen

Dr. Diana Pinto

Historian and author, Paris

Professor Lisa Randall

Theoretical physics and cosmology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Professor Jens Reich

Molecular Biology, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin

Professor David Shulman

Indian Studies and Comparative Religion, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Michael Walzer

Political Theory, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Professor Cornel West

Union Theological Seminary, New York

Professor James Wood

Literature, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.