Board of Advisors

Professor Aleida Assmann

English Literature, University of Constance

Professor Norton Batkin

Aesthetics and Philosophy; Director, Center for Curatorial Studies and Art in Contemporary Culture, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY

Breyten Breytenbach

Author; Executive Director, Institute Gorée, Senegal

Professor 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 Dr. 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; Princeton University (visiting Professor)

Professor Glenn Most

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

Professor Lisa Randall

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

Professor Silvan Schweber

Physics and the History of Ideas, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass.

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

Religion, Princeton University

Professor James Wood

Literature, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.