Anna Katharina Strob

Research Program Coordinator (Nov 2023-Okt 2026)

Anna Strob is a research program coordinator at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. She is managing the joint initiative of the Lise Meitner Research Group and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) that aims at providing research-based and action-guiding China competence for German academic organizations (Wi-Wi-Ko-China). 

Before joining the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Anna Strob worked on her PhD thesis that focuses on the transmission of science and philosophy between Europe and China at the time of early globalization. For her studies, she has been awarded a doctoral fellowship of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, a research fellowship of the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History, San Francisco, CA, and the PROMOS fellowship of the DAAD for an extended stay at the Needham Research Institute in Cambridge, UK. She presented the findings of her research at international conferences in Toronto, London, Leuven, Prague, Frankfurt, and Seoul.

From 2016-2020 Anna Strob has been employed as research assistant and lecturer at the University of Tübingen at the chair for Chinese history and society. From 2012-2013, she also worked as lecturer at Lanzhou University (PRC). She studied sinology at the Free University of Berlin, Wuhan University (PRC), and the University of Tübingen where she obtained her MA in China Studies. 


Knowledge for Academic Cooperation: Research-based and Action-Guiding China Expertise for German Science Organizations


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