Abstract image of the Tree of Knowledge by Hilma af Klint

The Tree of Knowledge, HaK133  by Hilma af Klint. Courtesy of the Hilma af Klint Foundation

Director

Director (Since Apr 2013)

Dr., Professor, TU Berlin, FU Berlin

Histories of Planning

MPIWG Dept. 3

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Services & Administration

Research Officer (1 Feb 2022-31 Dec 2027)

Research Officer / Wissenschaftliche Referentin in Abt. III

relzein@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Publications Manager (1 Oct 2020-30 Sep 2027)

Publications Manager

ggrzimek@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Departmental Assistant

Departmental Assistant

dzhang@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Leadership Group

Senior Research Scholar (Since Jan 2014)

PhD

schen@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (1 Sep 2022-31 Aug 2025)

Dr.

Representations of Celestial Maps in the Hellenistic World

smastorakou@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Senior Research Scholar (Since Sep 2017)

PhD

lonaga@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (1 Nov 2018-31 Aug 2024)

Dr.

Reaping the Benefits of Water - The Political Epistemologies of Water in Imperial China.

cxu@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (16 Nov 2020-15 Nov 2024)

Dr.

Heavenly Knowledge, World Empire

qyang@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Researchers

Digital Content Curator (15 Sep 2022-14 Sep 2024)

Digital Content Curator Working Group 'Visualization and Material Cultures of the Heavens' in Abt. III

rbrentjes@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Senior Research Scholar (Since Jan 2014)

PhD

schen@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Senior Research Fellow (Jul 2024-31 Jul 2024)

sdchadarevian@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Postdoctoral Scholar (1 Sep 2022-31 Aug 2025)

Dr.

Postdoctoral Fellow Abt. III - working group "Proteins and Fibers": "Follow the Thread: Entangled Human Tissues and Animal Fiber"

ideoliveiradornelas@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Senior Research Fellow (1 Jan 2024-31 Dec 2024)

Dr.

Field Allocation Maps in the Popular Ming Dynasty Encyclopedia and their Afterlife

vdlichtmann@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Predoctoral Scholar (1 Nov 2020-5 Feb 2025)

An Interplay between Chinese Traditional Healing and Modern Medicine from the 18th to Early 20th Century

rdu@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (15 Sep 2023-31 Jul 2024)

Fabricating Modern Fibers: Metaphors, Models, and Artifacts in Molecular Biology, 1920-1958

efreedman@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (15 Jun 2024-15 Sep 2024)

The Shi-Model and the Visuality of Cosmology in Early and Medieval China

Senior Research Fellow (1 Apr 2024-31 Jul 2024)

sgupta@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Predoctoral Scholar (1 May 2021-30 Apr 2025)

Premodern Agricultural Knowledge in New Persian

rthowey@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Postdoctoral Scholar (1 Sep 2022-31 Aug 2024)

Dr.

Chinese Theories, Korean Praxis, and Making the Most out of Nature: Cross-Border Science-Making in the Sinosphere

klee@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Senior Research Fellow (15 Jul 2024-15 Dec 2024)

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (10 Dec 2023-10 Dec 2024)

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Jun 2024-31 Aug 2024)

Atmospherics in Chinese Art

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Jun 2020-31 Jul 2024)

Dr.

Epistemologies of craft: The role of material innovation in making colour expertise

amamidipudi@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (1 Sep 2022-31 Aug 2025)

Dr.

Representations of Celestial Maps in the Hellenistic World

smastorakou@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Oct 2022-28 Feb 2025)

Dr.

A history of ‘Making Things’ in West Africa, 1920-1980: creating meaning making and experience

Senior Research Scholar (Since Sep 2017)

PhD

lonaga@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Postdoctoral Scholar (1 Jul 2024-30 Jun 2027)

Senior Research Scholar (15 May 2024-15 Aug 2024)

ggrosenberg@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Senior Research Fellow (1 May 2022-31 Dec 2024)

Dr.

Transzendente Erfahrungen - Phänomene, Ideen und Urteile

hschwenke@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Rathenau Senior Fellow (1 Feb 2019-31 Dec 2024)

Dr.

History of Mathematics and Physics (Nineteenth and Twentieth Century), History of Technology

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (15 Oct 2023-31 Oct 2024)

Research Scholar

Predoctoral Scholar (1 Jan 2023-31 Dec 2025)

The Strange as Knowledge: Collections of the Anomalous and Marvellous within Late-Imperial Leishu (1600-1900)

nktsui@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (1 Nov 2018-31 Aug 2024)

Dr.

Reaping the Benefits of Water - The Political Epistemologies of Water in Imperial China.

cxu@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (16 Nov 2020-15 Nov 2024)

Dr.

Heavenly Knowledge, World Empire

qyang@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

IT Architect (20 Mar 2017-19 Mar 2025)

IT-Architekt im Projekt Household Encyclopedia

cyeh@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de