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Heidelberg Philanthropy Fellowship Program

As a core element of the interdisciplinary and comparative approach with a European scope in mind, the CSI will invite international fellows to Heidelberg to contribute to both research in the field as well as the teaching and outreach activities of the Centre. The CSI views this exchange as a key component of its efforts to build a network with other European centres and individual scholars as well as leading practitioners interested in the reflection on strategies and approaches in the sector.

Heidelberg Philanthropy Fellows will be invited to stay at the Centre for flexible periods of time between eight weeks and six months. Initially, we intended to invite at least two fellows per year. Fellows will be invited on the following conditions... more

Future and Current Heidelberg Philanthropy Fellows:

Lorenzo FioramontiSince Spring 2010

Lorenzo Fioramonti, Department of Politics, University of Bologna

Lorenzo Fioramonti is Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Bologna. During his doctoral studies, he worked in South Africa as a junior researcher at the University of Pretoria and the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he collaborated with well-known scholars such as Gerrit Olivier and Patrick Bond. After completing his Ph.D. in Comparative and European Politics, he returned to South Africa where he worked as Senior Researcher at the international NGO Civicus: World Alliance for Citizen Participation before taking on the position of Lecturer in European Studies at the University of Pretoria.


Past Heidelberg Philanthropy Fellows:

GidronOctober 2009 through January 2010

Prof. Benjamin Gidron, Director, Israeli Center for Third Sector Research and School of Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Benjamin Gidron is the founder and director of the Israeli Center for Third sector Research (ICTR) at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel. He has been researching issues pertaining to the Third Sector and related topics for the past 25 years. He is a Professor at the Guilford Glazer School of Business & Management at BGU, where he founded and directs the Nonprofit Organizations Management Program . He came to the School of Management after serving for some 20 years at the BGU Spitzer Department of Social Work, where he served as the chair (1985-90). He holds the David and Dorothy Schwartzman Chair for Community Development....mehr


Alex TurriniOctober 2009 through February 2010

Alex Turrini, Bocconi University, Milan

Alex Turrini is Assistant Professor in the Public Management Department, Bocconi University, and Researcher at Bocconi Centre for Innovation in Governments. He received his PhD in Business Administration and Management at Bocconi University, Milan ("Audience Development in Performing Arts. Using Markov Models to Build Arts Institutions' Strategies Toward New and Existing Audience"). From October 2009 through February 2010 Alex Turrini will be Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Investment.

Susan VerducciMarch through May 2008

Prof. Susan Verducci, Humanities Department, San José State University, USA.

Susan Verducci is Assistent Professor at the Humanities Department at San José State University. She received a docorate in Philosophy of Eduaction at Stanford University (Dissertation: Empathy, Morality and Moral Education). Her most recent publication are:

Verducci, S. (forthcoming, 2009). Happiness and Education: Tilting at Windmills. Education Philosophy and Theory

Verducci, S. and Schroeer, A. (forthcoming 2009). Social Trust. In The International Encyclopedia of Civil Society.

Susan VerducciDecember 2007

Prof. Benjamin Gidron, Director, Israeli Center for Third Sector Research and School of Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Benjamin Gidron is the founder and director of the Israeli Center for Third sector Research (ICTR) at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel. He has been researching issues pertaining to the Third Sector and related topics for the past 25 years. He is a Professor at the Guilford Glazer School of Business & Management at BGU, where he founded and directs the Nonprofit Organizations Management Program . He came to the School of Management after serving for some 20 years at the BGU Spitzer Department of Social Work, where he served as the chair (1985-90). He holds the David and Dorothy Schwartzman Chair for Community Development....mehr


Kathleen D. McCarthySeptember through October 2007

Prof. Kathleen D. McCarthy, Director and Founder of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, New York.

Kathleen D. McCarthy, the Center's founding Director, received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago and joined the history faculty of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York in 1986. She is the author of American Creed: Philanthropy and the Rise of Civil Society, 1700-1865 (University of Chicago Press, 2003, 2005); Women's Culture: American Philanthropy and Art, 1830-1930 (winner, ARNOVA Distinguished Book Award) as well as many other books, edited volumes and articles on local, national, and international philanthropy, and has lectured on these topics worldwide.


 
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