16. Januar 2020

Peter Seele

Prof. Dr. Dr.

Peter Seele

Peter Seele (*1974) ist Ordinarius für Wirtschaftsethik an der Universität der italienischen Schweiz (USI Lugano). Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Dipl.) und Philosophie/ ev. Theologie (Magister) an der Universität Oldenburg und an der Delhi School of Economics, Indien. Promotion in Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Universität Witten/Herdecke (2003 bei B. Priddat und R. zur Lippe) und in Philosophie an der Universität Düsseldorf (2006 bei C. Kann und D. Birnbacher). Zwei Jahre tätig als Unternehmensberater, darauf Post-Doc am KWI Essen, Assistenzprofessor an der Universität Basel und seit 2011 an der USI Lugano.

28. November 2019

Gemma Horton

Gemma Horton is a PhD Researcher in the Department of Journalism Studies at The University of Sheffield. Her research involves examining the right to privacy of celebrities and how this right is balanced against the freedom of the press. She is specifically interested in examining whether or not celebrities’ privacy is being better protected following the conclusion of The Leveson Inquiry in the United Kingdom. Her research involves comparative legal analysis, comparing the laws of France, the United Kingdom and the United States to see how each respective jurisdiction balances the right to privacy with freedom of the press. Her research also combines comparative legal analysis with qualitative...

Martijn Icks

Martijn Icks is a professor, researcher and historian, specializing in ancient history and character assassination. He obtained his PhD at the University of Nijmegen (NL) for The Crimes of Elagabalus, a study of one of Rome’s most notorious emperors, which was published in three languages. Together with Eric Shiraev, he edited the volume Character Assassination throughout the Ages published by Palgrave MacMillan (2014).

Anna Kleiman

Anna Kleiman, holds a B.A. in Art and Theatre History, and is writing her M.A. dissertation in the Department of Art History and Lafer institute for Women and Gender Studies, and a scholar at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in Humanities Honor program in The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In her research, Kleiman focuses on visual scandals, involving women, sexuality and social decency, as well as the way visual culture is involved and used in social movements, taking a stand on social and political issues. Her thesis analyses the SlutWalk movement from a visual and a radical feminist perspective.

Annika Klein

Annika Klein is a research fellow in Modern History at Goethe-University Frankfurt. She currently works on entrance exams in 19th century France as a member of the research group ›Personnel selection for key societal functions‹ (Personalentscheidungen bei gesellschaftlichen Schlüsselpositionen, FOR 1664) for which she also serves as the scientific coordinator. Her publications include a monograph entitled Korruption und Korruptionsskandale in der Weimarer Republik (V&R unipress, 2014). Together with Muriel Moser, she has published a teaching project on Scandal in Rome online:

Roberto Mincigrucci

Roberto Mincigrucci is a Post-Doc fellow at the Department of Political Science of the University of Perugia. He has been member of the Unit of Perugia in EU project (Seventh Framework Programme) Anticorruption Policies Revisited. Global Trends and European Responses to the Challenge of Corruption [Anticorrp]. His work deals with political scandals related to corruptive behaviours.

Adriana Montanaro-Mena

Adriana Montanaro-Mena is Costa Rican and lives in Vienna, Austria. She studied Graphics Design and Communication Science at the University of Costa Rica, and 2017 she finished her doctoral studies at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna. She researches indigenous rights and ecological conflicts in cases of the construction of large dams in Latin America, using the case studies of ›El Diquís‹ in Costa Rica and ›Belo Monte‹ in Brazil (2006 – 2011).

Muriel Moser

Muriel Moser is assistant professor of Ancient History at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt. Her research focuses on the political and cultural history of the Graeco-Roman world from 100 BC to 400 AD. Her publications include a monograph entitled Emperor and Senators in the Reign of Constantius II (Cambridge University Press, 2018) as well as the co-edited volume Strategies of Remembering in Greece under Rome, 100 BC – 100 AD (Sidestone Press, 2017). Together with Annika Klein, she has published a teaching project on Scandal in Rome online:

Eric Shiraev

Eric Shiraev is a professor, researcher and author. He took his academic degrees at St. Petersburg University in Russia and completed a post-doctoral program in the United States at UCLA. His research interests are diverse. He is an author, co-author and co-editor of sixteen books and numerous publications in the fields of global studies, history of science, cross-cultural studies and political psychology published in many countries. In his publications, he develops a distinct multi-disciplinary approach to analyze human behavior. Besides teaching and scholarly work, he writes opinion essays for the media around the world.

Andrej Školkay

Andrej Školkay, the scientist in charge of the research team of the School of Communication and Media, Bratislava, Slovakia, has lectured at journalism and media schools across Slovakia and abroad. He has published widely on various aspects of the media, focusing in particular on media and politics relations and media policies. He is the author of Media and Globalisation (Bratislava 2009) and published a book on Media Law in Slovakia (Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands, 2016).