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Max Weber Fellows The Max Weber Programme welcomed 44 new Fellows and welcomed back 2 of the 43 Max Weber Fellows of the 2009‒2010 cohort on 1 September 2010, bringing the total amount of Max Weber Fellows who have taken part in the programme in the last five years up to 201. The pool of applicants has also evolved over the years as word has spread and the Max Weber Programme has become more established and well known. The Programme receives an increasing number of applications from outside of Europe (North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia). The number of applications has grown from 555 in 2005 to over 446 in 2006, 784 in 2007, 926 in 2008 and in 2009 the Programme received 1,042 applications. By the end of October 2010, 1,139 applications were received for a Max Weber Fellowship, out of which 43 candidates were made an offer for 2011‒2012. David Koussens and Richard Van Weelden, Max Weber Fellows

All Max Weber Fellows have an office in Villa la Fonte and all Programme activities and professional training take place in the Villa, which is suitably equipped—with its Conference Room and smaller seminar rooms—to provide for all collective and interdisciplinary activities, as well as for smaller group work. The individual and shared offices are equipped with desktop computers with Skype, a telephone for each Fellow, and a whiteboard for common use. Printers directly serving the desktop PCs are located in the public spaces close to all offices. Villa la Fonte as home to the Max Weber Programme is significant in many ways: not only does it enable the Fellows to ‘live’ inter- and multidisciplinarity in daily practice by sharing offices with Fellows from other disciplines, it also enhances the collectivity of the Programme through the simple act of having lunch and coffee together.

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Max Weber Programme Annual Report - Academic Year 2010-2011  

Reports on the 2010-2011 teaching and research activities of the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences,...

Max Weber Programme Annual Report - Academic Year 2010-2011  

Reports on the 2010-2011 teaching and research activities of the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences,...