Vita

Roots

Born 1983 in Lienz/Austria; parents Lydia & Reinhold Frick; siblings Markus Tscharnig, Manfred and Theresa Frick

Education

1989-1993 primary school VS Dölsach; 1993-2001 grammar school BG Lienz; 5/2001 participant European Commission project “Connect. European Young Active Citizenship” in Brussels; 6/2001 general qualification for university entrance BG Lienz; 2001-2008 studies in law at the University of Innsbruck (no degree); 2001-2005 bachelor studies in philosophy at the University of Innsbruck (Bakk. phil.); 2005-2006 master studies in philosophy at the University of Innsbruck (Mag. phil./pass with distinction); 2006-2009 doctoral studies in philosophy at the University of Innsbruck (Dr. phil.); 2016 Habilitation (Priv.-Doz.)

Work

2016- associate professor, department of philosophy, University of Innsbruck; 2011-2016 assistant professor, department of philosophy, University of Innsbruck; 2006-2010 university assistant, department of philosophy, University of Innsbruck; 2009- various external teaching assignments; 2001-2011 freelancer/correspondent “Kleine Zeitung”

Memberships & Functions

2007-2020 co-organizer Philosophical Café Innsbruck; 2010- member research platform Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts (formerly: Politics-Religion-Arts) University of Innsbruck; 2012- member Board for Ethical Issues, University of Innsbruck (previously alternate member); 2012-2019 member Equal Treatment Committee (2019- alternate member); 2012-2017 deputy head of the department of philosophy, University of Innsbruck; 2013- member of the Austrian Society for Philosophy; 2013-2017 member DFG network Dynamics of Intercultural Encounters; 2014-2016 member advisory board Erwägen – Wissen – Ethik; member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria to the Bali Democracy Forum 2014; member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria at the 6th Austrian-Iranian Religious Dialogue 2015; member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria at the 5th Austrian-Indonesian Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue 2015; member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria at the 1st Austrian-Chinese Religious Dialogue 2016; 2016-2017 member of the core team for establishing a mission statement for the University of Innsbruck; 2017 member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria at the 7th Austrian-Iranian Religious Dialogue; 2019-2022 alternate member of the Senate, University of Innsbruck; 2020-2022 scientific head of the working group creating a curriculum for the teaching subject “Ethics”, University of Innsbruck; 2020- (founding) member network academic freedom; 2021- authorized representative for the teacher training prgramme “Ethics”; 2022- member advisory council of the Austrian Chapter of the International Society of Public Law; 2022 member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria at the 1st Austrian-Morrocan Religious Dialogue; 2022- member of the expert committee for the evaluation of teaching materials (philosophy/ethics) of the Ministry of Education; 2022 member of the jury of the NDR non-fiction book award; 2022 member of the delegation of the Republic of Austria at the 7th Austrian-Indonesian Interfaith Dialogue; periodic reviewer for international journals, publishers and national research funding agencies in Europe

Scientific Events

Awards & Sponsorships

2006 scholarship student “Forum Alpbach”; 2010-2012 research grant “International law and Islamic law” (together with Andreas Th. Müller), promotion of young scholars by the University of Innsbruck; 2010 award of the research platform Politics-Religion-Arts for excellent doctoral theses (category: laudatory mention), University of Innsbruck; invitation to the WPF “Dialogue of Civilizations” Rhodes Forum 2013; GAP prize question 2015; visiting fellowship Harvard Law School, Human Rights Program 2016/17; scientific research award of the City of Innsbruck 2017; shortlist “Tractatus” prize 2021

Research/Information Visits

2007 Malaysia & Singapore (seminar religion and violence); 2008 International Court of Justice, International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Special Court for Sierra Leone / The Hague (seminar international criminal law); 2011 Turkey (seminar religion and society); 5+6/2013 Irish Centre for Human Rights NUI Galway; 1+2/2014 Mauritius; 2014 Malaysia & Indonesia; 2014 European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe / Strasbourg (field trip by the department of European and public international law); 9-12/2016 Harvard University, Cambridge MA (see above); 9/2017 Iran; 2-5/2018 Harvard University/Cambridge MA (unaffiliated); 9+10/2019 Harvard University/Cambridge MA (unaffiliated); 6/2022 Morocco

Interests other than Philosophy

Traveling (Europe, Indian Ocean, South/-East Asia, Caribbean, Middle East, North America, North Africa), hiking, snowboarding, music, literature & arts, cooking