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; 2009-2021 every now and then lecturer at the Teachers College Tirol (PHT) and the Teachers College Vorarlberg (training courses for prospective ethics teachers) as well as the University of Applied Sciences in Health Studies (FHG Tirol); 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; 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