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Dr. Sebastian Fitzner
Professor of Art History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 652 98
Emailsebastian.fitzner@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Sebastian Fitzner

Areas of Expertise

  • Knowledge, images, and objects of architecture and architectural theory of the early modern period
  • Culture of residence
  • Medium and function of architectural drawings
  • Stereophotography under National Socialism


Dr. Christian Freigang
Professor of Architectural History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History Institute
Architectural History

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 53812
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 53800
Emailchristian.freigang@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Christian Freigang

Areas of Expertise

  • Architectural history of the Middle Ages and the 19th and 20th centuries, with an emphasis on Germany and France
  • Architectural theory and perception
  • Late medieval art
  • History of art history


Andreas Hüneke
Art Historian

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History Institute
“Degenerate Art” Research Center

Koserstr. 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 54523
Phone (Home)+49 331 295957
Emailahueneke@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. h. c. Andreas Hüneke

Areas of Expertise

  • Trade in “degenerate art”
  • Art policy in the “Third Reich”
  • Art in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)


Dr. Klaus Krüger
Professor of Art History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History Institute

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 538 65
Emailkkrueger@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Klaus Krüger

Areas of Expertise

  • Art history
  • Theory and history of painting, sculpture, and visual media in the Middle Ages and early modern times
  • Italian art from the Middle Ages to the Baroque (12th to 17th centuries)
  • Visual anthropology and cultural semantics in the premodern
  • Contemporary art
  • Art and film
  • History of methods


Dr. Jeong Hee Lee-Kalisch
Professor of Art History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History Institute
Art History of South Asia

Koserstr. 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 53801
Emailoakg@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProfessor Dr. Jeong-hee Lee-Kalisch

Areas of Expertise

  • China: Silk Road, exhibitions on art and culture
  • North and South Korea: Art and culture
  • Japan: Buddhist art, aesthetics
  • Garden art of East Asia


Dr. Annette Lehmann
Professor of Theater Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Theater Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50329
Emailajlehman@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Annette Jael Lehmann

Areas of Expertise

  • Visual culture of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Art and new media
  • Relationship between mediality and visuality
  • Gender and queer studies
  • Modern and contemporary art
  • Performance art
  • Cultural management, exhibition and media management


Dr. Joachim Rees
Professor of Art History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 516 40
Emailjoachim.rees@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Joachim Rees

Areas of Expertise

  • Historical study of images (16th - 19th centuries)
  • Cultural history of drawing
  • Imagery: cultural encounters and cultural conflict
  • Photojournalism and caricature (historically and currently)
  • Illustrators as explorers, 18th/19th centuries
  • Artist journeys, 16th - 20th centuries
  • Alexander von Humboldt


Dr. Tobias Wendl
Professor of Art History

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Art History Institute
Art History of Africa

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 553 23
Emailtobias.wendl@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Tobias Wendl

Areas of Expertise

  • African art
  • Art history of the African continent
  • Masks and sculptures
  • Visual culture
  • Contemporary African art scene