Directors

The director of the ZfL is Eva Geulen, Professor for European Culture and the History of Knowledge at the Humboldt University of Berlin. The deputies alternate every two years. Current deputy directors are the Germanist Eva Axer and the Slavist and Historian Matthias Schwartz.

Director of the ZfL, executive board member of the Centers for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Berlin, professor for European Culture and the History of Knowledge at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory, Humboldt University of Berlin, research team leader of the key project Style. Past and Present

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 155, E-Mail

Deputy director of the ZfL, co-coordinator of the program area Knowledge of Life, project The Time Lapse as a Narrative Technique in the 20th and 21st Century

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 303, E-Mail

Deputy director of the ZfL, co-coordinator of the program area World Literature, project World Fiction, Post/Socialist. Eastern European Literatures and Cultures

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 165, E-Mail

   

Heads of the Program Areas

The projects are based in three program areas which are strategically developed and managed by experienced academics in collaboration with the directors.

Co-coordinator of the program area History of Theory, research team leader of the project Archipelagic Imperatives. Shipwreck and Lifesaving in European Societies since 1800

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 166, E-Mail

Co-coordinator of the program area History of Theory, project Politics of Appearing

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 197, E-Mail

(On leave during the winter and summer semesters 2022/2023, acting professor at the Department of Literary Studies at the University of Konstanz.)

Co-coordinator of the program area World Literature (currently represented by Zaal Andronikashvili), research team member in the key project Style. Past and Present

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 197, E-Mail

Deputy director of the ZfL, co-coordinator of the program area World Literature, project World Fiction, Post/Socialist. Eastern European Literatures and Cultures

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 165, E-Mail

Deputy director of the ZfL, co-coordinator of the program area Knowledge of Life, project The Time Lapse as a Narrative Technique in the 20th and 21st Century

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 303, E-Mail

Co-coordinator of the program area Knowledge of Life, project Diversity: Concepts, Paradigms, and History

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 150, E-Mail