Research Network for Transcultural Practices in the Arts and Humanities



Institutional affiliation / Research foci / Profession 

Country of residence

Farago, Claire Prof. in Art History/Renaissance Art Theory, Dept. of Art and History, University of Colorado Boulder US
Feng, You MA student, Visual Cultures Department, Goldsmiths, University of London UK
Fischer, Berit

Phd researcher Winchester School of Art/Southampton University, UK

freelance curator


Förschler, Silke

Research assistant, Universität Kassel, LOEWE-Schwerpunkt „Tier – Mensch – Gesellschaft“


Gaafar, Rania

Research associate at the Media Art department, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe
Postgraduate researcher, Goldsmiths College, Visual Culture department, University of London


Gaupp, Lisa

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Leuphana University Lüneburg


Gelati, Ioannis



Gladston, Paul

Professor in Culture, Film and Media, Faculty of Arts, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, The University of Nottingham


Gludovatz, Karin

Professor in History of European Art (14th-18th century), Dept. of Art History, Free University Berlin


Gong, Joshua 

Research student (Art History) and Associate Tutor (Sussex Centre for Language Studies, Art History), School of History, Art History and Philosophy, University of Sussex


Gupta, Atreyee

Jane Emison Assistant Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Germany/ US

Güngör, Ayᶊe

PhD Student, Technische Universität Berlin,  Dept. of. Kunstwissenschaft 

Germany/ Turkey

Günther, Christoph 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology; Visiting Professor, Center for Intercultural Studies (University of Mainz); Visiting Lecturer, Institute of Oriental Studies (University of Leipzig) and Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (University of Marburg)


Haage, Katharina

Digital Preservation Researcher, Tate, London


Haimbe, Milumbe

Visual Artist


Helg, Ursula

Art Historian and Anthropologist, Art of the 20th Century/African Art History and visual Culture/ Global Art History and Transcultural Studies

DFG Research Group "Transcultural Negotiations in the Ambits of Art" (FOR 1703), Freie Universität Berlin


ter Heijne, Mathilde 

Professor of Visual Art/Media, Installation, and Performance, Kunsthochschule Kassel   Kassel

Holtz, Hanna

Fellow at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte (ZI) in Hamburg


Hopfener, Birgit

Post-doc Researcher Art,Art History/East Asian Art department, Free University Berlin


Izquierdo de la Viña, Sol

MA student, Art History in a Global Context, Free University Berlin

Germany/ Spain

Jang, Nayun 

PhD student,  The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London


Jefferies, Janis

Professor of Visual Arts and Associate Pro Warden for the Creative and Cultural Industries, Goldsmiths, University of London


Jeychandran, Neelima



Juneja, Monica

HCTS Professor of Global Art History, Heidelberg University


Klein, Melanie

Research Fellow at the DFG Research Group "Transcultural Negotiations in the Ambits of Art" (FOR 1703), in research unit C3 "Fictions of the Original. Studies Analysing the Practices of and Discourses on Modern and Contemporary Art in Africa", Free University Berlin

Germany/ Sweden

Koch, Franziska Assistant Professor, Global Art History, Heidelberg University Germany
Kooriadathodi, Mahmood  PhD candidate in History, Leiden University Institute for History Netherlands
Kranen, Annette Fellow at the DFG Research Group "Transcultural Negotiations in the Ambits of Art" (FOR 1703), Free University Berlin Germany
Kravagna, Christian Professor of Art History at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna Austria
Küster, Bärbel

Since October 2014: Deputy professor for Modern Art, Dept. of Art Theory and Historical Urbanism, Technische Universität Berlinüster.html

Kwok, Ying  Artist and curator at Collector Club Hong Kong/ China/ UK