Directors

The director of the ZfL is literary scholar Eva Geulen, Professor for European Culture and the History of Knowledge at the Humboldt University of Berlin.  Daniel Weidner and Stefan Willer, both comparatists and Professors for Cultural Theory and History at the Humboldt University of Berlin, are associate directors at the ZfL.

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 Humboldt University of Berlin

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

Associate director of the ZfL
Professor at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory, Humboldt University of Berlin

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 160, E-Mail

Associate director of the ZfL
Professor at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory, Humboldt University of Berlin

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 185, E-Mail

Heads of research areas

Three senior researchers and the directors head research areas I-III. Together they also work to develop future research strategies.

Philosopher, head of the research area History of Theory and of the project The Theory and Concept of an Interdisciplinary Conceptual History

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 182, E-Mail
+49 (0)30 20 192 - 150, E-Mail
+49 (0)30 20 192 - 176, E-Mail

Research Practices and Styles

This research area comprises changing working groups. In the Summer semester 2017 and Winter semester 2017/2018, a group is concerned with Digital Humanities (coordination: Daniel Weidner). In the Summer semester 2016 and Winter semester 2016/2017, one group worked on Blogging Humanities (coordination: Dirk Naguschewski) and a second on The Cult of Things (coordination: Margarete Vöhringer).