Researchers

The ZfL’s interdisciplinary projects have brought together a team of around 40 researchers with a range of backgrounds. Here literary scholars working in various traditions (comparative literature, German, Romance, Slavic) collaborate with cultural theorists, art historians, and media theorists, as well as scholars from religious studies, Jewish studies, philosophy, history, and biology.

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

Heisenberg position funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with the project Georg Lukács: An Intellectual Biography

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 189, E-Mail

Research team member in the project Neighborhood in Contemporary Berlin Literature

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

Dissertation project The French Reception and Transformation of Pragmatism, associated research team member in the project Neighborhood in Contemporary Berlin Literature

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 181, E-Mail

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

Research team member in the project Style. Past and Present

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 455, 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

Research team leader of the project Neighborhood in Contemporary Berlin Literature

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

Margarita Salas fellow in the program area History of Theory

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 187, E-Mail
+49 (0)30 20 192 - 185, E-Mail

Research fellow with the project Arendt, the Anthropocene, and Narrative

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

Knowledge transfer and communications, managing editor of the ZfL BLOG, managing editor of the podcast Bücher im Gespräch, ombudsperson of the ZfL

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 180, E-Mail
+49 (0)30 20 192 - 187, E-Mail

Senior Fellow, project Redemption Through Return

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 194, E-Mail

ZfL research fellow in the program area Knowledge of Life

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

Senior researcher in the program area History of Theory

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 171, 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
+49 (0)30 20 192 - 330, E-Mail

Senior Fellow, editor of the Varlam Shalamov Edition

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 165, 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

(On leave for a DAAD Visiting Professorship in Religious Cultural Studies at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia.)

+49 (0)30 20 192 - 302, E-Mail

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

Former director of the ZfL, professor emerita at the Technical University of Berlin

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

Heisenberg position funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with the project Digital Language. Linguistics, Communication Research, and Poetics in the Early Information Age

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