Workshop Working Through Colonial Photography, January 31 – February 1, 2018, organized by Hannah Baader (Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin/KHI Florenz, Max-Planck-Institute), Eva Ehninger (Humboldt University, Berlin), and Pathmini Ukwattage (Basel University). read more...

The Research Program Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices. read more...

The program closed the collection of applications for six postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2018/2019 on January 15 with 210 applications received. All applicants will be notified by March 30th. read more...

Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices closely collaborates with its partner program Connecting Art Histories in the Museum (CAHIM), organized by the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (SMB). read more...

Symposium on The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets with Julia Voss (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), Axel Haubrok (Haubrok Foundation), Hannah Baader (KHI Florenz/Max Planck Institut/Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Berlin), Sonja Mejcher-Atassi (American University of Beirut), and Christiane Lange (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart). read more...

Review of the symposium The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics - States and Markets on the TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research. read more...

Opening of the Transregional Academy on Latin American Art II with Hannah Baader (KHI, Florenz/Max-Planck-Institut/Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Berlin), Lena Bader, Thomas Kirchner (both DFK, Paris), Gabriela Siracusano, and Diana Wechsler (both UNTREF, Buenos Aires) at UNTREF (Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero. read more...

Photo gallery about the Transregional Academy on Latin American Art II - Mobility: Objects, Materials, Concepts, Actor. read more...

Photo gallery of the visit to Skulpturenprojekte Münster and Documenta 14 in July 2017. read more...

Report about the workshop Landscapes of the Long 18th Century: Mediating Place and Memory in South Asia and Beyond, June 21–23. read more...

Lecture by Tim Barringer: The Panorama as Global Landscape on June 21, 2017. read more...

Art Histories Excursion Hamburg's Museums, Ethnographic Collection and the Warburg Library with Jens Baumgarten (São Paulo) and Hannah Baader (Arthistories/KHI Florenz MPI) including meetings with Barbara Plankensteiner (Museum für Völkerkunde) and Sabine Schulz (Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe) on June 1, 2017

Hannah Baader and Gerhard Wolf with the Art Histories and CAHIM Fellows as well as with the program staff during the Travelling Seminar 2017 in front of the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City. read more...

Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices on the TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research. read more...

News on our Fellows and Alumni

Art Histories Fellow 2014/15 Ittai Weinryb's book The Bronze Object in the Middle Ages was published with Cambridge University Press in 2017 and was awarded the ICMA book prize by the International Center for Medieval Art.

Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Sanja Savkic received a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Department Gerhard Wolf of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institute.

For three years, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Wulandani Dirgantoro will be a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow in the Art History Programm at the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Art Histories Fellow 2013/14 Sugata Ray will soon publish his monograph Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550-1850 with University of Washington Press.

As of January 2018, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Lamia Balafrej will be Assistant Professor of the Arts of the Islamic World in the Art History Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Since October 2017, Art Histories Fellow 2015/16 Banu Karaca has been a Mercator-IPC Fellow at the Istanbul Policy Center at Sabanci University, Istanbul. She recently published essays on gendered images of war and political violence in the handbook Gender: War! (MacMillan 2017).

Beginning in September 2018, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Lesley Nicole Braun will be Assistant Professor at University of Basel's Institute of Social Anthropology, where she will be affiliated with the Centre for African Studies.

In 2018, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Venugopal Maddipati and Art Histories Fellow 2013/14 Sugata Ray will publish their co-edited volume Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence with Routledge.

Art Histories Fellow 2013/14 Haytham Bahoora has accepted a position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations and the Centre for Comparative Literature of the University of Toronto.

In October 2017, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Peter H. Christensen published his monograph Germany and the Ottoman Railways: Art, Empire, and Infrastructure with Yale University Press, supported by a SAH/Mellon Author Award of the Society of Architectural Historians.

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