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Commission

The members of the a.r.t.e.s. commission serve as the heads of the interdiscipinary a.r.t.e.s. graduate classes. As such, they also supervise the annual application and selection process for the structured doctoral model "Integrated Track".

Prof. Dr. Martin Becker

Department of Romance Studies, University of Cologne
martin.becker1(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Tense, Aspect, Mood, Theories of Language Change, Word Formation in Romance Languages, Cognitive Linguistics, Political Language and Linguistic Policy, History of Linguistic Theories

Prof. Dr. Hanjo Berressem

English Department, University of Cologne
hanjo.berressem(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Modern and Postmodern American Literature and Culture, Poststructuralism, Semiotics, Film studies, Hypermedia, Literature and Science, Psychoanalysis, Chicano|a Culture[s]

Prof. Dr. Udo Friedrich

Department for German Language and Literature I, University of Cologne
sekretariat-friedrich(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Orders of Knowledge, Historical Metaphorology, Rhetoric and Topic, Minor Narrative Forms, Historical Anthropology

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Stefanie Gänger

Department of History, University of Cologne
sgaenger(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: History of Andean South America in the 18th and 19th Centuries, World and Global History, History of Science and Knowledge, esp. History of Antiquarianism and History of Medicine

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Marco García García

Department of Romance Studies, University of Cologne
marco.garcia(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Syntax/semantics (in particular: Transitivity and Differential Object Marking), Pragmatics and Information Structure, Typology of Romance Languages

Prof. Dr. Stefan Grohé

Department of Art History, University of Cologne
stefan.grohe(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Dutch Painting of the 16th and 17th Century, Paintings and Sculptures of the 19th Century

Prof. Dr. Frank Hentschel

Department of Musicology, University of Cologne
frank.hentschel(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Music of the 19th and 20th Century, Music in the Social, Political and Ideological history, Music and Music Theory of the Middle Age

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hüttemann

Department of Philosophy, University of Cologne
ahuettem(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Theory of Science, Theory of Mind, Metaphysics, The Early Modern Period

Prof. Dr. Ralph Jessen

Department of History, University of Cologne
r.jessen(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: History of the 19th and 20th century

Prof. Dr. Peter W. Marx

Department of Theatre and Media Culture, University of Cologne
peter.marx(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: History of Contemporary Theatre, Intercultural Studies, Shakespeare in Performance, Metropolitan Studies

Prof. Dr. René Nünlist

Department of Classics, University of Cologne
rene.nuenlist(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Homer, Early Greek Poetry, Ancient and Modern Literary Criticism, Papyrology (esp. Menander)

Prof. Dr. Nicolas Pethes

Department for German Language and Literature I, University of Cologne
npethes(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: German Literature from the 18th to the 21st century, theories of cultural memory, media histories of literature, literature & science studies, popular culture, case narratives

Prof. Dr. Petra Schumacher
In winter semester 2018/19 Prof. Dr. Christiane M. Bongartz substitutes Prof. Dr. Petra Schumacher due to a research semester.

Department for German Language and Literature, University of Cologne
petra.schumacher(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: reference, information structure, discourse processing, syntax-semantics interface, experimental pragmatics, speaker-hearer interaction, psycho/neurolinguistics, language impairment

Prof. Dr. Karl Ubl

Department of History, University of Cologne
karl.ubl(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: History of Education and Learning, History of Kinship Relations, Legal History, History of the Carolingians

Prof. Dr. Saskia Wendel

Department of Catholic Theology, University of Cologne
saskia.wendel(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Religion in Late Modern Times, Philosophical/Theologic Doctrine, Philosophical/Theologic Anthropology, Christian Mysticism and Modernity, "Gender" and Religion

Prof. Dr. Thomas Widlok

Institute for African Studies and Egyptology, University of Cologne
thomas.widlok(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Comparative Social and Cultural Anthropology, social practice, hunter-gatherer studies, ethnographic field research (in part. in southern Africa)

Prof. Dr. Susanne Wittekind

Department of Art History, University of Cologne
susanne.wittekind(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Text-Image-Research (Medieval Book Painting), Art, Liturgy and the Worship of Saints (Medieval Treasury Art), German Painting of the 19th Century

Prof. Dr. Martin Zillinger

a.r.t.e.s. Research Lab, University of Cologne
martin.zillinger(at)uni-koeln.de

Main areas of research: Anthropology of Religion, Media Anthropology, Migration