Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik

Zentralinstitut der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Bastian Herbst

Bastian Herbst
Photo: Philipp Plum

Curator for Outreach
Humboldt Labor
Phone: 030 2093-12856
Email: bastian.herbst@hu-berlin.de

Bastian Herbst studied modern and contemporary history, political science, and public law at the Universities of Freiburg, Rennes and Basel, earning an M.A. in 2009. He was a researcher of the DFG-funded researchers’ group „The Military and the Media during the 20th century“. His research led him to various research institutions and archives, particularly in the United Kingdom and France.

From 2019-21 he worked at the German Historical Museum, Berlin, as a research assistant in the department of education. There, he developed didactic programmes and formats for numerous temporary exhibitions, with a focus on intercultural, participatory and inclusive approaches. Additionally, Bastian Herbst developed new digital concepts, including virtual tours through the museum and online workshops for students.

Since November, 2021, Bastian Herbst is a Curator for Outreach at the Humboldt LAB. His responsibilities include the development of the LAB’s educational programmes as well as events and new cooperations.

Office: Humboldt Forum, Schloßplatz, Room: O1.066.B3