Guest professorships Diversity of Knowledge

The HZK welcomes the two guest professors Prof. Dr. Elsbeth Bösl and Jörg Feuchter in the study programme “Diversity of Knowledge” for the summer semester 2020.
Dr. Bösl is a private lecturer at the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich.
Dr. Feuchter is employed Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in the department “Regesta Imperii – catalogue of charters issued by Frederick III, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (1440-1493)”.
The focus of the study program in this semester will be DNA.
Both visiting professors offer a lecture, three seminars and a workshop in this field.
In her lecture, Prof. Bösl will give an overview of the development of scientific knowledge interests, methods and research practices in the 19th and 20th centuries. In her seminars, Prof. Bösl deals with gender and disability on the one hand and the plague as a concept on the other.
For Prof. Feuchter, DNA with its interdisciplinary potential is the focus of the seminar.
And in their joint workshop, the two visiting professors work with a concrete exhibition to illuminate the mediation of cooperation between cultural and natural sciences.

Further information can be found in the curriculum of the HZK.