Institute of Art Studies and Historical Urban Studies
Potsdamer Platz © Uta Scholl unsplash
Master Historical Urban Studies
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Bachelor Culture and Technology - Art Studies
Neville Rowley bei der Arbeit in der Gemäldegalerie © Dieu Ly Hoang
Master Art Studies
Master Historical Urban Studies
Bachelor Culture and Technology - Art Studies
Master Art Studies

Welcome to the Institute of Art History and Historical Urban Studies

The Institute for Art History and Historical Urban Studies belongs to Faculty I - Humanities and Educational Sciences and is divided into the Art History Departments and the Historical Urban Studies / Centre for Metropolitan Studies.

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KuK-Tuesdays: Dislocation and Love/Community

It is with great joy that we, the Department of Art History as Cultural History of Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy at Technische Universität Berlin, announce our panelists for the third evening of the series KuK-Tuesdays: Dislocation:
Historian of Science and Writer Dr. Edna Bonhomme as well as Filmmaker, Archival Artist and Curator Akram Zaatari. During…

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New Publication

Le Long Combat de l'Afrique pour son art. Histoire d'une défaite postcoloniale

by Bénédicte Savoy, published by Seuil Paris 2023, french, 304 pages.

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16.01.23 : "Stadt-Klima-Wandel Historische und gegenwärtige Perspektiven" - Lecture Series on Climate Protection

Lecture as part of the lecture series on climate protection with Prof. Dr. Dorothee Brantz on January 16, 2023 at 16:15

How does climate change manifest itself in the city and what does history have to do with it?  Is climate change the only problem when we think of urban environmental sustainability?  In this lecture we will ask how climate, city and history are connected.  For this we will look at examples from Berlin but also from other cities around the…