Senior Fellow at the Morphomata Center of Advanced Studies, University of Cologne

Topic of research project: Contemporary Portraits of Migration. Life-Imaging in Documentary Photobooks 



Senior Fellow at the International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK)/University of Art and Design Linz, Vienna

Topic of research project: Translating Migrants. Hetero- and Self-Translation in Social Documentary Photography



Visiting Fellow at the Neubauer Collegium of Culture and Society, University of Chicago, USA

Topic of research project: Framing Global Art History: A Transcultural and Transdisciplinary Approach



Visiting Fellow of the Visiting Program “Cities, Imaginaries, Publics” at the Humanities Research Centre of the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra

Topic of research project: Asian Design of the Spectacular. On Urban Imaginaries and the Artistic Creation of Museumscapes in East Asian Mega-Cities



Research Fellow at the International Research Centre for Cultural Studies (IFK), Vienna, Austria

Topic of research project: De-/Kadrierungen des Blicks. Skopische Chiasmen zwischen Europa und Ostasien



Conference participation and research grant for field studies in South Korea by the National Centre of Competence and Research (NCCR) »Iconic Criticism«/Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)



Postdoctoral Research Fellowship granted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Topic of research project: Ikonoskripturen



DFG travel grant for the conference “Elective Affinities. Word and Image Interactions” at the University of Philadelphia, USA



Postdoctoral Research Fellowship granted by the German Science Foundation (DFG)

Topic of research project: Transkulturelle Imaginalogie. Bildkulturtransfer zwischen dem Westen und Ostasien



DAAD grant for a visiting professorship at Seoul National University, South Korea

Prof. Dr. Birgit Mersmann

Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History

University of Duisburg-Essen
Faculty of Humanities
Institute of Art and Art Studies
Universitätsstr. 12, 45141 Essen

Office: R12 R02 A45
Phone: +49.201.183 3341
E-Mail: birgit.mersmann[at]uni-due.de

Office hours: Fr. 12.00 - 13.00 Uhr