Institut für Kunstgeschichte



Gremien und Projekte


  • The Chasuble of Thomas Becket in the Cathedral of Fermo. (financed by the Bruschettini Foundation in Genoa). To be Published by Hirmer Verlag in the fall of 2016.
  •  Sight of Memory: When Nature Becomes Ideology. A Project that investigates the topography of Palestine rural landscape after 1948.
  • Objectified: The Rhetoric of Objects. This book focuses on beholders and objects in museum’s space context (to be published by Walter König Publishing House in Cologne).

Other Professional Activities

  • Landeshauptstadt München, Kulturreferat. Member of the advisory board of the Jewish Museum in Munich.
  • Gesellschaft der Freunde der Islamischen Kunst und Kultur e.V., Munich. Member of the executive board.
  • Member of the editorial board of the periodical "Mitteilungen zur Spätantiken Archäologie und Byzantinischen Kunstgeschichte".
  • Member of the editorial board of the periodical "Trumah" Zeitschrift der Hochschule für jüdische Studien Heidelberg.
  • Spätantike Archäologie und Byzantinische Kunstgeschichte e.V. Member of the excutive board.
  • External reader and member of the academic board of the magazine Les Cahiers de Saint-Michel de Cuxa.
  • Max Planck Fellow at the Kunsthistorischen Institut in Florence.
  • Member of MZIS (Munich Centre for Islamic Studies), University of Munich
  • Member of the Advisory board, CIHA (Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art), Nürnberg 2011
  • Member of the advising and nominating committee of the Minerva Scholarships Program (Max Planck Institute).
  • Since 2008 directing the Getty Foundation and the KHI-Florence-based Project: Art Space Mobility (with Hannah Baader and Gerhard Wolf).