Departments, Research Groups and Research Facilities

In the departments, research groups and research facilities of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, academics investigate in international collaborations the history of art and visual cultures from the 4th century to the present day.

Etho-Ästhetiken des Visuellen

    Research Group Hana Gründler

Coded Objects

    Lise Meitner Research Group Anna-Maria Meister

Empires of Faith

    External Scientific Member Jaś Elsner


Completed Research Groups and Programs:

The Nomos of Images. Manifestation and Iconology of Law

    Minerva Research Group Carolin Behrmann (until 2019)

Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices. Kunstgeschichte und ästhetische Praktiken

    Research and fellowship program (until 2019)

Objects in the Contact Zone. The Cross-Cultural Lives of Things

    Max Planck Research Group Eva-Maria Troelenberg (until 2018)

Das wissende Bild. Epistemologische Grundlagen profaner Bildlichkeit vom 15. bis 19. Jahrhundert

    Max Planck Research Group Michael Thimann (until 2011)


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