Dr. Charlotte Bank

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Research assistant

Gottschalkstraße 28a
34127 Kassel
Room 1111
☏ +49 561 804-7692

Consultation hours available by appointment by mail.

Charlotte Bank studied Near Eastern Archaeology, Art History, Assyriology and Semitic Studies at the University of Heidelberg and subsequently worked internationally as a freelance curator with a focus on contemporary art from the Near and Middle East. From 2012 - 2017, she completed her PhD in Arabic Studies at the University of Geneva with a thesis on the contemporary art scene in Syria in a regional art historical context. From 2013 - 2016, she was a research associate for the SNSF-funded project Other Modernities: Patrimony and Practices of Visual Expression Outside the West. She has held fellowships at the Orient Institute Beirut, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, and the University of Bamberg. In the summer semester of 2019, she was a visiting professor of the elite master's program "Cultural Studies of the Middle East" at the University of Bamberg. Since August 2021 she is a research associate of the Department of Art and Society.