Cities and Epidemics

23.06.2021 18:00

Dr. sc. ETH Britta Hentschel, Architekturhistorikerin, Hochschullehrerin & Denkmalpflegerin, Universität Lichtenstein
‘Historischer Einfluss der Pandemien auf die Stadtentwicklung’

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Britta Hentschel studied art history, philosophy and church history in Munich, Rome and Bonn and received her doctorate from the ETH Zurich in 2009 with a thesis on the architect and urban planner Gaetano Koch (1849-1910), which was awarded the Theodor Fischer Prize of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich.

Britta Hentschel was, among other things, a fellow of the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome, of the international ETH graduate college "Stadtformen. Conditions and Consequences" as well as a scientific member of the Istituto Svizzero in Rome and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge/Mass., USA. In addition to various teaching positions, she held the Martin Graßnick Visiting Professorship for Architectural History at the TU Kaiserslautern in 2016/17. Since 2017, Britta Hentschel has been teaching architectural, art, and urban planning history at the University of Liechtenstein and is active in Swiss monument preservation.

In the context of a habilitation project, she is dedicated to the architectural history of poverty, illness, and welfare.

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