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Melanie Trede
 

Prof. Dr. Melanie Trede

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Prof. Dr. Melanie Trede
Professor, Histories of Japanese Art
Head of Institute

Room: 120.01.01
Tel.: 06221 - 54 15376
Fax: 06221 - 54 3387
E-Mail: melanie.trede@zo.uni-heidelberg.de

 

Office Hours

Lecture period  
Thursday 2 pm – 3 pm
and by arrangement  
Please always preregister via E-Mail!
 
Non-Lecture period
by arrangement via E-Mail

 

Courses in winter semester 2021/22

Vorlesung Ostasien in der Weltgeschichte I
Kolloquium DoktorandInnen-Kolloquium: Japanische Kunst
Seminar OS Gender in Japanese Art
Übung Hilfsmittelkurs Japanese Research Tools and Methods
Konferenz Between Manuscript and Print. Transitions, Simultaneities and the Question of Shifting Meanings Conference.

 

Research Interests

  • histories of Japanese art
  • pictorial narratives
  • gender issues in the visual field
  • political iconographies
  • art historiography and terminologies
  • collecting histories
  • exhibition strategies
  • transcultural studies
  • materiality studies
  • the concept of the "frame"

Member of Professional Organisations, Advisory Boards

  • Founding Member, European Association of East Asian Art and Archaeology (EAAA), since 2013
  • Member, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, since November, 2012
  • Member, International Advisory Board, „Presentation of non-European Collections in the Humboldt-Forum,” Berlin National Museums, since 2010
  • Art Association, Heidelberg (Heidelberger Kunstverein), Deputy Director, Advisory Board since July, 2009
  • Association of Asian Studies, Inc.
  • European Association of Japanese Studies
  • Gesellschaft für Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte, Berlin
  • Impressions, advisory and editorial board since 2002
  • Japanese Art History Forum, USA
  • The Japan Art History Society
  • Japanese Art Association (formerly: Ukiyoe Society of America, Inc.), board member, 2000-2003

Administration, Service to the Field

  • 2013-2015: Director, Center for East Asian Studies, Heidelberg University
  • November 2012: Member, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • October 2012: Member, Academia Europaea
  • November 2012-October 2017: Cluster of Excellence: “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows,” Heidelberg University, Principal Investigator; German Research Foundation
  • July 2011-June 2015: Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 933) “Material text cultures: Materiality and Presence in non-typographical Societies”, Heidelberg University, Head of Subproject B07: Aspects of Mediality and Materiality of illuminated handscrolls in medieval Japan
  • Since 2011: Scientific Advisory Board, with Jan-Christian Gertz, Markus Hilgert, Bernd Schneidmüller, Christian Witschel of the book series “Materiale Textkulturen”, deGruyter Publishers, Berlin
  • Since 2010 Member, International Advisory Board, "Presentation of non-European Collections in the Humboldt-Forum", Berlin National Museums
  • Since 2010: Speaker, Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University
  • Since 2010: Editor, with Susanne Enderwitz and Stefan Weinfurter (in 2013, replaced by Niklas Jaspert) of the book series “Heidelberger Transkulturelle Studien,” Winter Publishers, Heidelberg
  • October 2007-2012: Cluster of Excellence: “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows,” Heidelberg University, Principal Investigator; German Research Foundation
  • Since 2007: Evaluations for applications at the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • Since 2006: Screening committee member for the Olympia Morata Program, scholarship for women scholars working on their second PhD (Habilitation), Heidelberg University,
  • 2005-2010: Dean of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, Heidelberg University (re-elected 2008)
  • 2004-2010: Deputy Director, Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University
  • Since 2002: Editorial board of the refereed journal Impressions
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