Open position: Doctoral Research Fellow at GHL (deadline 07.07.2024)

Humboldt Forum Namibia

The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an internationally operating research university with a
broad spectrum of subjects. 200 years of history, around 31,500 students, more than 6,000 employees and an
excellent reputation at home and abroad: The University of Bonn is one of the most important universities in
Germany and has been awarded the title of University of Excellence.
The Argelander Professorship for Critical Museum and Heritage Studies, chaired by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Binter,
is looking for a

Doctoral Research Fellow (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin), TV-L EG 13, 65%,

for at least three years, who would like to conduct research on critical museum and heritage studies in an international team. The Argelander Professorship in Critical Museum and Heritage Studies engages in transdisciplinary and transcultural heritage research, including the testing of decolonial methodologies. It seeks to plurify the formation of knowledge across museums and heritage.

The Global Heritage Lab is an international research hub for critical museum and global heritage studies and an
innovative teaching and exhibition space. It fosters transcultural and transdisciplinary experimentation and
provides impulses for rethinking museums and understanding cultural heritage against the background of global economic, ecological, cultural and political challenges. In particular, it engages with historically marginalised bodies of knowledge and forms of cultural expression. The Global Heritage Lab is supported by the Transdisciplinary Research Area Present Pasts, which is dedicated to researching the connections between current challenges and processes and negotiations of comparable phenomena in the past from transdisciplinary perspectives.