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Susanne Lorig, M.A.

Alumni

Susanne Lorig, M.A.

Position

  • Ph. D. Candidate, Project MC 16 "Making of the Modern World"

Contact information

Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
Project MC 16 “Making of the Modern World”
Karl Jaspers Centre
Bergheimer Str. 58a
Room 104
D-69115 Heidelberg

Germany

Email:
susanne.lorig@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
Phone:
+49 (0) 6221 54 4309

Curriculum vitae

 

Organizier of the Conference Transcultural Trajectories of Art History: Legacies of Modernity and Global Entanglement, December 8-10 2014 / Project MC 16.1.

 

Education

Since 2012:
Ph.D. Candidate, Project MC 16.1 at the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.

Doctoral thesis about Irving Penn, supervised by Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja and Prof. Dr. Henry Keazor, Heidelberg.

2012:
Master’s degree (Magistra Artium)
Master’s thesis in History of Art (2012), about the American photographer Irving Penn “Die Portraits von Irving Penn. Augen-Blicke”

2009-20012:
Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg: Studies of European History of Art (major) and Protestant Theology (2.minor)

2005-2009:
University of  Saarland, Saarbrücken:  Studies of  History of Art (major), Protestant Theology (2. minor) and of Business Economics (1. minor)

 

Scholarships

Since 2013:
Doctoral Scholarship, German Research Foundation (DFG) Germany at the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Heidelberg University, Germany

2011:
Research Scholarship in Chicago, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD),  Research for the Master’s Thesis

 

Fields of Interest

- Photography, with a focus on portrait photography, fashion photography and Photojournalism
- Modern Art
- Globald Art History, with a focus on photography

 

Employment

Since 2013:
Research assistant at the Department of History of Art, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg

2010-2013:
Organizer of the Netzwerk Kunst und Kultur at the Department of History of Art, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg:
Counselling Centre for Students in questions of career prospects 

2010-2012:
Student Assistant at the Department of History of Art, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg

2007-2008:
Freelancer at the Saarlandmuseum, Saarbrücken:
Exhibition guide and art workshop

 

Internships:

2010:
Internship at the Kunsthalle Hamburg and the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg:
Photography (Prof. Dr. Gabriele Nuñez) and Museum Studies

2008:
Internship at the Saarlandmuseum, Saarbrücken:
Museums Education (Dr. Mona Stocker) and Photography (Dr. Roland Augustin)


Selected publications

Article about Irving Penn and Hans-Peter Feldmann in Portraits in Serie. Fotografien eines Jahrunderts. Exhibition catalogue of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. Bielefeld 2011.

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