Anna Zschauer

Research Focus

  • ‘Japanese aesthetics’ as a category of external and self-perception
  • Intercultural aesthetics as intercultural hermeneutics
  • The aesthetic discourse within the European tradition
  • Genealogical deconstruction of ‘scientific subjects’ specific to disciplines in cultural sciences

Vita

Academic Education

Since 04/2016

Doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Hildesheim, Faculty for cultural sciences and aesthetic communication

11/2016 - 10/2017

Research year at Tokyo University, Department of Aesthetics (receiving a Japan Foundation scholarship)

 
05/2015 -03/2016Scholarship received from the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’ at Heidelberg University, completion of project work 
2009 – 2015State examination (equal M.A.) “with honors”, German studies and History, Heidelberg University (scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation) 
10/2011 - 08/2012Abroad study at Kyoto University, participation in the ‚Kyoto University International Education Program (KUINEP)‘ (receiving a JASSO-scholarship) 

Professional Experience

Since 04/2016Research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Department of Music 
01/2013 – 05/2015Research assistant at the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’ at Heidelberg University, Project MC7: “Discursive Practices of Political Legitimation in Early Modern Asia and Europe”

Projects