Research projects

Current doctoral projects of the Research Training Group

Between sociological “fact” and literary autofiction. Depictions and staging strategies of social advancement in the works of Pierre Bourdieu, Didier Eribon and Annie Ernaux.

Research: Salvatore Calabrese
Supervision: JProf. Dr. Simon Roloff


Inside choreography. Participative choreographic works in contemporary dance

Research: Dominika Cohn


Organising the open: Or a praxis of limits. Aristotle – Marx – Poststructuralism – Postmarxism

Research: Franziska Ipfelkofer
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hetzel


Doing gender as aesthetic practice in theatre education.

Research: Laura Kallenbach
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Annemarie Matzke


Mediation of performance art as aesthetic practice

Research: Simon Niemann
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Jens Roselt


Reception as aesthetic practice - Interactive art from responsive and performative perspectives

Research: Jens Schmidt
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Matthias Rebstock


Materiality and substance in synthetic images

Research: Carolin Scheler
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Thomas Lange


Every body: Pose! The pose as aesthetic practice

Research: Marie-Charlotte Simons
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Stefan Krankenhagen


The selfie as a form of aesthetic self-referentiality on Instagram

Research: Tobias Wittchen
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Michael Corsten