Call for Applications: Fellowship in 4A Laboratory, Kunsthistorisches Institut

April 15, 2019


Applicants should have obtained their master's degree or their doctorate (within the last seven years prior to their application) in one of the relevant disciplines. 


The Berlin-based research and fellowship program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics" invites scholars to apply for up to two doctoral and six postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020. 4A Laboratory is a joint Fellowship Program of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, a research institute of the Max Planck Society and the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. 

The 2019-2020 theme is plants and the program welcomes projects from a wide range of topics relating to plants that place emphasis on aesthetic processes, history of thought, and material culture, from the 4A disciplines but also from philosophical or literary studies, in a transregional perspective. 

The working language is English. 


To apply, please send the following documents exclusively by e-mail as one PDF file to [email protected]:

  • Curriculum vitae (in English)
  • Project description (no longer than five pages, in English)
  • Sample of scholarly work
  • Names and contact information of two referees 

For more information, please see the fellowship posting