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Dr. Bertolt Fessen: Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions:

Since Nov. 2019 Editor of the chair
Since May 2014

Academic associate in the DFG research project "Digital Archive of Jewish Authors in Berlin, 1933-1945" at the Axel Springer Chair for German-Jewish Literary and Cultural History, Exile and Migration at the Europa University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)


Research project "Human Cultivation towards Freedom" at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena

Since 2006 Assistant Editor of the linguistic journal Gesture (Amsterdam u. Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishers)

Scientific editor at the Centre for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin


Scientific editor of the dictionary Ästhetische Grundbegriffe, hrsg. v. Karlheinz Barck u. a. (7 Bd.e, Stuttgart: Metzler, 2000–2005), at the Centre for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin

1996 Editor of the journal Museumskunde
Seit 1995 Freelance proofreader, editor and translator
1986-1994 Research assistant at the Institute for Philosophy of the Humboldt University, Berlin

Teaching and Research stays abroad:

1993 Università italiana per stranieri, Perugia
1989-1990 Bologna Center der US-amerikanischen Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Doctoral degree:

 June 1987

Academic degree "Dr. phil." at the Faculty of Philosophy of Humboldt University Berlin with the thesis „Die Herausbildung von Erich Fromms Ansatz einer analytischen Sozialpsychologie“