Affiliated Departments and Institutions affiliated at the JLU
From its outstanding position among the four doctoral programmes joined in the Graduate Centre, the GCSC has initiated cooperative relationships with several other renowned research institutions situated at JLU. These interconnections with a wide variety of programmes contribute substantially to a thriving academic community in the study of culture.
The cooperating institutions focus on clearly delineated key topics in the study of culture that complement particular areas of the GCSC’s wide-ranging profile. The partners include the Research Training Group on Transnational Media Events, the Centre for Media and Interactivity, the LOEWE programme and the Giessen Centre for Eastern European Studies. Each of these institutions adds a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives from their members’ particular backgrounds.
The affiliated faculties are:
- 03 Faculty of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies,
- 04 Faculty of History and Cultural Studies,
- 05 Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture.
For detailed information on the faculties’ different academic areas and on the various professors’ special interests, please see the websites of the individual faculties.
Social Sciences and Culture Studies: Educational Studies, Rehabilitation Psychology and Teacher Training for Children with Special Needs, Pedagogy and Teacher Training for Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology, Art Education, Musicology and Music Education.
History and Cultural Studies: Classics, Protestant Theology, Catholic Theology, History, Art History, Turkology.
Language, Literature and Culture: Departments of German, English, Romance, and Slavic Studies, Department of Applied Theatre and Performance Studies.
Research Training Group on Transnational Media Events
The Research Training Group on Transnational Media Events from Early Modern Times to the Present investigates forms and functions of media representations of key events, from the the era of the first printing press to the age of the world wide web.