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Stand: January 6, 2022

Dr. Christoph Kümmel

Programme Director
Humanities and Social Sciences 1: Humanities and Cultural Studies

E-Mail: Christoph.Kuemmel@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2294
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Digital Humanities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

101-01   Prehistory and World Archaeology
101-05   Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

101-02   Classical Philology
101-03   Ancient History
101-04   Classical Archaeology
107-01   Protestant Theology
107-02   Roman Catholic Theology

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Advanced Studies Centres in SSH

2615 Rethinking Oriental Despotism - Strategies of Governance and Modes of Participation in the Ancient Near East
2770 Jenseits des Kanons: Heterotopien religiöser Autorität im spätantiken Christentum

Priority Programmes

2143 Entangled Africa: Intra-African connections between Rainforest and Mediterranean (ca. 6000 to 500 BP)
2176 The Iranian Highlands: Resilience and Integration of Premodern Societies

Research Units

2064 Stratification-Analyses of Mythic Plots and Texts in Ancient Cultures
2686 Resilience in Religion and Spirituality. Endurance and the Formation of Powerlessness, Fear and Anxiety
2733 Transformation of Sacred Space: Function and Use of Religious Places in Germany
2828 De/Sacralization of texts
2973 Being Catholic in the German Federal Republic. Semantics, Practices, and Emotions in Western Germany’s Society 1965–1989/90

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2150 ROOTS – Social, Environmental, and Cultural Connectivity in Past Societies

Collaborative Research Centres

1070 Resource Cultures
1266 Scales of Transformation: Human-environmental Interaction in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies

Research Training Groups

1876 Early Concepts of Humans and Nature: Universal, Specific, Interchanged