Université de Strasbourg

Alexandre Kostka

Alexandre Kostka

Alexandre Kostka, a Germanist and cultural historian of Europe, is professor at the University of Strasbourg (Facul- té LSHA) and co-director of the Erasmus mundus master‘s programme “Euroculture”. He is a member of the research laboratory SAGE (Sociétés, Acteurs, Gouvernements en Europe, UMR CNRS 7363) and has been elected Marc Bloch professor at the Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, 2015/16. Alumnus of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and of the Mellon Foundation, he was a guest lecturer at the universities of Berlin, Leizig and Osaka, and a research scholar at CASVA (Centre for Advanced Studies in Visual Arts, National Gallery Washington). His research focuses on Franco-German relations in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, mainly in the fields of visual arts, cultural propaganda in the First World War, and cultural policies in Europe.

He has published over 50 articles in scientific books and magazines, and published or edited seven books, including: with Françoise Lucbert (eds.): Distanz und Aneignung 1870-1945. Kunstbeziehungen zwischen Deutschland und Frankreich. Relations artistiques entre la France et l‘Allemagne Berlin 2004; (ed.): Weimar-Paris/Paris-Weimar. Kunst und Kulturtransfer um 1900, Tübingen, Stauffenburg, 2004, (with Roland Kamzelak, Ulrich Ott and Luca Renzi, eds.): Grenzenlose Moderne: Die Begegnung der Kulturen im Tagebuch von Harry Graf Kessler, Münstler, Mentis, 2015; with Julia Drost (eds.) : Penser l’Europe à travers les arts: le comte Harry Kessler, Berlin, Deutscher Kunstverlag (collection Passagen/Passages) forthcoming, late 2015.

 


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