Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM)

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kaschuba

Kaschuba Wolfgang SW



phone: +49 (0)30 2093-46255

Research focus


  • Everyday life and culture in European modernity
  • national and ethnic identities
  • Urban and metropolitan research


Academic career


  • 1982 Promotion, 1987 Habilitation

  • since 1992 Professor of European Ethnology at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Managing Director of the Institute of European Ethnology

  • since 2004 Member of the transatlantic DFG graduate program
    "Metropolis Research Berlin – New York"

  • since 2011 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board Forum for Intercultural Dialogue

  • since 2012 Member of the German UNESCO Commission e.V.

  • since 2012 Executive Director of the Georg Simmel Center
    for Metropolitan Research

  • since 2012 Member of the Jury German-Turkish Cultural Olympiad

  • since 2012 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin

  • since 2013 Member of the Expert Committee "Intangible Cultural Heritage" of UNESCO



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