Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Dr. phil. Diana Lange

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Name
Dr. phil. Diana Lange
Status
research assistant
Email
diana.lange (at) hu-berlin.de

Institution
Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Tibetologie
Visiting address
Invalidenstraße 118 , Room 504
Phone number
(030) 2093-66065
Fax
(030) 2093-66084
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin
Courses
Dr. Lange is released from her duties from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2021. Her representation will be taken over by Dr. Nike-Ann Schröder from 1 December 2018.

 

Regional Focus of Research:

  • Central Asia/ Tibet (field research since 1999)
  • India/ Western Himalaya (field research since 2014)
  • East Asia (China, Korea, Japan)

 

Areas of Teaching and Research:

 

  • Material and Visual Culture
  • History of collections
  • History of knowledge, discovery and colonial history
  • Historical maps and history of cartography
  • Intercultural exchange (within Asia, Tibet - British India, Asia - Europe)

 

 

Current Research Rrojects:

 

Completed Research Projects:

 

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 08/2019-02/2021: Guest Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin miti dem Projekt Colouring Maps in East Asia
  • 09/10 2019: Guest Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin with the project Mapping China in the 18th Century: Hand-drawn Maps from the “Qing Atlas Tradition”
  • since 10/2018 (until 09/2021): Research Assistant at the Museum am Rothenbaum Hamburg in the BMBF joint project „Kolorierte Landkarten“ (Universität Hamburg/Stiftung Hanseatisches Wirtschaftsarchiv/ Museum am Rothenbaum Hamburg)
  • 09/2018: Habilitation/HDR at the EPHE Paris, habilitation thesis Journey of Discovery: An Atlas of the Himalayas by a 19th Century Tibetan Lama
  • since 11/2016 (until /2021): associate staff member of ERC Project TIBARMY (The Tibetan Army of the Dalai Lamas, 1642-1959), CNRS, Paris
  • 2016: Foundation of the Research Network Object Lessons from Tibet & the Himalayas (Partners: Dr. Emma Martin/University of Manchester, Dr. Trine Brox und Dr. Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen/University of Copenhagen)
  • 2016: Assistant lecturer at the Institute for Social Anthropology and Empirical Cultural Studies at the University of Zurich
  • 04/2015–09/2018: Research Assistant at the Central Asia Seminar at Humboldt University Berlin
  • 04/2013 – 03/2015: Research fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation in the context of the habilitation project Visual Documentation of Regional Topography and Everyday Life in the Tibetan Cultural Area in the Middle of the 19th Century: the Wise Collection of the British Library.
  • 11/ 2005 – 03/2013: Research Assistant at the Central Asia Seminar at Humboldt University Berlin
  • 04/2013 - 03/2015: Scholarship of the Gerda Henkel Foundation for the habilitation project Visual documentation of regional topography and everyday life in the Tibetan cultural area during the middle of the 19th century: the Wise Collection of the British Library.
  • 11/ 2005 - 03/2013: academic member of staff at the Central Asian Seminar of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 02/ 2008: conferral of a doctorate at Humboldt-University Berlin in the subject Central Asian Studies:
    "Die Verkleinerung der Yakhautboote. Fischerkulturen in Zentral- und Südtibet im sozioökonomischen Wandel des modernen China"
  • 2002 - 2004: associated member of staff for the VW project "Ethnologie der Alltagstechniken Chinas", TU Berlin
  • 2002: Study of Sinology, Tibetan studies and Business studies at the University of Leipzig