Ongoing Dissertations

Flavia Crisciotti Dipl.-Ing. Sapienza Università, Italy
since 2017
„Unframed Edges: Mounting Old Master Paintings in Italian Modernism.”
Dissertation Fellowships from DAAD (2017-2018) and Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (2019-2022)


Cansu Degirmencioglu MSc Istanbul Technical Universtiy, Turkey
since 2019
„Prescribed Modernity. Health, Hygiene and Architecture in Early Republican Turkey, 1923-1950.”
Dissertation Fellowship from DAAD (2020-2023)


Hynuah Lee M.Sc. Seoul National University, South Korea
since 2019
„Architecture Exhibitions at the Korean Pavilion for the Venice Architecture Biennale, 1996-2014.”


Sina Zarei MSc Beheshti University, Iran
since 2019
„Built on Paper. A Study for Understanding the Meaning of Architecture as Articulated in two Persian Magazines of
Architecture 1991-2001.”


Clara Teresa Pollak M. A. (TUM) Technische Universität München
since 2020
“CIAM's Exhibtions, 1928-1959. The Unknown Display of Modernism.”
Dissertation Fellowship from Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (2020-2023)


Qendresa Ajeti XXXXXX
since 2021
“The Project of Modernization in Socialist Yugoslavia. Exploring the Role of Kosovo’s School of Architecture in the Built Environment, 1978-1991.”
Dissertation Fellowship from DAAD (2022-ongoing)

Anna Gonchar M. A. (TUM) Technische Universität München
since 2022
“Die Gestalt der Pressa. Design und Rezeption der internationalen Presseausstellung 1928 in Köln.”


Zeynep Ece Sahin Korkan M. Arch Middle East Technical Universtiy
since 2022
“On the Way to Modernity: Revisiting the Spaces of Modern Medicine of the late Ottoman Istanbul, 1839-1923.”


Bahar Gökçen Kumsar  M. Sc. Istanbul Technical University
since 2022
An Analysis of the Second Exhibition of the Venice Architecture Biennale (VAB), Architecture in lslamic Countries, and of Türkiye's Presence at the VAB


Marziyeh Bazyar M.Sc. Beheshti University, Iran
since 2024
Behind-the-scenes Story of Museums: Culture, politics and Architecture in Iran (1960 – 2020)