Hans Belting#


Hans Belting
Membership Number:1009
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:MUSICOLOGY & ART HISTORY
Elected:1991
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY




Present and Previous Positions
  • October 2004 - end of September 2007 Director of the Internationalen Forschungszentrums Kulturwissenschaften (International Research Centre for Cultural Studies) in Vienna
  • 2003 - 2004 Mary Jane Crow Professor of the History of Art, Northwestern University, Chicago
  • 2002 - 2003 European Chair, Collège de France, Paris
  • 1992 - 2002 Professor at the Institute for Art History and Media Theory at the State College of Design in Karlsruhe
  • 1989 - 1990 Visiting professor, Columbia University
  • 1984 Visiting professor, Harvard University
  • 1980 - 1992 Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität at Munich
  • 1970 - 1980 Professor of art history at the University of Heidelberg
  • 1966 Professor at the University of Hamburg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Art history
  • Theory of medieval and Renaissance art
  • Contemporary art
  • Image theory

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  • 1995 Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin
  • 2006 Honorary member of the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin
  • Member of the Order pour le Mérite of Arts and Sciences
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna (MUMOK)
  • 1992 Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2005 Member of the American Philosophical Society
  • 2015 Balzan Prize for History of European Art (1300-1700)


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