Prof. Dr. Barbara Schellewald
Emerita
Graduate School Faculty
Barbara Schellewald
Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät
Departement Künste, Medien, Philosophie
Professur Schellewald

Emerita

Tel. +41 61 206 62 92
barbara.schellewald@clutterunibas.ch


Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät
eikones – Zentrum für die Theorie und Geschichte des Bildes

Graduate School Faculty

barbara.schellewald@clutterunibas.ch

Curriculum Vitae

Barbara Schellewald studied art history, Indology, classical and Christian archaeology, and Italian philology at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Bonn, where she received her doctorate in 1982. After working as an associate researcher at the University of Marburg, as an assistant researcher in Bonn, and multiple research stays in southern and eastern Europe, she completed her habilitation in 1994 at the University of Bonn. She accepted a call from Bonn to become a professor of art history in the same year. She had previously been offered a professorship at the University of Leipzig. She has been a tenured professor of medieval art history at the University of Basel since 2004.

  • The production and objectives of Byzantine images
  • Relics
  • Relations between image and text
  • Cultural transfer between East and West during the entire Middle Ages
  • History of science