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Susanne Hauser

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Susanne Hauser is professor of art history and cultural studies at the Berlin University of the Arts (Germany). She is co-leading the Site Complexes: Models of Responsive Practices for the 21st Century project.

Hauser was research associate for semiotic studies at the Faculty for History and Communication Studies at the Technical University Berlin (TUB) where she completed her doctoral thesis on the perception of cities in German literature (“Der Blick auf die Stadt,” Berlin 1990). During the academic year of 1995–1996, she was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies (Wissenschaftskolleg) in Berlin. In her second book, Hauser analyzed the role of symbolic and aesthetic strategies in the rehabilitation of brownfields in Western Europe (“Metamorphosen des Abfalls,” Frankfurt/M., New York 2001). From 2000 to 2003, she taught as visiting professor for landscape aesthetics at the University of Kassel; from 2003 to 2005 she was professor and head of the Institute for Art and Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Architecture at the Graz University of Technology (Austria), until she was appointed to the Berlin University of the Arts in 2005.

In 2010 Hauser became a member of the German Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning (Deutsche Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung). She was a member of the steering group of the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Das Wissen der Künste” (“Knowledge of/in the Arts,” UdK Berlin, 2012–2021) and a co-applicant of the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Identität und Erbe” (“Identity and Heritage,” TUB / Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2016–2025). She has been a member of the DFG-collaborative Research Centre Intervening Arts since 2022. Hauser has published widely in the field of urban and landscape studies, on history and theory of architecture, and on media and semiotic studies.

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