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Institute of Education

Research Centre for Historical Visual Media

The „Research Centre for Historical Visual Media” under the direction of Dr. Ina Katharina Uphoff is located at the Institute of Pedagogy at the University of Würzburg. This research centre houses Europe’s most extensive collection of school wallcharts including special literature concerning all school subjects covering a time span of 150 years.

Activities, Tasks and Goals

  • Digitisation and research of historical visual media, international networking and research cooperation
  • Third-party funded research projects on a national and international level (see projects)
  • Preparation of image and text data, provision of images for research and exhibition purposes (e.g. culture-, art- and media historical research centres, museums)
  • Support of research and teaching; mentoring of bachelor’s and master’s thesis; supervision for dissertation projects
  • Continuous additions and expansions of the image and literature inventory
  • Expansion of educational offerings at the archiv