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Honorary professor, Schloss Benrath

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Schweizer

Stefan Schweizer is scientific director of Benrath Palace and Park Foundation and honorary professor at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. Between 2005 and 2012 he taught as junior professor garden history and established the garden history research at Düsseldorf University. His habilitation thesis Die Erfindung der Gartenkunst (The invention of garden art) was published by Deutscher Kunstverlag, Munich/Berlin 2013; he is co-editor of Gartenkunst in Deutschland (Garden art in Germany), 2012.

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Interim professor

PD Dr. Christian Tagsold

Phone +49 211 81-11693

Christian Tagsold is associate professor at the Department for Modern Japan of Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf. In February 2012 his habilitation thesis Spaces of Translation: Japanese Garden in the West was awarded the JaDe-prize from the Foundation for the Promotion of Japanese-German Cultural and Scientific Relations. Spaces of Translation will be published in autumn 2016 in the series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture (Pennsylvania University Press).

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