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Christiane Fülscher is an art historian and architect. Her research focuses on architectural history and theory from the 19th century to the present with a special emphasis on East and West European modernism and post-war architecture, also encompassing its cultural and socio-political relevance. She received a PhD degree in the History of Architecture from Stuttgart University and holds degrees in architecture from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and in history of art from the University of Hamburg. Having worked in numerous architectural offices in Hamburg, Porto Alegre (Brazil) and near Darmstadt, she also became a long-term research associate at the institute of architectural history, Stuttgart University, and afterwards at the institute of architecture theory and science at Darmstadt Technical University. In addition, she had teaching assignments at the VGTU Vilnius, the institute for history and theory of architecture at Darmstadt Technical University, and at the University of Applied Sciences Munich. Since 2022 she is professor of architectural history, theory, and preservation at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Besides scientific papers in periodicals like the Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, Forum Stadt, AIT, and edited volumes, she published her PhD thesis “German Embassies. Between Adaptation and Distinction” in June 2021 at Jovis Verlag in Berlin/Boston. In her current research project, she investigates the German departments of architecture at the beginning of the 20th century.