Bernd M. Scherer

Interdisciplinary Laboratory

Bernd M. Scherer has been Head of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and since 2011 has been Honorary Professor at the Institute for European Ethnology of Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. He served as Director of the Goethe Institute Mexico from 1999 through 2004 and subsequently as director of the Arts Department in Munich. From 1994 to 1999, Bernd M. Scherer headed the Department of Humanities and Culture at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and also served as its Deputy Director. Bernd M. Scherer has curated various international art and culture projects and is the author of several publications focussing on cultural philosophy and aesthetics.

Research interests

Cultural philosophy; aesthetics.