Prof. Bianca Kühnel

Bianca  Kühnel
Humanities Building room 5809

A scholar of Medieval Art.>>> Prof. Kuehnel has published books and articles on art and architecture connected to the traditions of the holy sites in Israel and Europe, as well as medieval scientific visual images. She has been invited as a guest in leading research institutions around the world (CESM Poitiers; Free University Berlin; Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome; Max Planck Kunsthistorisches Institut Florenz; Ruprecht-Karl University Heidelberg; Israel Institute for Advanced Studies) and has won prestigious prizes and research grants (GIF; Thyssen; Max-Planck; ERC). Prof. Kuenel has served as head of the Department of Art History and founded the European Forum at the Hebrew University, which she directed for many years. She has taught generations of students, some of whom lecture and do research in leading universities in Israel (Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beersheva) or serve as curators at the Israel Museum.