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Historisches Seminar

Moe Omiya

Moe Omiya, M.A.

  • Teaching and Research Assistant
  • Office KO2 F 168
+41 (0)44 634 38 14

Main Research

– Region: Western Europe, Japan, the UK, the US
– 1910s', 20s', and 30s' Architectural Theories
– Global History of Architecture
– Microhistory
– Transfer of Knowledge and Technique in and around Architecture

Dissertation Project

Modernisations from the ‘West’ and the ‘East’: Spaces of interaction between German and Japanese architecture, 1890s to 1930s (working title)


Curriculum Vitae

since 09/2020   Academic Assistant, Chair of Global History, Prof. Dr. Martin Dusinberre, University of Zurich

Fellow Researcher, the Cluster of Excellence „Temporal Communities“, Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin



PhD Candidate in Art History, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin



Assistant Teacher for the TOPS Summer Programme, University of Oxford     



Master of Studies (MSt. / M. A.) in History of Art and Visual Culture, University of Oxford



Bachelor (B.A.) in Representation (Architectural Theory / History of Art) and German Area Studies, University of Tokyo



Completed the GLP-GEfIL (Global Education for Innovation and Leadership) Programme, University of Tokyo



Summer Seminar in Architecture: “Establishing a State”, AA School London



Summer Seminar in German Art History, Freie Universität Berlin



Summer Seminars in History of Art, English Houses and Gardens, and International Relations, Cambridge University



Faculty of Architecture, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Presentation and Papers

– “The Lawn Road Flats, Hampstead. Histories, Principles and People's Lives”, the International Symposium „Was heißt hier Haltung?“, Berlinische Galerie Nov. 2019.

– Translation/Publication of a German book „Was ist das Bauhaus?“ into Japanese, Oct. 2019.

– “The ‘Haus am Horn’—Its Experimental Spirit”, the International Conference on Bauhaus anniversary, Berlin, Mar. 2019.