Short CV/Education and training

  • 2017 – 2021
    Interim Professor of Slavic Cultural Studies at the Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)

  • 2010 – 2020
    Dilthey Fellow of the Volkswagen Foundation at the Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL) Berlin

  • 2009 – 2015
    Senior Assistant for Slavic literature at the University of Zurich

  • 2006 – 2009
    Researcher at the ZfL

  • 1999 – 2001
    Lecturer of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Russia

  • 1996 – 1999
    PhD studies in Slavic Studies at the University of Belgrade and the MLU and lecturer at HUB

  • 1995 – 1996
    Lecturer of the DAAD in Slovenia

  • 1989 – 1995
    M.A. degree in English and American and Slavic Studies at Humboldt University of Berlin (HUB)

Selected publications

  • Petzer, T. (ed.): Unsterblichkeit. Slawische Variationen. Berlin 2021.

  • Petzer, T.: Wissen und Glaube. Figurationen des Synergos in der Slavischen Moderne. Paderborn 2020.

  • Petzer, T. (ed., transl.): Isidora Sekulić: Briefe aus Norwegen. Berlin 2019.

  • Petzer, T. (ed.): Literatur und Revolution. Rückblicke auf 100 Jahre Oktoberrevolution. Halle 2018.

  • Petzer, T. (ed.): Unsterblichkeit. Geschichte und Zukunft des Homo Immortalis. INTERJEKTE 12, Berlin 2018.

  • Petzer, T., Kowollik, E., Lehmann-Carli, G. (eds.): (Südost-)Europa. Narrative der Bewegtheit. Berlin 2017.

  • Petzer, T., Steiner, S. (eds.): Synergie. Kultur- und Wissensgeschichte einer Denkfigur. München 2016.

  • Petzer, T., Andronikashvili, Z., Pflitsch, A., Treml, M. (eds.): Die Ordnung pluraler Kulturen. Figurationen europäischer Kulturgeschichte, vom Osten her gesehen. Berlin 2014.

  • Petzer, T., Richter, A. (eds.): "Isochimenen". Raum und Kultur im Werk von Isidora Sekulić. München 2012.

  • Petzer, T., Sasse, S., Thun-Hohenstein, F., Zanetti, S. (eds.): Namen. Benennung – Verehrung – Wirkung. Positionen in der europäischen Moderne. Berlin 2009.

  • Petzer, T.: Geschichte als Palimpsest. Erinnerungsstrukturen in der Poetik von Danilo Kiš. Frankfurt a.M. 2008. (Pegisha – Begegnung: Jüdische Studien; 6)

Selected projects

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German Association of Slavists

  • Southeast Europe Association

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Three daughters


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