Helena Rapp

Dipl.-Geogr. | Research Assistant | Ph.D. Student

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In her PhD thesis Helena Rapp deals with cultural strategies in the 20th and 21th century using the example of cultural broker and brokerage, focusing the Visual Arts. The project is supported by the TERRA Foundation for American Art with a Research Travel Grant.

Helena Rapp is an associated member of the SoCuM junior group 2 "Immersive Spaces".

current publications

BRAUN, M., H. ETTISCHER, V. HALFMANN & H. RAPP (2017): Mentoring-Programme für Doktorandinnen im MINT-Bereich. In: PETERSEN, R., M. BUDDE, P. S. BROCKE, G. DOEBERT, H. RUDACK & H. WOLF (Hrsg.): Praxishandbuch Mentoring in der Wissenschaft. Wiesbaden: 331-346.

complete publications list

Courses in Winter Term 2018/19

  • M2/M2ED Übung Wirtschaftsgeographie A (beginner's class: economic geography)
  • M3/M5ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung C (Introduction to cartography)
  • M3/M5ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung D (Introduction to cartography)
  • M11/M9-ED Regional Seminar + Excursion "Caribbean Islands"
    (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher and Dipl.-Geogr. Marie Karner)
since 07/2016 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University Mainz
 
since 11/2014 Ph.D. Student at the Institute of Geography, University Mainz
 
01/2015-06/2016 Project Manager and Research Assistant at the Ada-Lovelace Project, University Mainz
 
09/2014-12/2014 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University Mainz
 
05/2014 Graduation with a Diploma in Geography at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Subject of the Master‘s Thesis: “Staged Alpine Romatic or Postmodern ‘Alpculture’? Effects on Cultural Tourism by the Example of the Municipality Lenk at the Simmental, Switzerland.”
 
2011-2013 Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Anton Escher
 
2006-2014 Student of Geography and History with Minors in Economics and Political Sciences at the  Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
 
2005 High School Graduation (‘Abitur’) at the Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium, Ludwigshafen am Rhein
 
1985 Born in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Research Interest

Cultural and Social Geography, Cultural Studies, Geography of Art/Artgeography, Tourism

Regional Focus: USA

 

Research Project

(Inter-)Cultural Strategies in the 20th & 21st Century - Cultural Broker (PhD Project)

Winter term 2018/19
  • M2/M2ED Übung Wirtschaftsgeographie A (beginner's class: economic geography)
  • M3/M5ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung C (Introduction to cartography)
  • M3/M5ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung D (Introduction to cartography)
  • M11/M9-ED Regional Seminar + Excursion "Caribbean Islands"
    (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher and Dipl.-Geogr. Marie Karner)
Summer term 2018
  • M2/M2ED Übung Siedlungsgeographie A (beginner's class: urban, rural and social geography)
  • M13/M15alt HS Atmosphären und Affekte in der Humangeographie (atmospheres and affects in human geography) under the leadership of Dr. Rainer Kazig
  • M13/M15alt GP Atmosphären und Affekte in der Humangeographie (atmospheres and affects in human geography) under the leadership of Dr. Rainer Kazig
Summer term 2017
  • M2/M2ED Übung Siedlungsgeographie C (beginner's class: urban, rural and social geography)
  • M2/M2ED Übung Siedlungsgeographie D (beginner's class: urban, rural and social geography)
Summer term 2016
  • M4/M8-ED Geländepraktikum Humangeographische Methoden A
  • M4/M8-ED Geländepraktikum Humangeographische Methoden B
  • M3-MA Seminar Geographies of Cultural Globalization Processes
    (under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)
Winter term 2015/16
  • M3/M5-ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung D (Introduction to cartography)
Summer term 2015
  • M3-MA Seminar Geographies of Cultural Globalization Processes
    (under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)
Winter term 2014/15
  • M3 / M5-ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung 2 (Introduction to cartography)
  • M3 / M5-ED Einführung in die Kartographie Übung 3 (Introduction to cartography)

 

 

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