Dr. Sascha Wegner

Dr. Sascha Wegner

Research Assistant /
Coordinator Science Communication
for the DFG priority program "Jewish Cultural Heritage" (SPP 2357)

Research interests:
European (art) music and cultural history from the 17th to the 20th century; music and politics; music and the Enlightenment; methods of music historiography (discourse history, myths of origin, problem history, criteria of analysis); instrumental music (with emphasis on symphonic, "clavier" and chamber music), relations to vocal music (with emphasis on opera and cantata; church music/liturgical music).

Contact: T. 0511-3100-7124
E-Mail: Dr. Sascha Wegner

  • 2001-2007 Studies of musicology, art history and literature at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar and the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • 2007-2008 Research assistant at the Institute for Musicology Weimar-Jena at the Liszt School of Music Weimar
  • 2004/05, Winter Semester, Visiting Lecturer at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – State University, Budapest.
  • 1999–2007 Research Assistant at the Musicology Department of Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.
  • 2008 - 2011 Doctoral scholarship of the doctoral school "Laboratorium Aufklärung" of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • Since 2012 Assistant at the Institute for Musicology, University of Bern
  • 2015 - 2018 Middle representative of the philosophical-historical faculty in the structure and planning commission and in the faculty council
  • Since 2022, coordinator of scholarly communication in the DFG priority program "Jewish Cultural Heritage" at the European Center for Jewish Music



Last modified: 2024-01-29

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