Center for Literary and Cultural Research Berlin (Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin, ZfL)
|Institution||Center for Literary and Cultural Research,Berlin|
|Themes||theory and history of literary and knowledge cultures|
|Orientation||philologically based, interdisciplinary cultural research|
The Center for Literary and Cultural Research Berlin conducts philologically based research on the history of European literature and on the history of European science and knowledge. Its projects focus on the interfaces of literature and the arts as well as of the humanities and the natural sciences, with special emphasis on the aspects of the history of religion and of science.
The ZfL works under the organisational umbrella of the Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren Berlin e. V. (i.e. centres for the humanities Berlin). It is financed with funds from the State of Berlin, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and third-party funds.