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Susanne Meurer

Dr, BA MA PhDLond.

  • The University of Western Australia (M433), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Prior to joining UWA as a Lecturer in Early Modern Art History in 2012, I was a post-doctoral fellow at the Kunsthistorisches Institut (Max-Planck-Institut) in Florence, Italy and the Warburg Institute in London. I also worked as a Print Cataloguer at the British Museum from 2004-6.

Roles and responsibilities

Honours Co-ordinator, History of Art

Funding overview

Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts, Houghton Library, Harvard University Cambridge/Mass (2017)

Centre for the History of Emotion Seed Funding for 'Entangled Histories of Emotions in the Mediterranean World', with Giovanni Tarantino and Arvi Wattel (2017)

Alumni Fund Grant for the project “Animated Art: Enhanced Learning through Gamification”, with Rene Van Meeuwen and Arvi Wattel (2016)

ALVA Group Research funding scheme for a project on “Melchior Lorck’s Panorama as a topographical source for the Byzantine and Early Ottoman urban layout”, with Nigel Westbrook and Rene Van Meeuwen (2014)

Current projects

I am currently completing a monograph on the first German collection of artist biographies, Johann Neudörffer’s “Nachrichten" (1547).

Industrial relevance

Audio-guide accompanying the exhibition 'Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World' (Western Australia Museum, 31 October 2016 - 23 April 2017), with Susan Broomhall, Jacqueline van Gent, Robin McDonald and Arvi Wattel

Teaching overview

HART1000 Great Moments in Art

HART2274 Introduction to Museum and Curatorial Studies

HART2283/3283 Rome (study abroad unit)

HART 3040 Breaking Art 

HART3276 Prints from Dürer to Toulouse-Lautrec

HART3371 The Northern Renaissance

HART4403 Techniques of Scholarship

Supervision at Honours and postgraduate level on curatorial studies, printmaking, historiography, early modern art


I publish in and welcome postgraduate students in the following subject areas:

Curatorial studies

Art historiography

Prints and printmaking (Renaissance to contemporary)

History of the Book

Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art



Research expertise keywords

  • Curatorial research
  • Prints and drawings
  • Historiography
  • German History
  • Biography
  • Baroque Art
  • History of the book
  • Renaissance art


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