Dr. Sabine Lang

Dr. Sabine Lang

Research assistant (postdoc)

Department Digital Humanities and Social Studies (DHSS)

Werner-von-Siemens-Strasse 61
91052 Erlangen

Office hours:

by arrangement (in person or online)

Research focus

Digital humanities and especially digital art history

  • Digital provenance and collection research
  • Computer vision and art history
  • Image-and text recognition
  • Data visualization


Curriculum Vitae

Since 04/2022

Research assistant (postdoc)
FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Department Digital Humanities and Social Studies (DHSS)

03/2021 until 03/2022

Provenance researcher (Nazi confiscated art)

03/2020 until 03/2021

Traineeship, art cataloging
Ketterer Kunst, auction house, Munich

02/2016 until 10/2019

Research assistant (postdoc)
Heidelberg University, Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing
Computer Vision Group (Prof. Dr. Björn Ommer)
Research focus: visual similarities, object recognition, style transfer
Project website: https://ommer-lab.com/research/computer-vision-in-the-digital-humanities/
(website now embedded within the homepage of the Machine Vision & Learning Group, LMU, Munich)

04/2013 until 05/2016
PhD in art history
Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen
Dissertation “Studies on Roland Penrose, English Surrealism and Farley Farm as an Artist House and Representation of the Artist’s Oeuvre” (German: “Studien zu Roland Penrose, dem Englischen Surrealismus und der Farley Farm als Künstlerhaus und Repräsentantin des künstlerischen Werkes”)


Publications (pdf)