Dr. Helen Rosenau-Carmi

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Title: Dr.
Prename: Helen
Surname: Rosenau-Carmi
Name of birth: Rosenau
Profession: Private scholar, lecturer
Birthday: 03/27/1900
Place of birth: Monte Carlo
Date of death: /Oktober 1984/
Place of death: London
Married since: 1938
Married to: Zvi Carmi (1883-1950)
Children: 1 (Michael, born 1944)
Education: 1923 external final high school examinations (*Abitur*), Baden; 1923–29 university studies (art history) in Munich, Halle, Berlin, Bonn, and Hamburg under Wölfflin, Panofsky, and others; 1930 doctorate; 1940 Ph.D. under Panofsky in London
Career: From 1930 excavations and research on the cathedrals in Bremen, Cologne, and Zurich; 1933 Münster University denies funding for research for her university lecturer qualification (*Habilitation*) under Martin Wackernagel; 1933 emigrates to Britain via Zurich; 1934–35 British Federation of University Women (BFUW) scholarship; from 1941 research student at the London School of Economics under Karl Mannheim; 1942–43 lectures on university extramural courses and summer schools; 1947–51 lecturer, University of London; from 1951 lecturer, University of Manchester; from 1968 lecturer, University of London and Leo Baeck College, London
Biographical literature: Ulrike Wendland, *Biographisches Handbuch deutschsprachiger Kunsthistoriker im Exil: Leben und Werk der unter dem Nationalsozialismus verfolgten und vertriebenen Wissenschaftler* (Munich: Saur, 1999), vol. 1, 563–6 (including bibliography)
Major works: *Der Kölner Dom. Seine Baugeschichte und historische Stellung* (diss.; Cologne: Verlag des Kölnischen Geschichtsvereins, 1931); *Design and Medieval Architecture* (postdoctoral diss.; London: Batsford, 1933); “The Architectural Development of the Synagogue,” Ph.D. diss., Courtauld Institite (1940); *Women in Art. From Type to Personality* (London: Isomorph, 1944); *A Short History of Jewish Art* (London: J.Clarke, 1948); *The Painter Jacques-Louis David* (London: Nicholson & Watson, 1948); *Social Purpose in Architecture: Paris and London Compared, 1760–1800*(London: Studio Vista, 1970); *The Ideal City in European History* (London: Methuen, 1982)
Links: [Dictionary of Art Historians](http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/rosenauh.htm)