Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (GSAH)

Doctoral Students

Michèle Seehafer

Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Postal Address
Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Walter Benjamin Kolleg
Universität Bern
Muesmattstrasse 45
CH-3012 Bern

Michèle Seehafer

Studied Art History, Business Economics and Curatorial Studies at the University of Bern. Master thesis: The Winter Room at Rosenborg Castle of Christian IV – Art, Science, and Self-Representation. Since June 2016 doctoral candidate within the international and interdisciplinary project Materialized Identities: Objects, Affects, Effects in Early Modern Culture, 1450–1750.

Title of PhD Project

Transformation and Imitation – Aspects of Materiality in the Collection of Frederik III of Denmark

Research Foci

History and Theory of Early Modern Collections | Art, Science and Trade in Early Modern Europe | Art and Visual Culture in the 16th and 17th Century | Early Modern Collecting Spaces and Collecting Culture in Denmark