Architectural History of the 19th and 20th Century; History of Industrialized Construction; Cultural Heritage and its Preservation; East Central Europe; Memory Culture
Sarah M. Schlachetzki is Scientific Collaborator at the Chair for Construction Heritage and Preservation. She is co-director of the research project “Architecture & Patent. The Buildings of the ETH Domain”. Her research interests are centered around architectural modernism and its prerequisites, with particular focus on East Central Europe and Switzerland.
Sarah studied art history, sociology and French literature at the Universities of Trier and Leipzig as well as the Université François-Rabelais de Tours. In 2011, she received her PhD at the University of Zurich. From 2014 to 2022, she worked at the Department for Architectural History and Preservation, Institute for Art History of the University of Bern. From July 2015 to September 2016 and funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, she was a research fellow at New York University. 2019/2020 she was a guest researcher at the Humboldt University in Berlin, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Several other fellowships and research stays, among others in Poland, Japan and Argentina.