Collegium Helveticum
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Bénédicte Savoy
Senior Fellow 2021–2022

Discipline
Art history
Fellowship duration
March 01, 2022–March 31, 2022
Home institution

Technical University of Berlin, DE

Bénédicte Savoy is Professor of Modern Art History at the Institute of Art History and Historical Urban Studies at the Technical University of Berlin. In 2016, she was awarded the Leibniz Prize by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Bénédicte Savoy is a member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities of the German Academy for Language and Literature. In 2016, she was appointed professor at the Col-lège de France in Paris. During her fellowship at the Collegium Helveticum, Bénédicte organized two public events on how we deal with art col-lections, with a particular focus on the fate of art objects in times of war and peace, and the ethics and politics of restitution.