Silvia Balzan

Doktorandin (Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät)


Curriculum Vitae


Silvia Balzan is an architect, designer and PhD candidate at the Social Anthropology Institute of the University of Basel and a research assistant at the Visual Communication Institute of HGK FHNW Basel, where she is part of the SNF funded research project “Visuelle Kommunikation in partizipativen Stadtplanungsprozessen”. She holds a master’s degree in Architecture from IUAV University of Venice, Italy and TU Delft, NL and an MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research from FHNW of Basel, Switzerland. Prior to starting her research at FHNW Academy of Art and Design University of Basel, Silvia worked for architecture offices, clients and teaching institutions such as ETH Zurich.


Research areas

Historical anthropology, Material Culture, Visual Anthropology, History and Theory of Architecture

Regional focus