Carsten Berger M.A.

PhD Student and Research Fellow

since Dezember 2021 Research assistant and doctoral student in the research project "Manor House Centre of the Baltic Sea Region" at the University of Greifswald.
2021 Research assistant at the Stadtmuseum Berlin for the exhibition "Berlin Global" at
the Humboldt Forum Berliner Schloss, Berlin
2014 – 2021 Research assistant in the auction houses Historia and Dannenberg, Berlin, as an
expert for furniture as well as mantelpiece and table clocks.
2011 – 2014 Editor at Helliwood Media & Education and (CMS)
2005 – 2011 Staff member at the Berlin Palace Reconstruction Infocentre (public relations).
2009 Staff of the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation, Berlin-Brandenburg, guided tours of
the exhibition "Brüderlicher Tafelglanz" at Babelsberg Palace.
2008 Guide Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, for the exhibition "Memory" by Anish Kapoor.
2007 Internship and collaboration in the artistic direction of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden,
2006 – 2007 Musical Dramaturg and Score Archive European Film Philharmonic Berlin. Project „Grün
ist die Heimat“.
2000 – 2010 Master's degree in art history and history at the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg and
the Freie Universität of Berlin, subject of the master's thesis "The Imperial Patent Office of
August Busse (1887-1891) in Berlin - Historicism and State Architecture in the Wilhelmine
Key areas of research

Historicism and Wilhelminian period
Architecture and furnishings of the late 19th century
Furniture of the late 19th century
Painting by the English Pre-Raphaelites
The Tudors (focus on Henry VIII, Elizabeth I)
The Romanovs (focus on Nicholas II and his family)
Empress Elisabeth of Austria

PhD project

French fashion or German politics? Selected Historicist Mansions in Mecklenburg and Western Pomerania between 1870 and 1914

The Fall of the Last Tsar, Munich 2010.