University of Bern Internationals

Silas Klein Cardoso

Hebrew Bible scholar

This is Silas Klein Cardoso, a Brazilian researcher on life during the coronavirus shutdown in Bern, Switzerland. Silas arrived in January 2020 as a new postdoc at the University of Bern. Two short months later, the country went into shutdown because of Covid-19.

Cardoso is attached to the Theology Faculty's Institute of Old Testament Studies and is a researcher on the project "Stamp Seals from the Southern Levant: a multi-faceted prism for studying entangled histories in an interdisciplinary perspective" funded by the Swiss Science National Foundation.