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Since 1976, more than 600 PhDs have been awarded by the Department of History and Civilization.

 

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2019

Ángel Alcalde (ESP)

War Veterans and Transnational Fascism: From Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany to Francoist Spain and Vichy France (1919-1940)

  • Lecturer in History, University of Melbourne, Australia

Maria Stella Chiaruttini (ITA)

The Risorgimento and the Southern Question: A Financial History

  • Assistant Professor, Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

Brice Cossart (FRA)

The gunners and the Spanish Monarchy : science and technology in the shaping of a transoceanic empire (1560-1610)

  • Marie Curie Fellow, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain

Koen Docter (NLD)

Exoticism, Criticism and Appropriation. Framing of Muslims in the French and Dutch Interwar Press

  • Policy Advisor, Province of Overijssel, the Netherlands

John-Erik Hansson (SWE)

To Teach Every Principle of the Infidels and Republicans? William Godwin’s Books for Children

  • Teaching & Research Fellow (ATER), British & American History - UFR Droit, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France

Özden Mercan (TUR)

In the Shadow of Rivalry and Intrigues: Diplomatic Relations of Genoa and Florence with the Ottoman Empire during the Sixteenth Century

  • Visiting Fellow, The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University, United States of America

Caroline Mezger (CHE)

Youth, Nation, and the National Socialist Mobilization of Ethnic Germans in the Western Banat and the Batschka (1918-1944)

  • Group Leader, INFOCOM Project, Leibniz Junior Research Group at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Munich, Germany

Nicholas Mithen (GBR)

The Disciplining of Historical Scholarship: Matteo Egizio, Naples and the Italian 'Republic of Letters', 1700-1734

  • Policy Officer, Asia, Universities UK International, United Kingdom

Dieter Reinisch (AUT)

Subjectivity, Political Education, and Resistance: An Oral History of Irish Republican Prisoners 1970-2000

  • Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University, Hungary
  • Fellow, Moore Institute, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • DAAD Fellow, Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany 

Noelle Nadiah Richardson (GBR)

Industrious Gentiles: Hindu Merchants and Middlemen in the Portuguese Estado da India c.1730-1850

  • Lecturer in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century History, Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Project Leader, Leiden Global Interactions and Asian Modernities and Traditions, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Jan Rybak (AUT)

Everyday Zionism in East-Central Europe, 1914-1920: Nation-Building in War and Revolution

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of York, Department of Politics, United Kigdom

Luca Scholz (DEU)

The Enclosure of Movement. Safe-Conduct and the Politics of Mobility in the Holy Roman Empire

  • Lecturer in Digital Humanities, University of Manchester, United kingdom

Andrea Talaber (HUN)

Protests and Parades. National day commemorations in Hungary and Czechoslovakia, 1918-1989

  • National Scholarship holder, Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Sciences / External lecturer, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic          

Niccolò Valmori (ITA)

Private interest and the public sphere: finance and politics in Britain, France and The Netherlands during the Age of Revolution, 1789-1812

  • Post-doctoral fellow in Early American Economy and Society, The Library Company of Philadelphia, USA

Moritz von Brescius (DEU)

German Science in the Age of Empire: Enterprise, Opportunity and the Schlagintweit Brothers

  • Fellow, Munich Centre for Global History, Germany

 

2018

Gabriele Cappelli (ITA)

The Uneven Development of Italy’s Regions, 1861-1936: a New Analysis Based on Human Capital, Institutional and Social Indicators

  • Tenure-track assistant professor, University of Siena, Italy

Tommaso Giordani (ITA)

The Uncertainties of Action: Agency, Class, and Revolution in the Thought of Georges Sorel

  • Postodoctoral researcher, Tallinn University, Estonia

Annelie Grosse (DEU)

The (Self-)fashioning of an eighteenth-century Christian Philosopher: religion, science and morality in the writings and life of Jean Henri Samuel Formey (1711-1797)

  • Research associate (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany

Johannes Huhtinen (FIN)

Ideas of martyrdom in early Stuart public debates

  • Grant Researcher, Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Mikkel-Munthe Jensen (DNK)

From Learned Cosmopolitanism to Scientific Inter-Nationalism – The Patriotic Transformation of Nordic Academia and Academic Culture during the Long Eighteenth Century

  • Junior Fellow (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter/Koordinator) at Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies/Gotha Research Centre, University of Erfurt, Germany

Suzan Meryem Rosita Kalayci (DEU)

A Nation of Orphans. Silence and Memory in 20th century Turkey

  • British Academy International Newton Fellow, University of Oxford. Junior Research Fellow, Pembroke College

Piotr Szczepan Kisiel (POL)

The Politics of Space:Symbols of hegemonic and non-dominant ethnic groups in the urban landscape of Prussia and Austro-Hungary (1867-1914)

  • Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Universität Konstanz, Switzerland

Kornelia Konczal (POL)

Politics of Plunder: post-German Property and the Reconstruction of East Central Europe after the Second World War

  • Scientific researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

José Luis Ledesma (ESP)

Las justicias del pueblo : prácticas de violencia y revolución en la zona republicana durante la Guerra Civil española (1936-1939)

  • Profesor Ayudante Doctor (Lecturer) Department of Political History, Theories and Geography, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Vibe Maria Martens (DNK)

Indian textiles in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Denmark: Trade and the rise of a global consumer culture

  • Archivist, Gentofte archive, Denmark

Hanne Østhus (NOR)

Contested authority. Master and servant in Copenhagen and Christiania, 1750-1850

  • Research group leader, University of Bonn, Germany

Paschalis Pechlivanis (GRC)

A Differentiated Détente: The United States and Romania in the 1970s

  • Research Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Bucharest, Romania

Frank Ejby Poulsen (DNK)

A Cosmopolitan Republican in the French Revolution. The Political Thought of Anacharsis Cloots

  • External lecturer, University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science, Denmark

Laura Pozzi (ITA)

The Revolution of a Little Her: The Sanmao Comic Strips and the Politics of Childhood in China 1935-1962

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Faculty of Philosophy and  Sociology at the University of Warsaw, Poland

Dieter Reinisch (AUT)

Subjectivity, Political Education, and Resistance: An Oral History of Irish Republican Prisoners 1970-2000

  • Lecturer in History, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Lecturer in Gender Studies, University of Salzburg, Austria
  • Adjunct Professor in International Relations, Webster University, USA

Andreas R.D. Sanders (NOR)

Europe’s Northern Resource Frontier: The political economy of resource nationalism in Sweden and Norway 1888-1936

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Historical Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

Christophe Schellekens (BEL)

Merchants and their hometown: Florentines in Antwerp and the duchy of Florence (ca 1500-1585)

  • Research associate (wissenschaftliche mitarbeiter) in the Horizon 2020 project RETOPEA, Leibniz Institut für Europaïsche Geschichte, Germany

Waltraud Schütz (AUT)

Educational Entrepreneurs and the Politics of Schooling in Nineteenth-Century Habsburg Society 

  • Project Assistant (Projektmitarbeiterin), Department of History, University of Vienna, Austria

Grazia Sciacchitano (ITA)

I dannati del Sud: braccianti siciliani ed andalusi dal 1946 ad oggi

  • Postdoctoral Fellow. University of St Andrews, School of History, United Kingdom

Jan-Hendrik Schulz (DEU)

Hungerstreikkampagnen von politisch motivierten Inhaftierten aus der Roten Armee Fraktion (RAF) und der Action Directe (AD) in den 1980er Jahren. Eine Geschichte des radikalen Milieus in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Frankreich

  • Scientific researcher (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), University of Hamburg, Germany

Kaspar Thormod (DNK)

Rome Reconfigured: Contemporary Visions of the Eternal City, 1989-2014

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Moritz von Brescius (DEU)

German Science in the Age of Empire: Enterprise, Opportunity and the Schlagintweit Brothers

  • Assistant Professor, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

2017

Anaïs Angelo (FRA)

Becoming President. A Political Biography of Jomo Kenyatta (1958-1969)

  • Post-Doc Researcher, University of Vienna, Austria

Christopher Bannister (GBR)

Crusaders and Commissars : A Comparative Study of the Motivation of Volunteers in the Popular and National Armies in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

  • Lecturer in Modern European History, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

José Beltrán (ESP)

Nature in Draft Images and Overseas Natural History in the work of Charles Plumier (1646-1704)

  • Lecturer (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche - ATER) in Early Modern History, École normale supérieure, France

Dorit Brixius (DEU)

French Empire on the Ground: Plants, Peoples, and Knowledge in the Service of Eighteenth-century Isle de France

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut Historique Allemand in Paris, France

Cloe Cavero de Carondelet (ESP)

Art, Piety and Conflict in Early Modern Spain : the Religious and Artistic Patronage of Cardinal Bernardo de Sandoval between Toledo and Rome (1599-1618)

  • Research Associate, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Pol Dalmau (ESP)

Clientelism, Politics and the Press in Modern Spain: the case of the Godó family and the Founding of "La Vanguardia"

  • Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Leibniz Institute of European History, Germany

Miguel de la Rosa (ESP)

Liberals and the Empire: Responses to French Expansionism under Napoleon III in Algeria, Cochinchina and Mexico (c. 1858-70)

  • Junior Lecturer, Sciences Po, France

Vedran Duančić (HRV)

Creating National Space(s): Anthropogeography and Nation-building in Interwar Yugoslavia, 1918-1941

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Croatia

Helle Strandgaard Jensen (DNK)

Defining the (In)appropriate: Scandinavian Debates About the Role of Media in Children’s Lives, 1950-1985

  • Associate Professor of contemporary cultural history, Aarhus University, Denmark

Evgeny Khvalkov (UKR)

The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region: Evolution and Transformation

  • Associate Professor, Department of History, Higher School of Economics, Russia

Kornelia Konczal (POL)

Politics of Plunder: post-German Property and the Reconstruction of East Central Europe after the Second World War

  • Researcher, Hannah-Arendt-Institute, TU Dresden, Germany

Bram Hoonhout (NLD)

The West Indian Web: improvising Colonial Survival in Essequibo and Demerara, 1750-1800

  • Assistant professor, Leiden University,  The Netherlands and Education Programme Director (N.W. Posthumus Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen), The Netherlands

Valentina Marcella (ITA)

Laughing Matters: Mainstream Political Cartoons under the Military Regime of the Early 1980s in Turkey 

  • Assistant Professor, Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", Napoli, Italy

Caroline Mezger (CHE)

Youth, Nation, and the National Socialist Mobilization of Ethnic Germans in the Western Banat and the Batschka (1918-1944)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Germany

Paola Molino (ITA)

L'Impero di Carta. Hugo Blotius Hofbibliothekar nella Vienna di Fine Cinquecento

  • Rita Levi Montalcini assistant professor, Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World (DiSSGeA), University of Padua, Italy

Diana Natermann (DEU)

Pursuing Whiteness in the Colonies. Private Memories from the Congo Free State and German East Africa (1884-1914)

  • Lecturer, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Ivan Obadić (HRV)

In pursuit of stability: Yugoslavia and Western European economic integration, 1948-1970

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Carolina Obradors Suazo (ESP)

Immigration and Integration in a Mediterranean City: The Making of the Citizen in Fifteenth-Century Barcelona

  • Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire de Médiévistique occidentale de Paris (LaMOP), Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France

Brian Kjær Olesen (DNK)

Monarchism, Religion, and Moral Philosophy: Ludvig Holberg and the Early Northern Enlightenment

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, The SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Alexandra Ortolja-Baird (GBR)

Where Philosophy meets Bureaucracy.Cesare Beccaria’s Social Contract from Page to Practice 

  • Research Assistant, The British Museum, United Kingdom

Paschalis Pechlivanis (GRC)

A Differentiated Détente: The United States and Romania in the 1970s

  • Lecturer in the History of International Relations, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Petter Sandgren (SWE)

Globalizing Eton. A Transnational History of Elite Boarding Schools since 1799

  • Senior Lecturer (tenured), Department of Education, Stockholm University, Sweden

Pierre-Louis Six (FRA)

The Party Nobility. Cold War and the Shaping of an Identity at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (1943-1991)

  • Deputy Head at the Centre d'Etudes franco-russe de Moscou (CEFR), Russia

Andrea Talaber (HUN)

Protests and Parades. National day commemorations in Hungary and Czechoslovakia, 1918-1989

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Masaryk Institute and Archives, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
  • External lecturer, Charles University, Czech Republic

Niccolò Valmori (ITA)

Private interest and the public sphere: finance and politics in Britain, France and The Netherlands during the Age of Revolution, 1789-1812

  • Post-doctoral fellow, EHESS, Paris, France
  • Earhart Fellow in American History, University of Michigan, USA

Esther Wahlen (DEU)

The Politics of Alcohol in Late Socialist Romania and Czechoslovakia

  • Trainee, Information and Library Services, Goethe Institut, Germany

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2016

Antoine Acker (FRA)

The Amazon's Last Pioneers. The Rise and Fall of Volkswagen's Development Project in the Brazilian Rain Forest (1973-1986)

  • Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions Fellow, University of Turin, Italy

Gustavo Alares López (ESP)

Las políticas del Pasado en la España Franquista (1939-1964). Historia, Nacionalismo y Dictadura

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Juan de la Cierva Program, University of Saragoza, Spain

Chris Bannister (GBR)

Crusaders and Commissars: A Comparative Study of the Motivation of Volunteers in the Popular and National Armies in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, United Kingdom

Jesús Bohorquez Barrera (COL)

The Rise of Global Cities and the Political Economy of the Iberian Empires:Havana and Rio de Janeiro during the Age of Revolutions

  • Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, USA 

Gabriele Cappelli (ITA)

The Uneven Development of Italy's Regions, 1861-1936: a New Analysis Based on Human Capital, Institutional and Social Indicators

  • Visiting Professor, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Semih Çelik (TUR)

Scarcity and Misery at the time of 'Abundance beyond Imagination' : Climate Change, Famines and Empire-building in Ottoman Anatolia (c. 1800-1850)

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of History, Koç University, Turkey
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Istituto di Scienze Umane e Sociali, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy

Pol Dalmau (ESP)

Clientelism, Politics and the Press in Modern Spain : the case of the Godó Family and the Founding of 'La Vanguardia'

  • Research fellow, Cañada Blanch Centre, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Oliver Dunn (GBR)

A State of Corruption. Fraud and the Birth of British Customs Taxation, c.1551-1590

  • Research Associate, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Alejandro García Montón (ESP)

Génova y el Atlántico (c.1650-1680). Emprendedores Mediterráneos frente al Auge del Capitalismo del Norte

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain

Bram Hoonhout (NLD)

The West Indian Web: improvising Colonial Survival in Essequibo and Demerara, 1750-1800

  • Educational Director, N.W. Posthumus Institute, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Tilmann Kulke (DEU)

A Mughal Munšī at work: Conflicts and Emotions in Mustaʿidd Ḫān's Maʾāsir-i ʿĀlamgīrī : a Narratological Investigation

  • Assistant Professor in Islamic History and Global History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Ilia State University, Georgia

Valentina Marcella (ITA)

Laughing Matters: Mainstream Political Cartoons under the Military Regime of the Early 1980s in Turkey

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", Italy

Diana Natermann (DEU)

Pursuing Whiteness in the Colonies. Private Memories from the Congo Free State and German East Africa (1884-1914)

  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Hamburg University, Germany

Brian Kjær Olesen (DNK)

Monarchism, Religion, and Moral Philosophy: Ludvig Holberg and the Early Northern Enlightenment

  • Visiting Fellow, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für die Erforschung der Europäischen Aufklärung, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Luca Scholz (DEU)

The Enclosure of Movement. Safe-conduct and the Politics of Mobility in the Holy Roman Empire

  • Lecturer and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Humanities, Stanford University, USA
  • Research Associate (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Free University of Berlin, Germany 

Hélène Soldini (FRA)

Les Rèpubliques de Donato Giannotti. Une biographie d'un Républicain Florentin du XVIème siècle

  • Lecturer (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche - ATER), Université de Toulon, France

Andrea Talaber (HUN)

Protests and Parades. National Day Commemorations in Hungary and Czechoslovakia, 1918-1989

  • International Fellow in the Humanities, Silesian University of Opava, Czech Republic

Michał Wasiucionek (POL)

Politics and Watermelons. Cross-Border Political Networks in the Polish-Moldavian-Ottoman Context in the Seventeenth Century

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Advanced Study, New Europe College, Romania

James White (GBR)

A Bridge to the Schism Edinoveris, Russian Orthodoxy and the Ritual Formation of Confessions, 1800-1918

  • Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory for the Study of Primary Sources, Ural Federal University, Russia

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2015

Antoine Acker (FRA)

The Amazon's Last Pioneers. The Rise and Fall of Volkswagen's Development Project in the Brazilian Rain Forest (1973-1986)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bern, Germany

Chris Bannister (GBR)

Crusaders and Commissars: A Comparative Study of the Motivation of Volunteers in the Popular and National Armies in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

  • Teaching Fellow, Newcastle University, UK

José Luís Gasch Tomás (ESP)

Global Trade, Circulation and Consumption of Asian Goods in the Atlantic World: The Manila Galleons and the Social Elites of Mexico and Seville (1580-1640)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain

Tommaso Giordani (ITA)

The Uncertainties of Action: Agency, Class, and Revolution in the Thought of Georges Sorel

  • Adjunct professor, Gonzaga University in Florence

Maria Kavvadia (GRC)

Making Medicine in Post-Tridentine Rome: Girolamo Mercuriale's 'De Arte Gymnastica'. A Different Reading of the Book

  • Administrative Assistant, Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE), Greece

Evgeny Khvalkov (UKR)

The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region: Evolution and Transformation

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of History, Higher School of Economics, Russia

Daniel Knegt (NLD)

A New Order for France and Europe? Bertrand de Jouvenel and Alfred Fabre-Luce between Liberalism, Fascism and Europeanism (1930-1954)

  • Lecturer in Contemporary History, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Valentina Marcella (ITA)

Laughing Matters: Mainstream Political Cartoons under the Military Regime of the Early 1980s in Turkey

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Kadir Has University, Turkey

Per Tiedtke (DEU)

Co-operation or Rivalries at Times of Crisis? Germany, Italy and the International Economy 1929-1936

  • Advisor, Wissenschaftsrat / German Council of Science and Humanities, Germany

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2014

Antoine Acker (FRA)

The Amazon's Last Pioneers. The Rise and Fall of Volkswagen's Development Project in the Brazilian Rain Forest (1973-1986)

  • Lecturer (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche - ATER)University of La Rochelle, France

Gabriele Cappelli (ITA)

The Uneven Development of Italy's Regions, 1861-1936: a New Analysis Based on Human Capital, Institutional and Social Indicators

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Christoph Kamissek (DEU)

"Transnationaler Militarismus". Politische Generationen deutscher Offiziere zwischen militärischem Internationalismus und imperialer Nation (1770-1870)

  • Desk Officer/Private Secretary, German Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Goran Musić (SRB)

The Self-Managing Factory after Tito. The Crisis of Yugoslav Socialism on the Shop Floor

  • Researcher, Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz, Austria

Hélène Soldini (FRA)

Les Rèpubliques de Donato Giannotti. Une biographie d'un républicain florentin du XVIème siècle

  • Lecturer (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche - ATER), Université de Caen Normandie, France

Moritz Von Brescius (DEU)

Empires of Opportunity: the Careers of German Scholars in Europe's Overseas Empires, ca. 1840-1880

  • Assistant Professor, University of Konstanz, Germany

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