PhD Students

 


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  • Avaro, Maylis
    Email
    France
    Academia

    Dissertation title: Monetary Imperialism under the Bretton Woods Era: A New View from Central Banks’ Foreign Exchange Reserves
    Supervisor(s): Marc Flandreau, Carolyn Biltoft and Cedric Tille

    Areas of interest: economic history, foreign exchange reserves, central banking history, Swiss Franc


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  • Barnes, Bram Corydon
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    United States
    Academia

    Supervisor(s): Carolyn Biltoft

    Areas of interest: transnational history, conceptual history, history of education, ideology, globalisation, the global citizen, international institutions

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  • Burk, Alexa Rae
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    United States
    Academia

    Supervisor(s): Amalia Ribi Forclaz

    Areas of interest: labour unions, international trade unions, transnational social movements, globalisation, global history, The Labour Movement
   
  • Clavel, Damian
    Email
    Switzerland
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: Sovereign Losers, Second-Class Underwriters, and Asymmetrical Information in a Time of Early Globalisation: A Study of Poyais’ Failure 1820-1838
    Supervisor(s): Marc Flandreau, Pilar Nogues-Marco (UNIGE)

    Areas of interest: financial fraud, private colonisation, sovereign debt, micro-history

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  • Cretu, Doina Anca
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    Romania
    Academia, LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: For the Sake of an Ideal:" The Reconstruction of Romania and American Foreign Assistance (1918-1938)
    Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno and Amalia Ribi Forclaz

    Areas of interest: Central and Eastern Europe, humanitarianism, development, nationalism, relationship between social policy, culture, foreign relations

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  • Eichert, Tatjana
    Email
    Germany
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: Encounters Between German-speaking Jewish Immigrants and Arab Palestinians in British Mandate Palestine, 1920-1948
    Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno and Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

    Areas of interest: British Mandate Palestine, international (forced) migration, international humanitarianism, nationalism, orientalism

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  • Dossou Nonvide, Ayode Habib Daniel
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    Benin
    LinkedIn

    Supervisor(s): Aidan Russell

    Areas of interest: League of Nations, international politics, conflict resolution, migration, humanitarian action
     
  • Fahoum, Ahmad
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    Palestine / Israel
    Academia

    Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno

    Areas of interest: cultural and intellectual history, Ottoman history, colonialism, modern societies, transnational prespectives

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  • Ghose, Paroma
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    Switzerland, India, UK
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: Reprendre c'est voler': Rap music, belonging, and the fifth estate in France, 1991-2012
    Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno and Carolyn Biltoft

    Areas of interest: hip hop, international migration, post-colonial history, hunger, famine

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  Gilad, Efrat
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LinkedIn

Dissertation title: The Politics of Meat: Contested Consumption in Tel Aviv and Jaffa under the British Mandate (1920s-1940s)
Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno and Cyrus Schayegh

Areas of interest: cultural history, social history, food, nutrition, consumption, migration, gender, urban studies, Middle Eastern history      

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  • Kakati, Aditya Kiran
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    India
    Academia

    Dissertation title: Entangled Encounters: empires, forms of knowledge and connected histories of global war and governance in producing the Indo-Myanmar (Burma) borderworlds
    Supervisor(s): Gopalan Balachandran and Shalini Randeria

    Areas of interest: empire, knowledge, warfare, globalisation, state society, science, anthropology, frontiers and borderlands, South/Southeast Asia

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  • Kelner, Sielke Beata
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    Romania, Italy
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: Nicolae Ceausescu's peace initiatives, Romanian human rights violations, and US-Romanian relations 1977-1989
    Supervisor(s): Jussi Hanhimaki and Davide Rodogno

    Areas of interest: Cold War, Central and Eastern Europe, US foreign relations, human rights

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  • Klimentov, Vassily A.
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    Switzerland, Russia
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: Russia’s Foreign and Domestic “Crusade” on Radical Islam in Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Syria, 1978-2016
    Supervisor(s): Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

    Areas of interest: political violence, Islamism, Cold War, Russia and CIS/ USSR, Russian and Soviet foreign policy, Middle East, Syria, Afghanistan

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  • Kritskiy, Vsevolod
    Email
    Russia
    Academia

    Dissertation title: An Eurasian Nation? Making Nations after World War I
    Supervisor(s): Gopalan Balachandran and Alessandro Monsutti

    Areas of interest: Central Asia, early Soviet history, Inter-war period, nation building

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  • Liu, Jiajia
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    China
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: The Early History of the Financial Capitalism in Shanghai (1860s~1940s)
    Supervisor(s): Michael Schiltz

    Areas of interest: East Asian studies (Korean studies), early history of Shanghai Stock Exchange, Asian security system


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  • Lobach, Simon
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    Netherlands

    Supervisor(s): Susanna Hecht

    Areas of interest: environmental history, Latin America

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  • Mamolea, Andrei
    Email
    Romania, Canada, US
    Academia

    Dissertation title: The Myth of Legalism in US Foreign Relations
    Supervisor(s): Jussi Hanhimaki and Davide Rodogno

    Areas of interest: international law, US foreign relations, myths of exceptionalism, history of practices


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  • Maringoni, Marco
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    Italy
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: An Analysis of the Reflective World of Auditing
    Supervisor(s): Carolyn Biltoft

    Areas of interest: accounting, business, regulation, economic history, history of Ideas, hermeneutics, epistemology, philosophy

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  • Olaoye, Victor Olasehinde
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    Nigeria
    Academia

    Supervisor(s): Aidan Russell

    Areas of interest: African history, health history, history of international foundations, sports history, international organisations


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  • Parker, John Wesley
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    United States
    LinkedIn

    Supervisor(s): Carolyn Biltoft

    Areas of interest: conceptual history, pre-modern institutions, intersection of religion and politics, diplomacy

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  • Shafiq, Aysha
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    Pakistan
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: Agricultural Change and Family Farming in the Canal Colonies of West Punjab 1886-1947
    Supervisor(s): Gopalan Balachandran and Gareth Austin

    Areas of interest: peasant history, agriculture and environment, Pakistan, South Asia, colonialism


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  • Shahid, Amal

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    India
    LinkedIn

    Dissertation title: The Political Economy of Casual Labour: Work, Famine and Public Works in the North-Western Provinces of Colonial India, 1840-1914
    Supervisor(s): Gopalan Balachandran

    Areas of interest: labour history, colonialism, South Asia, India, history of development, cliometrics
   
  • Soto Saldias, Diego Humberto
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    Chile
    LinkedIn

    Supervisor(s): Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

    Areas of interest: political history, secessionist conflicts, state emergence, political transitions, ethnic politics, state-building

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  • Sławatyniec, Joanna Kinga
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    Poland
    Personal website

    Dissertation title: When science is for sale – Edwin W. Kemmerer – a 1920’s Bond Man or the International Man of Mystery? Inquisitions into the Mystery of Value
    Supervisor(s): Marc Flandreau and Ugo Panizza

    Areas of interest: economic and financial history of the 19th and early 20th centuries, rating agencies, conflict of interest, learned societies
   
  • Tortel, Émilien
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    France and Switzerland

    Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno

    Areas of interest: transnational history, micro-history: history of refugees and migrations, international organisations and NGO actions, Second World War, Cold War

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  • Thew, Joshua
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    United States
    Academia

    Supervisor(s): Davide Rodogno

    Areas of interest: international education, Near East and African Mandates, international philanthropy, humanitarianism, development

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  • Veldkamp, Joel
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    United States
    Academia
    Dissertation title: The Politics of Aleppo’s Christians and the Creation of the Syrian Nation-State, 1920-1936
    Supervisor(s): Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

    Areas of interest: French Mandate Syria, nationalism, religious minorities