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Forschungsstelle für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte


Ph.D Dissertation (ongoing)

  1. Ashoka Vardhan Manchala, "Extracting Coal in Hyderabad: Making of a Political and Economic Resource, c. 1871-1948"
  2. Camille Schneiter, "The Creatures of the Anthropocene. A Bioconstitutional History of Neobiota in Switzerland."

Ph.D. Thesis (Co-Supervision)

  1. Henrik Jochum, "One Health in Geflügelstall." UZH, Zürich (Ongoing)
  2. Tatiana Carbonell, "Climate Historiographies for a Pastoral Rhône Valley: Engineers, Scientists, and Travelers’ Reports on Nineteenth Century Environmental Knowledge, ETH Zürich" (Ongoing)

External Committee Member

  1. Meghna Chaudhuri, “A Measure of Value: Life, Land, and Agrarian Finance in South Asia, 1830-1950,” (New York University, 2020).
  2. Nikhil Dharan, Colonial Alchemies: Chemists, Chemical Knowledge, and Infrastructure in South India, History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania. (ongoing)
  3. Sritama Chatterjee, “Ordinary Environments and Aesthetics in Contemporary Indian Ocean Archipelagic Writings” University of Pittsburg. (ongoing)

Ph.D. Thesis Examiner

  1. Mark Jones, “Custom, Law and John Company in Kumaon: The Meeting of Local Custom with the Emergent Formal Governmental Practices of the British East India Company in the Himalayan Nation of Kumaon, 1815-1843” (Australian National University, 2018).
  2. Anwesha Ghosh, “Municipal Calcutta: Urban Governance in a Colonial City” (University of Toronto, 2020).
  3. Tamara Fernando, “Pearling Labour and Environments across the Indian Ocean 1880-1925,” (Cambridge University, 2021)
  4. Tara Suri, "Selling Simians: Decolonizatoon, Science and 'The Human' in South Asia, 1925-1984," (Princeton University, 2022)