Short CV/Education and training

  • 1985 – 1996
    Research assistant at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and researcher on Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) projects as well as co-applicant for various research projects at the University of Lausanne and the University of Basel

  • 1995
    Assistant lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Zurich

  • 1995
    Visiting assistant professor at Washington University, St. Louis/ Missouri (USA)

  • 1995 – 1997
    Assistant lecturer at the University of Geneva, Switzerland

  • 1996
    Acting chair at the Department of History at the University of Zurich (Chair held by Rudolf Braun)

  • 1996 – 1997
    Assistant lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Bern, Switzerland

  • 1997
    Visiting fellow at the Department of History at the University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1997
    Appointed full professor at the University of Bern

  • 2001 – 2004
    Visiting professor at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  • 2010
    Senior research fellow at the University of London, Institute of Historical Research, UK

  • 2013
    Visiting professor at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS – School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences), Paris, France

Selected publications

1. Peer-reviewed articles

  • Machtabschottung und Systemkonsolidierung in der Demokratie. Das Frauenstimm- und Wahlrecht in der Schweiz 1848-1971, in: ÖZG 2/2015.

  • Communisme et féminisme, in: Clio. Femmes, Genre, Histoire 41, 2015.

  • Margarete Buber-Neumann: Die Erfahrung totalitärer Systeme als symbolisches Kapital, in: Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey (ed.), Eingreifende Denkerinnen. Weibliche Intellektuelle im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert, Tübingen 2015, 47–63.

  • 1968 and the Formation of the Feminist Subject, in: Twentieth Century Communism. A Journal of International History 3, 2011, 38-69. siehe: http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/twentiethcenturycommunism/articles/studer.pdf

2. Survey articles

  • Die Geschichte des Frauenstimm- und -wahlrechts: Ein Misserfolgsnarrativ, in: Eine neue Schweizer Geschichte, ed. G. Kreis, Basel 2014, 544–547.

  • Ökonomien der sozialen Sicherheit, in: Wirtschaftsgeschichte der Schweiz des 20. Jahrhun¬derts, Basel 2012, 923-976.

  • Konsum und Distribution, in: ibid (with J. Tanner), 637-702.

3. Monographs and edited volumes

  • The Transnational World of the Cominternians, Basingstoke, Palgrave-Macmillan 2015.

  • Die Schweiz anderswo. AuslandschweizerInnen – SchweizerInnen im Ausland/La Suisse ailleurs. Les Suisses de l’étranger – Les Suisses à l’étranger (ed. with Caroline Arni et al.), Schweizerisches Jahrbuch für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte/ Annuaire Suisse d’histoire économique et sociale 29/2015.

  • Le Droit d’être suisse. Acquisition, perte et retrait de la nationalité de 1848 à nos jours, Lausanne 2013 (with G. Arlettaz and R. Argast).



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Philanthropy and social vulnerability in Switzerland 1890-1920, research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) in collaboration with Prof. Thomas David, University of Lausanne (2 doctoral students, 1 postdoc), 2013-2015

  • Pro*Doc research module FM "Gender meets Politics: Prescripts and Transcripts in Political Spaces", (as applicant) within the framework of Pro*Doc "Gender: Prescripts and Transcripts" (2 doctoral fellowships were extended), 2012-2013

  • The '68 Movement in Switzerland: Political engagement as both purpose and way of life, 1965-1978 (2 doctoral fellowships were extended), 2011-2012

  • Pro*Doc research module FM "Gender meets Politics: Prescripts and Transcripts in Political Spaces", (as applicant) within the framework of Pro*Doc "Gender: Prescripts and Transcripts", 2009-2012

  • The '68 Movement in Switzerland: Political engagement as both purpose and way of life, 1965-1978, research project funded by the SNF, in collaboration with Jean Batou, University of Lausanne (2 doctoral students, 1 postdoc), 2007-2010

  • Pro*Doc research module FM "Les rapports de genre au sein du cercle stalinien: discours et pratiques" (as applicant) within the framework of Pro*Doc «Gender: Scripts and Prescripts», 2006-2009

  • Citizenship between concepts of nation and social order: Criteria for allowing or denying Swiss citizenship (Schweizerbürgerrecht), from 1874 to the present, research project funded by the SNF, 2003-2005

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Scientific Committee of the Swiss Network for International Studies in Geneva (SNIS), Geneva (2008-2009)

  • National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Division I (Humanities and Social Sciences) (2002-2007)

  • Scientific board for the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris (2001-2005)

  • Doctoral committees: University of Lausanne, University of Fribourg, University of Geneva, Lille1 University, Pantheon-Sorbonne University (i.e., Paris I)

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