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Caspar Hirschi

Caspar Hirschi

teaches History at the St. Gallen University. Between 2007 and 2010, Hirschi was a Research Fellow at Clare Hall College, Cambridge, where he taught the history of modern Europe at the Faculty of History. During this period, Hirschi started a new comparative project on the roles of official experts and public critics in the French and English Enlightenment. Since 2006 Hirschi has been a regular contributor to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Bibliography
  • German
  • 2013
    Nach Feierabend 2013, Zürich, diaphanes
  • 2005
    Wettkampf der Nationen. Konstruktionen einer deutschen Ehrgemeinschaft an der Wende vom Mittelalter zur Neuzei, Göttingen, Wallstein
  • English
  • 2011
    The Origins of Nationalism: An Alternative History from Ancient Rome to Early Modern Germany, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press
  • archive
  • digital methods
  • biopolitics
  • history of knowledge
  • history of science
  • research methods
  • digital media
  • circulation
  • contagion
  • Humanities
  • education
  • Bologna Accord
  • epistemology
  • knowledge
  • digitalization