Daniela Hettstedt, M.A.
SNSF-Fellow, European and Global History (2015-2018)
University of Basel
CH-4020 Basel

Tel: +41 (0)61 207 48 82

  • European and Global History of the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • History of International Organizations and Forms of International Administration
  • Global History of Medicine and Quarantine Studies
  • Colonial History of North Africa
  • Urban Planning and Infrastructures

Lighthouse, Abattoir, Disease Control. Shared Colonialism and International Administration in Tangier (Morocco), 1840–1956

September 2015: Short-term fellowship of the Max-Weber-Foundation at the German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington D.C.

April 2015 – March 2018: Project member in the SNSF-funded research project “Shared Colonialism” of Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch, Institute for European Global Studies.

July 2014: Support by the Reisefonds für den Akademischen Nachwuchs der Universität Basel (“Fund for travel expenses for young academics of the University of Basel“)

April 2014 – March 2015: Start-up Scholarship of the Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH)

Since February 2014: PhD Student at the Faculty of Humanities (History) of the University of Basel

2013/2014: Student Assistant at the Department Communication and Marketing, Section Global Affairs, University Basel as Program Manager of the Global Perspectives Programme (GPP)

January 2013: Master of Arts (M.A.). Topic of Thesis: The Correspondence between the Writers Hans Grimm and August Winnig, 1926–1948. Utopias of conservative revolution, corporative order and new nobility.

2007–2013: Student Assistant at the History Department and the Department of German Philology of the University of Heidelberg

2005–2013: Studies of German Philology and History at the Georg-August-University Göttingen and the Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg

September 2017: Workshop, “Infrastructure and the Making of Urban Space: Critical Approaches”, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin. Title: “Beyond the Master Plan. French Colonial Urbanism at the International Zone of Tangier in the 1930s”.

November 2016: Annual Meeting of the Basel Graduate School of History, “Geschichte heute. Wissen, Akteure, Orte, Dinge». Title: «Housing the International. Der Leuchtturm am Kap Spartel, 1865–1958“.

March 2016: Conference, “Security and Empire. Mechanics of Securitization in Imperial Spaces”, Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe and University of Marburg. Title: “International Organizations as Inter-Imperial Actors? Negotiating Security at Tangier (Morocco), 1852–1914”.

November 2014: First International Conference of the Quarantine Studies Network, Mediterranean under Quarantine, hosted by the Mediterranean Institute University of Malta. Title: "The Quarantine Station on Mogador Island in the 1890s".

October 2014: Basel History Master Class 2014: A Workshop with Dipesh Chakrabarty. Title: "Lighthouse, Abattoir, Disease Control. Shared Colonialism and International Administration in Tangier (Morocco), 1840–1956".

June 2014: GRAINES Summer School, The European City in Transformation: From the Early Modern Period to the Present, hosted by the University of Vienna. Title: "About Lighthouse, Abattoir and Epidemic Prevention. Global History Perspectives on the Internationalism in the City of Tangier (Morocco), 1840–1956".

Daniela Hettstedt, Lisa-Marie Zoller-Blundell, Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century. Conference of the Laureate of the 2016 International Research Award in Global History, 01.12.2016–03.12.2016 Basel, in: H-Soz-Kult, 07.02.2017.

Daniela Hettstedt, Beyond modernity. Transepochal perspectives on spaces, actors, and structures. 28.11.2014–29.11.2014, Basel, in: H-Soz-Kult, 13.03.2015.