Julian Wettengel, M.A.
SNSF Project Member, A Global History of Swiss Diplomacy 1848–1975“
Institute for European Global Studies of the University of Basel, Gellertstrasse 27, P.O. Box
CH-4020 Basel
Office 2.1

Tel: +41 (0)61 207 48 75

  • European and Global History of the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • Theories and Methodologies of Global History
  • Diplomatic History
  • Transnational Business History and History of Trade
  • History of extraterritorial spaces

Since October 2015: Member of the SNSF-supported project "A Global History of Swiss Diplomacy 1848–1975".  Dissertation project: "Merchant Diplomats. Multinational Trading Firms and Swiss Consular Services in Asia, 1860–1945"

2014 – 2015: Starter Scholarship of the Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH)

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

2014: Master of Arts (Magister) at University of Heidelberg. Title of Master's Thesis: "Eisenbahnbau in China. Jardine Matheson, die British and Chinese Corporation und der imperiale Wettlauf um die Erschließung der Mandschurei"

2012-2014: Student assistant at the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context", University of Heidelberg. Project: "LONSEA - League of Nations Search Engine"

2011: Student assistant at the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context", University of Heidelberg. Project: "Global Politics on Screen - A Japanese Film on the Lytton Commission in 1932"

2006-2014: Studies (Magister) in Medieval and Modern History, Political Science and Psychology at University of Heidelberg