Matthew Craig

Matthew John Craig, M.A.
SNSF Fellow - Project: "The Divisive Power of Citizenship"
Institute for European Global Studies,
University of Basel
Riehenstrasse 154
CH-4058 Basel
Office 00.018

Tel: +41 (0)61 207 48 75

  • History of the World War and Interwar periods
  • Eastern European history and the political economy of post-socialist transition
  • The political economy of health and welfare systems in international comparison
  • The history and politics of EU Institutions
  • International political economy and power relations – current and historical
  • The political theories of socialism and corporatism and economic theories of Keynesianism and neoliberalism.   

Enemy Aliens: Citizenship as a Privilege and a Source of Imprisonmen

From September 2019: Doctoral student at the Institute of European Global studies of the University of Basel (European Global Studies/history) und member of the SNF-Project The Divisive Power of Citizenship

February-June 2017: Erasmus exchange to the University of Bologna (Forlì campus).
Main foci: Eastern European history, international political economy and the political economy of post-socialist transition.

2016-2018: Interdisciplinary MA in history, political science and sociology at the University of Siegen (Germany). Title of master’s thesis: “Doctors and the State in Bismarckian Health Insurance Systems: An Historical Comparison of Germany and Hungary”.

2015-2016 (March): Graduate Diploma of Arts in International Relations (GDipArts) at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).
Main foci: history and politics of the European Union, Security Studies and international human rights.

2011-2014: BA in History and German at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).
Main foci: modern European history, German history, culture and language.

2011-2014: Bachelor of Music (Bmus.) at Victoria University of Wellington/Te Kōkī, New Zealand School of Music (NZSM).
Main foci: jazz and classical music theory, instrumentation, arrangement and composition.