Simon Teuscher

Simon Teuscher, Prof. Dr.

Simon Teuscher


Phone: +41 44 634 38 55

Main Research

History of social relations, culture and media history of law and administration, urban history, anthropological history of economics, history of Switzerland and its popular culture

Current Courses

  • Master- / Doktoratskolloquium (Höfert/Sandl/Teuscher) - Kolloquium - Donnerstag, 16:15-18:00 Uhr, ab 02.10 - KO2-F-153
  • Geschichtskontor - Doktorandenseminar - Dienstag, 16:15-18:00 Uhr, 23.09 bis 02.12 - SOE-F-2
  • Probleme der Wirtschaftsgeschichte - Vorlesung - Montag, 14:00-15:45 Uhr - KOL-H-317
  • Fleisch und Blut. Verwandtschaft und Vererbung vor der Genetik - Seminar - Dienstag, 10:15-12:00 Uhr - SOE-E-1

Memberships and Functions

  • Member of the Panel SH 6 "«The Study of the Past. History, Archaeology, Memory" of the European Research Council
  • Editor of "Historische Anthropologie"
  • Advisor of "Zeitschrift für historische Forschung"
  • Comitato Scientifico, Istituto Internazionale die Storia Economica F. Datini
  • Member of the steering comittee of the "Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte"
  • Member of the foundation board of the Swiss Law Sources Foundation
  • Member of the research council of the "Institut für Kulturforschung Graubünden"
  • Member of the board "Museum Schloss Kyburg 2014 neue Dauerausstellung"
  • Scientific advisor of the new permanent exhibition of the Swiss National Museum (2008/09)

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2007, March Professor at the University of Zurich
  • 2013-2014 Fellow Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
  • 2006–2007 Professor boursier at the University of Basel
  • 2006-2007 Private lecturer at the University of Zurich
  • 2000–2005 Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • 2004–2005 Member in Residence, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies, Princeton
  • 1999-2003 Research grant 50% of the Swiss National Foundation
  • 2002 fall "Professeur invité" at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
  • 2002 summer Guest-Lecturer at the University of Basel
  • 2001 "Professeur invité" at the Université de Neuchâtel
  • 1996 Doctoral degree at the University of Zurich
  • 1995–1999 Teaching assistant at the University of Zurich
  • 1995 Licentiate at the University of Zurich
  • 1993–1994 Collaborator in the research project "The individual in European Culture" at the University of Bergen
  • 1987–1995 Studies at the University of Zurich with general history as major subject, Nordic philology as first minor subject and philosophy as second minor subject
  • Born 1967