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Department of History Jeronim Perović

Prof. Dr. Jeronim Perović

Jeronim Perović is Professor of Eastern European History at the University of Zurich and director of the university's Center for Eastern European Studies (CEES). He was an SNSF-Professor at the University of Zurich from 2011-2017, an Academic Associate at the Department of History of the University of Basel (2008-2011) and the former Head of the Russia/Eurasia program at the Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich (1997-2003, 2003-2005). He was an international student at the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow in 1995-1996, a short-term scholar at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC in 2002, a visiting scholar at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University in 2003-2005, and a visiting guest scholar the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University in 2014. He studied History, Political Science and Russian Literature in Zurich and Moscow (1991-1997), and obtained his PhD from the University of Zurich in 2001 and his Habilitation from the same institution in 2014.

Research Interests

  • Russian / Soviet history (19th/20th/21st cent.)
  • History of the Caucasus and the Muslim peoples of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union
  • Soviet / Russian energy politics in global perspective
  • Cold War History / The Soviet Union in the Cold War
  • Politics of history and contemporary conflicts in Eastern Europe
  • History of Yugoslavia and the Balkans

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Prof. Dr. Jeronim Perović

Prof. Dr. Jeronim Perović

Department of History
Karl Schmid-Str. 4
CH-8006 Zürich
T: +41 44 634 25 46 (direct)
T: + 41 44 634 38 76 (office)

Office Hours

During the semester: Thuesdays or upon appointment at office KO2-G-274B: Request appointment.

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