Caspar Hirschi

Caspar Hirschi

Caspar Hirschi

Prof. Dr.
Professor of History
SHSS-HSG
Büro 52-7200
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Experts and Intellectuals in Past and Present
  • Populism and Nationalism
  • Automation and Digitisation
Fields of research
  • Experts and Intellectuals in Past and Present
  • Populism and Nationalism
  • History of Automation and Digitization
Further fields of research
Education
Professional Career
  • Since 2012  Chair of General History, University of St. Gallen
  • 2010-2012 Ambizione-Fellowship by the Swiss National Foundation, Chair of Science Studies, ETH Zürich
  • 2007-2010 Research Fellowship at Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge
  • 2001-2006 Assistant Lecturer, Chair of Early Modern History, University of Fribourg (CH)
Teaching Activities
  • History of Populism and Nationalism
  • History of Automation
  • History of Knowledge, Science and Economics
  • Organisation of Innovation and Expertise
Awards
  • Vigener Prize 2004, University of Fribourg
Talks
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