Completed Doctoral and Habilitation Theses

In the context of the URPP Asia and Europe, 23 doctoral theses and 6 habilitation theses have been completed so far.

In the Spring term 2015, Justyna Jaguscik was awarded the Annual Award of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for her doctoral thesis supported by the URPP Asia and Europe.

 

Person Project Title Project Type Submission
Arn, David From Crime to Illness: Shifts in the Iranian Press Discourse on Drugs (1995–2000) doctorate 2010/10
Böhler, Natalie Made in Thailand: Thainess, Performance and Narration in Contemporary Thai Cinema doctorate 2010/03
Boulos, Samir European-Protestant Missionary Institutions in Egypt: Locations of Cultural Entanglement (1900–1956) doctorate 2012/10
Brandenburg, Ulrich Japan und der Islam 1890–1914: Zwischen globaler Kommunikation und panasiatischer Bewegung doctorate 2017/01
Brozzo, Patrick Marriage in Islamic and Jewish Law: Cultural Diversity and Marital Law doctorate 2015/03
Chammartin, Catherine State-Owned Banks: A Comparative Analysis of State-Owned Banks in China and Switzerland doctorate 2009/12
Coppens, Laura Film Activism in Contemporary Indonesia: Queer Autoethnography, Film Festival Politics, and the Subversion of Heteronormativity doctorate 2014/09
Hetmanczyk, Philipp Begräbnispraxis in China zwischen „Wirtschaftsrationalität“ und „Verschwendung“: Ökonomische Bewertungen von Religion im Kontext von Religionspolitik und Religionstheorie doctorate 2016/04
Hollenbach, Pia The Paradox of Good Intentions: The Biography of Private Giving in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka doctorate 2014/07
Jaguścik, Justyna Literary Body Discourses: Corporeality, Gender and Class Difference in Contemporary Chinese Women’s Poetry and Fiction doctorate 2014/03
Jain, Rohit Between Assimilation, Exoticism and Global Indian Modernity: Transnational Subject-Making of ‚Second Generation Indians’ from Switzerland doctorate 2014/09
Khawari, Aliya The Political Economy of Microfinance doctorate 2015/09
Kosmatopoulos, Nikolas Pacifying Lebanon: Violence, Power and Expertise in the Middle East doctorate 2012/02
Krajnc, Rita Freedom, Individuality, and the Establishment of a Female Artist’s Existence in Mrdula Garg’s Hindi Novel ‘Cittakobra’ (1979) doctorate 2015/02
Lange, Elena The Overcoming of the Subject: Nishida Kitarōs Way to Ideology doctorate 2011/03
Lasater, Phillip The Facets of Fear: Fear of God in Exilic and Post-Exilic Contexts doctorate 2017/03
Linggi, Dominik Trust in Chinese Society: A Critical Contribution to Cross-cultural Social Research doctorate 2010/09
Maduz, Linda Protest during Regime Change: Comparing Three Democratizing Countries in (South-) East Asia, 1985–2005 doctorate 2015/09
Manea, Elham The Arab State and Women’s Rights: The Trap of the Transitional State habilitation 2010/12
Müller, Simone Writers as Intellectuals in Postwar Japan (1945–1972) in the Light of Jean-Paul Sartre’s Concept of Engagement habilitation 2012/03
Nef-Saluz, Claudia Living for the Caliphate: Hizbut Tahrir Student Activism in Indonesia doctorate 2012/09
Rest, Matthäus Water Power: Discourses on Modernity and Development around the Nepalese Arun-3 Hydropower Project doctorate 2014/02
Schäfer, Fabian Medium as Mediation: Media and Media Theory in Japan, 1920–2012 habilitation 2015/12
Seidel, Roman The Reception of Kantian Philosophy in Iran: It’s origins and significance doctorate 2012/02
Suleymanova, Dilyara Schooling the Sense of Belonging: Identity Politics and Educational Change in Post-Soviet Tatarstan doctorate 2013/03
Trakulhun, Sven Asian Revolutions: Conceptions of political change in the Orient, 1644–1818 habilitation 2012/01
Vitale, Marco Das Imperium in Wort und Bild: Römische Darstellungsformen beherrschter Gebiete in Inschriftenmonumenten, Münzprägungen und Literatur habilitation 2016/03
Vitale, Marco Eparchie and Koinon in Asia Minor from the End of the Roman Republic to the Third Century AD doctorate 2010/03
Weber, Ralph Tertium comparationis: Comparative Philosophy and Philosophy of Comparison habilitation 2016/05
Wenner, Miriam Monopolising a Statehood Movement: Gorkhaland between Authoritarian Parties and ‘Aware Citizens’ doctorate 2015/11
Zangger, Andreas Fast Money and Enduring Relationships: Swiss Business in Colonial Singapore and Sumatra, 1860–1930 doctorate 2010/09