Fabian Baumann

PhD Student

Researcher - SNF doc.ch

Eastern European History

Departement Geschichte
Kanonengasse 27
4051 Basel
Office 203
Phone:+41 (0)61 207 43 46



Empire, Nation and Kinship: Kiev's Shul’gin/Shul’hyn Family and the Emergence of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict


From 2016: Doctoral student at the Department of History, University of Basel. Funded by a DOC.CH fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation

2012-2014: M.Phil in Slavonic Studies at the University of Oxford

2009-2012: BA in Russian and English language, literature, and civilisation at the University of Geneva

2011: Exchange term at Herzen University, Saint Petersburg


  • History of the Russian Empire in the 19th and early 20th century
  • History of Russian-Ukrainian relations
  • History of Nationalism