Kai Florian Herzog

PhD Student

Researcher - SNSF Project Funding

African history

Department of History
Kanonengasse 27
Office 103
CH-4051 Basel
+41 (0)61 207 43 40

kai.herzog@unibas.ch

Project

Violent Encounters: Practices and Perceptions of Violence in Southern Namibia and the Northern Cape, c. 1880-1910

Personal

Since 10.2017
Researcher, SNSF-funded project "Violent Encounters: Practices and Perceptions of Violence in Southern Namibia and the Northern Cape, c. 1880-1910"

2016-2017
Starting scholar of the Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH)

2015-2016
Research assistant, Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA)

2012-2015
M.A. Global History, Heidelberg University
(2013/14 semester abroad, Lund University)

2010-2012
Working student at the Department of Historical Communication, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart

2009-2012
B.A. in History and German, University of Stuttgart

 

 

Research

  • Southwestern African history
  • Violence, particularly everyday violence
  • Colonialism and settler colonialism
  • Entangled and global history

News

January - August 2018: archival and field research in South Africa and Namibia

Memberships

Basel Graduate School of History