Claus Musterle

Doctoral Student

SNSF Research Project 'Global Cultures of Risk: Insurance in Non-Western Contexts (1870-1980)'

Modern and Contemporary History

Departement Geschichte

Kanonengasse 27

CH - 4051 Basel

+41 (0)61 207 43 40


Assuring Lives in Anatolia. British and French Life Assurance in Turkey, 1890-1940



MA in History, École doctorale de l'Institut d'Études Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris

Master's dissertation "'Concerter' l'économie à la française. Histoire de la régulation de l'assurance-vie, 1930-1950" under the supervision of Prof Dr Alain Chatriot and Prof Dr Nicolas Delalande


Year Abroad at the Institut d'Études Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris


MA (with Honours of the First Class) in International Relations and French, University of St Andrews


  • Global History of the 20th Century
  • Transnational Economic and Business History
  • Cultural and Religious History
  • Diplomatic History