Andrea Graf

PhD Student

Researcher – SNSF Doc.CH

African History

Departement Geschichte

Kanonengasse 27

4051 Basel

Office 104


Out of Sight? Bilharzia in Madagascar as a Global History of ‘Neglected Tropical Diseases’, 1950 to the present


Since 06/2020
Co-Coordingator of the "MOOC" in the SNF-Sinergia Project African Contributions to Global Health (under the direction of Professor Julia Tischler)

Since 04/2020
Starter scholarship at the Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH)

MA in African Studies, University of Basel

BA in History and German Language and Literature, University of Basel


Graf, Andrea; Cardenas, Luisa; Suter, Linus; Simoni, Claudio (2016), ‘Die Niger Expedition von 1841. Europäische Reiseberichte als historische Quellen’, Afrika-Bulletin 163, 8-9. (direct access)

Zaugg, Roberto; Graf, Andrea (2016), ‘Guerres napoléoniennes, savoirs médicaux, anthropologie raciale. Le médecin militaire Antonio Savaresi entre Égypte, Caraïbes et Italie’, Histoire, médecine et santé 10, 17-43. (direct access)

Graf, Andrea (2020), ‘James Africanus Beale Horton (1835-1883) – A West African Army Doctor’s Strategies of Self-Legitimisation', Gesnerus, Swiss Journal of the History of Medicine and Sciences 77(2), 348-410. (direct access)


Basel Graduate School of History
Basel Graduate Network African Studies
Swiss Society for African Studies (SSAS)
Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Sciences
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte