Fiona Vicent

PhD Student

Researcher SNF Sinergia-Project "In the Shadow of the Tree: The Diagrammatics of Relatedness as Scientific, Scholarly, and Popular Practice"

Modern and Contemporary History

Kanonengasse 27

CH-4051 Basel

Office 301

fiona.vicent@unibas.ch

Project

Drawing Continuity: The Making of Bourgeois Family Trees

Personal

06/2019 - Present

Researcher SNF Sinergia-Project "In the Shadow of the Tree: The Diagrammatics of Relatedness as Scientific, Scholarly, and Popular Practice".

Spring Term 2019

Tutor at the Deparement of History, University of Basel

2015-2019

Master of Arts in History and English, University of Basel. Master thesis: debates on the protection of workers in the Swiss match industry: "Von der Entdeckung der Phosphornekrose zur sozialpolitischen Zündhölzchenfrage (1845-1900): Debatten und Massnahmen zum Schutz der Arbeiter_innen in der Schweizer Zündholzindustrie".

2011-2014

Bachelor of Arts in History and English, Univerisity of Basel

Research

  • history of the 19th and 20th ct.
  • 19th ct. genealogy and its practices
  • family and relatedness
  • diagrammatics

News

UNI NOVA article on the dissertation project

"Trees of Relationships", UNI NOVA 135, 2020.

Publications

Unpublished Presentations

"Drawing Continuity: The Making of Bourgeois Family Trees." Workshop: Genealogical Manuscripts - A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Center for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC), University of Hamburg. Hamburg, 14.12.2019.