Martin Bürgin

 

Contact: martin.buergin@uzh.ch

 

Martin Bürgin studied History, Study of Religions and Political Science at the University of Zurich and at the Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich from 2005-2013. From 2008-2009 he received an Erasmus stipendiary at the Humboldt-University zu Berlin where he took courses in history, cultural studies, art history and the social sciences (political science). In May 2013 he graduated with the Licentiate of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Zurich. In November 2014 he received a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Crisis Communication at the Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM) at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). From February 2014 to August 2016 he participated in the Teaching Skills Programme at the Center for University Teaching and Learning (University of Zurich).

Martin Bürgin writes a thesis on the so-called plum war, an anti-judaic pogrom that occurred in Endingen and Lengnau on 21st of September in 1802. The dissertation is funded by the Forschungskredit of the University of Zurich, the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. His supervisors are Christoph Uehlinger (Study of Religions, Zurich), Jacques Picard (Jewish History and Cultural Anthropology, Basel) and Jakob Tanner (Social and Economic History, Zurich).

Since May 2013 he is a Research Fellow at the Chair of History of Old Catholicism and Ecclesiastical History at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Bern where he edits the correspondence of Eduard Herzog and Joseph Hubert Reinkens (supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation). Since September 2013 Martin Bürgin holds a teaching assignment at the Department for the Study of Religions at the University of Zurich. For the academic year 2015/2016 he was a fellow at the Leo Baeck Institute in London and a stipendiary of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes. Together with Christoph Uehlinger he initiates and organizes a project in the field of «research-oriented teaching and learning» from January to September 2017, funded by the Teaching Fund for Innovative Teaching at the University of Zurich.

For the Royal Baden Art Centre Martin Bürgin programs and hosts the royalscandalcinema film for the History of the Cineastic Scandal.

 

www.religionswissenschaft.uzh.ch/buergin

 www.royalscandalcinema.ch

 

Publications

Zwischen Vertreibung und Duldung: Jüdische Siedlungen und Niederlassungen in der frühneuzeitlichen Eidgenossenschaft, in: Schmölz-Häberlein, Michaela (ed.), Jüdisches Leben in der Region: Herrschaft, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft im Süden des Alten Reichs, Reihe Stadt und Region, Bd. 7, Würzburg: Ergon, 2017. (Submitted.)

The Diamond Commemorations: Social memory and politics of remembrance in the struggle against the Swiss armed forces, in: Crociani, Piero, Bifolchi, Annalisa (eds.), ACTA ICMH 2013 (39th Congress of the International Commission of Military History), Roma: Litos Roma, 2013, 1127-1136.

From the Classics to Cultural History: Perspectives for Insurgency und Counterinsurgency Research, in: Brocades Zaalberg, Thijs, Hofenaar, Jan, Lemmers, Alan (eds.) Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: Irregular Warfare from 1800 to the Present, Den Haag: Netherlands Institute of Military History, 2011, 245-255.

Die Schweizer Stay-behind-Organisation P-26 als staatliche Konzeption einer präventiven Staatsstreichsorganisation?, in: Stups Journal – Akademische Zeitschrift der Studierenden der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Heft 1 (2010), 58-69.

Insurgency und Counterinsurgency aus historiographischer Perspektive: Von den Klassikern zur Kulturgeschichte, in: Newsletter der Internationalen Kommission für Militärgeschichte, Nr. 13, Potsdam, 2009, 10-20.

Frömmigkeit und Fronarbeit: Der Bau der St. Niklauskapelle in Oberehrendingen 1948, in: Badener Neujahrsblätter 2008, Baden: Hier und Jetzt, 2007, 105-113.