Dr. Francesca Fuoli

Postdoc

Ordinariat Neueste Geschichte

Telefon
+41 31 631 80 95
E-Mail
francesca.fuoli@hist.unibe.ch
Büro
B 110, Unitobler, Länggassstrasse 49
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Historisches Institut
Länggassstrasse 49
3012 Bern
2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Modern History, Historical Institut, University of Bern
2017 Senior Teaching Fellow in History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
2017 Ph.D. in History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (passed without corrections). Thesis title: ‘‘Colonialism and state-building in Afghanistan: Anglo-Afghan co-operation in the institutionalisation of ethnic difference, 1869-1900’
2010 M.A., South Asian Area Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
2009 B.A., International Relations and Diplomacy, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Histories of European empires and colonialism
  • Modern history of Afghanistan
  • Colonial history of South Asia
  • Mountains in global and connected history

Publikationen

Fuoli, Francesca. ‘Incorporating north-western Afghanistan into the British empire: experiments in indirect rule through the making of an imperial frontier, 1884-87’. Afghanistan (vol. 1, no. 1, April 2018)

Fuoli Francesca. ‘Reconceptualising Afghanistan as an Indian princely state: the local dimension of the Great Game, 1869-78’ [journal article under preparation]

Vorträge

‘The imperial frontier of the empire: engineering British India’s expansion through the making of the Durand Line, 1893-1897’. Presentation held at the workshop ‘Lines of Control: Rethinking borders and borderlands in South Asia’, University of Chicago, March 2017

‘British co-optation of Afghanistan’s Shia minorities. Politics and sectarian tensions during the second Afghan war, 1878-1881’. Presentation held at the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh, November 2015

‘Incorporating north-western Afghanistan through indirect rule. Categories of social difference in the making of an imperial border, 1884-87’. Presentation held at the conference ‘Mountstuart Elphinstone and the Historical Foundations of Afghanistan Studies’, SOAS, November 2015

‘Colonialism and state-building in Afghanistan: Anglo-Afghan co-operation in the institutionalization of ethnic difference, 1878-1900’. Presentation held at the British Institute of Persian Studies Workshop, Glasgow, March 2015

‘Imperial networks of power and intellectual exchange. The role of British colonial knowledge in Afghan state-building, 1881-1900’. Presentation held at the European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS), Zurich, July 2014

‘The making of Afghan tribalism and ethnicity through late nineteenth century British colonial knowledge’. Presentation held at the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, London, December 2013