Dr Sandro Liniger

Box: 5
Phone: +49 7531 88-3325
Room: F 358
Email: sandro.liniger@uni-konstanz.de

Office hours during study break:
By appointment only


Current Courses (ZEuS)

Past Courses (LSF)


The first review of Sandro Linigers dissertation "Gesellschaft in der Zerstreuung; Soziale Ordnung und Konflikt im frühneuzeitlichen Graubünden"  has been published in Sehepunkte on the 15.02.2018! Link

8-10 March 2018:  Conference talk at "Rethinking Europe: War and Peace in the Early Modern German Lands"  (Eighth International Conference "Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär"), Washington University, St. Louis

October 2018: Visiting Lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Richard Koebner Minerva Institute for German History)

Research Interests

- Cultural history of Early Modern Age

- History of conflict and religion

- History of civil war

- State-building, history and sociology of stateless societies 

- Prophecy in the Early Modern Age

- History of the Old Swiss Confederation


Academic Career

Since 2017: Associated Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg, Institute for Advanced Study, Universität Konstanz

Since 2015: Postdoc; Assistant to the Chair of Early Modern History (Prof Dr Rudolf Schlögl), Department of History and Sociology, University of Konstanz


PhD in History, Department of History and Sociology, University of Konstanz; Title of the doctoral thesis: „Society in dispersion. Social order und conflict in Early Modern Grisons.“

Master of Arts in History, University of Berne (Switzerland)

Studies of History, Political Science and Social Anthropology, University of Berne (Switzerland)

Bilingual High School Degree from Wirtschafts- und Handelsmittelschule Thun (Switzerland)

Academic Employment

Parental leave

Research assistant of the DFG funded research initiative „Praxeologies of truth“ at the University of Konstanz (Prof Dr Bernhard Kleeberg)

Lecturer at the University of Basel, Switzerland

Lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Research assistant, research group „Religious differences“, Center of Excellence „Cultural Foundations of Integration“ at the University of Konstanz, Germany

Student assistant, Chair of Early Modern History (Prof Dr Rudolf Schlögl), University of Konstanz

Grants and Prices

Dissertation award for young scholars for the outstanding quality of the doctoral thesis, University of Konstanz, sponsored by the District of Konstanz

PhD Fellowship, Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg