Dr Sandro Liniger

Box: 5
Phone: +49 7531 88-3434
Room: F 357
Email: sandro.liniger@uni-konstanz.de

During summer term 2018:
Thursday 13:15-14:15

Office hours during study break:
By appointment only


Current Courses (ZEuS)

Past Courses (LSF)


"Scripts of escalation. On the narrative modelling of early modern inner wars", talk at the International Conference "New Voices in the History of War", 18.07.2018, All Souls College, University of Oxford, UK.

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

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