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Madeleine Herren-Oesch

Madeleine Herren is full professor of modern history and director of the Institute for European Global Studies, University of Basel, Switzerland. From 2007 to 2012 she co-directed the cluster of excellence « Asia and Europe in a global context » at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. She has written several books, book chapters and journal articles on European and global history of the 19th and 20th centuries, internationalism and the history of international organizations, networks in historical perspective, historiography and intellectual history. Among others, she is the author of (with Martin Rüesch and Christiane Sibille), Transcultural History. Theories, Methods, Sources (Berlin: Springer, 2012), Internationale Organisationen seit 1865. Eine Globalgeschichte der internationalen Ordnung (Darmstadt: WBG 2009), Gender and International Relations through the Lens of the League of Nations (1919-1945), in: G. Sluga, C. James (eds.), Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500, Routledge: London 2016, 182-201, and the editor of Networking the International System. Global Histories of International Organizations (Berlin: Springer, 2014). Among the publications recently published are: Strength through Diversity? The Paradox of Extraterritoriality and the History of the Odd Ones Out, in Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d’histoire du droit international ( , Foreign Residents and Global History, in: Editing History #743 (, and with Susanna Burghartz, Building Paradise. A Basel Manor House and its Residents in a Global Perspective, Basel 2021 (