Projects

The Swiss elite observatory hosts a string of research projects funded by the Swiss national science foundation. These projects are related to each other and are based on the same, cumulative database.

La fabrique des « sports nationaux ». Les élites du sport suisse et l’institutionnalisation d’un champ sportif suisse (années 1860-1930)
Requérant principal: Grégory Quin
Equipe du projet : Philippe Vonnard, Hans-Dieter Gerber, Gil Mayencourt, Cyril Michaud, Hugo Torrigiani
Durée du projet : 2019-2023

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Sinergia - Local power structures and transnational connections. New perspectives on elites in Switzerland, 1890-2020
Project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation
Requérents:
André Mach (UniL) / Stéphanie Ginalski (UniL) / Eric Davoine (UniFr) / Matthieu Leimgruber (UniZh)
Début du projet: 1er septembre 2019

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The Rise of the Financial Elite – Access, Integration and Spread of Power
Requérant principal: Felix Bühlmann
Equipe: Fabien Foureault (Post-doc), Lena Ajdacic (Doctorante), Steven Piguet (Informaticien)
Durée du projet: 2018 - 2022

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Rockefeller fellows as heralds of globalization: the circulation of elites, knowledge and practices of modernization (1920s-1970s)
Requérant principal: Ludovic Tournès, Université de Genève
Co-requérants : Thomas David (Université de Lausanne), Davide Rodogno (Graduate Institute Genève)
Equipe : Yi-Tang Lin (Post-doc), Ahmad Fahoum (Doctorant), Hannah Tyler (Doctorante), Mathilde Sigalas (Doctorante), Steven Piguet (Informaticien)

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‘Businessmen of the World, Unite!’ The International Chamber of Commerce and the Rise of Global Capitalism in the Twentieth Century
Requérant principal: Pierre Eichenberger, Université de Zurich

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