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Pascal Firges, M.A.

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Pascal Firges, M.A.

Position

  • Ph.D. Candidate

Kontaktinformationen

Email:
firges@hcts.uni-heidelberg.de

Über Pascal Firges

Research Interests

­- Early Modern Europe
- Ottoman History
­- History of Europe’s Global Connections
- The French Revolution
- The Age of Enlightenment
- Marriage and Gender Relations in the Early Modern Era

 

Projekte

Lebenslauf

Education / Academic Career

2013: Research Assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the chair for Early Modern History, Department of History, Heidelberg University, Germany (April-September)

2012 - 2013: Doctoral research fellow at the Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany (May-January)

2010 - 2011: Visiting scholar in History, University of Cambridge, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK (October-March)

2009: Language course Turkish, DİLMER language school, Istanbul, Turkey (September-November)

2009 - 2012: Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries of Cultural Flows”, Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies,  Heidelberg University, Germany. Member of research project Dynamic Asymmetries in Transcultural Flows at the Intersection of Asia and Europe: The Case of the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (A7) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Thomas Maissen (Heidelberg) and Prof. Dr. Michael Ursinus (Heidelberg)

since February 2009: PhD candidate in history, Heidelberg University, Germany, current working title of thesis:  „Istanbul during the French Revolution. Regime Change in a Transcultural Context”, supervised by Prof. Dr. Thomas Maissen (Heidelberg)

2008 - 2009: M.A. in History and Philosophy, Heidelberg University, Germany, Title of thesis: Great Britain and the Ottoman Empire at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Geopolitical Strategies and the European Balance of Power, Supervised by Prof. Dr. Thomas Maissen (Heidelberg)

2007 - 2008: Visiting scholar in History, University of Cambridge, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK

2007 - 2009: Student Research Assistant at the department of History; teaching (tutorials) and research assistance, Heidelberg University, Germany

2005: Language course Turkish, TÖMER (Ankara University), Istanbul, Turkey

2004 - 2005: Visiting student in History, University of Paris – Sorbonne (Paris IV), France

2003 - 2009: History/Philosophy, Heidelberg University, Germany

2002 - 2003: Philosophy/Economics, Heidelberg University, Germany

2002: Trifels Gymnasium, Annweiler, Germany, Abitur

 

Scholarships and Awards

2012: Awarded with a nine-month completion grant by the Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany

2009 - 2012: Awarded a PhD scholarship by the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries of Cultural Flows”, Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany

2007: Awarded graduate grant for field research by St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge

2005 - 2009: Awarded scholarship by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation as a part of the federal government’s program for the promotion of highly-talented students and young scientists

2004 - 2005: ERASMUS-Scholarship, Heidelberg University 

 

Teaching Experience

2013 (Summer Term): Seminar (Proseminar) on 'Ehe und Geschlechterbeziehungen in der Frühen Neuzeit' [Marriage and Gender Relations in Early Modern Europe], Department of History, Heidelberg University, Germany

2012 (Summer Term): Seminar (EPG II) on 'Oekonomie und staatsbürgerliche Tugend. Reform- und Revolutionsprozesse im Frankreich und Großbritannien des ausgehenden 18. Jahrhunderts' [Oeconomy and Civic Virtue. Reform and Revolution in France and Britain in the Late 18th Century], with Sebastian Meurer, Department of History, Heidelberg University, Germany

2007 (Summer Term): Tutorial on Methodology and Scientific Practice, Department of History, Heidelberg University, Germany

 

Conference and Workshop Papers

2012: ‘Istanbul und die Verflechtung europäischer Konflikte am Beispiel der Französischen Revolution’, Studientag: Istanbul als eine europäische Hauptstadt: Diplomatie, Verflechtungen und Brüche, 30 October 2012, Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany

2012: ‘Regimewechsel in einem transkulturellen Kontext: Istanbul, das Osmanische Reich und die Französische Revolution, 1792‐1798’, Forschungskolloquium, 2 October 2012, Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany

2012: ‘Istanbul during the French Revolution: Regime Change in a Transcultural Context’, Forschungskolloquium zur Frühen Neuzeit, 13 July 2012, Heidelberg University, Germany

2011: ‘The French Revolution in Istanbul. Regime change in an expatriate community’, conference: Well-Connected Domains, 10-12 November 2011, Karl Jaspers Centre, Heidelberg, Germany

2011: ‘The Ottoman Empire through the eyes of a French Revolutionary diplomat’, conference: Entering the Gate of Felicity: Diplomatic representation of Christian powers in early-modern Istanbul, 14-16 October 2011, GWZO, Leipzig, Germany

2011: ‘France 1796: Is the Ottoman Empire a constitutional of a despotic state?’, conference: Annual Conference of the Cluster 'Asia and Europe', 5-7 October 2011, Heidelberg University, Germany

2011: ‘Celebrating the French Revolution in the Ottoman Empire’, conference: 25th Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of French History, 14-15 July 2011, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK

2011: ‘Istanbul during the French Revolution – French and Ottoman assistance’, conference: Ottoman-European Exchanges in Commerce, Finance and Culture, 28-30 March 2011, Winton Centre for Financial History, Newnham College, Cambridge, UK

2010: The French Revolution in Istanbul 1793-1795’ workshop: Current research on a shared European, Mediterranean, and Ottoman History, 30-31 October 2010, Karl Jaspers Centre, Heidelberg, Germany

2010: ‘An Agent of Contact: The Mission of Marie-Louis Descorches, Envoyé Extraordinaire to the Sublime Porte 1793-1795’, workshop: The Early Modern Ottoman Empire as a Contact Zone, 10-11 June 2010, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (NJ), USA

2009: ‘The French Revolution in Istanbul and the Ottoman Empire: The British Perspective’, workshop: The Well-Connected Domains: Ottoman History in a Transcultural Perspective, 19-20 December 2009, Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

 

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Books:
Großbritannien und das Osmanische Reich Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts. Europäische Gleichgewichtspolitik und geopolitische Strategien, Annweiler: Sonnenberg Verlag, 2009.
• Eros im Hyperion: Platonisches und spinozistisches Gedankengut in Hölderlins Roman, Annweiler: Sonnenberg Verlag, 2010.

Review:
• Pascal Firges: Rezension von: Ralph Kauz / Giorgio Rota / Jan Paul Niederkorn (Hgg.): Diplomatisches Zeremoniell in Europa und im Mittleren Osten in der frühen Neuzeit, Wien 2009, in: sehepunkte 11 (2011), Nr. 9 [15.09.2011], URL: www.sehepunkte.de/2011/09/18461.html

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