Giorgio Miescher, PhD
Giorgio Miescher is Marie Curie research fellow in the project Empires of the Visual. In this function, he is currently conducting research in South Africa and is associated with the University of the Western Cape until June 2013, followed by a one-year re-integration period at the Centre for African Studies Basel. For the last 17 years, he has been working at the Basler Afrika Bibliographien, especially looking after the poster collection, and has taught intermittently at the History Department of the University of Basel.
"Arteries of Empire: On the Geographical Imagination of South Africa's Railway War, 1914/15", KRONOS 11/2012.
"Facing Barbarians: A Narrative of Spatial Segregation in Colonial Namibia", Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol 38, No. 2, 2012.
Namibia’s Red Line: The History of a Veterinary and Settlement Border (New York: Palgrave Macmillan), 2012.
Visualizing the Game. Global Perspectives on Football in Africa. Special issue of the journal Soccer & Society, 2012.