Prof. Dr. Irène Herrmann is Professor in Transnational History of Switzerland at the Université de Genève, Switzerland.
Her research interests include humanitarianism, conceptual history, conflict management and the political uses of the past in Switzerland and in Post-soviet Russia. She was co-founder of the research network European Conceptual History and has been a board member of the Concepta-International Research School in Conceptual History and Political Thought.
Her latest publications include 12 septembre 1814. La Restauration. La Confédération réinventée (Lausanne, Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2016) and Quand le monde a changé. L’entrée de Genève dans la Confédération (edited volume; Genève, Georg éditeurs, 2016).