Winners 2015

We are pleased to announce that the seventh SIAF Award was presented on November 3th 2015 at the University of Zurich.


Dr. Livia Isabella Schubiger

for her dissertation

“Repression and Mobilization in Civil War: The Consequences of State Violence for Wartime Collective Action”

The price is with Fr. 10,000.- endowed. The SIAF Award, sponsored by Ernst & Young AG, honours outstanding doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. The work makes a scientific contribution to the understanding of political, economic, social and cultural relations in a global world.

In 2015, candidates who wrote a paper at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Zurich were evaluated by an independent jury (Prof. Dr. Georg Kohler, Prof. Dr. Georg von Krogh, Prof. Dr. Bernd Roeck, Prof. Dr. Stefanie Walter, Prof. Dr. Francis Cheneval and Dr. Andreas Hefti).