Thomas Busset



Thomas Busset, BA, historian. Has worked as an assistant and scientific collaborator with various institutions: Institut de recherche sur l'environnement construit (IREC/EPF Lausanne) ; Section d'histoire de l'Université de Lausanne ; Institut d'histoire de l'Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Zurich ; Independent Commission of Experts: Switzerland-Second World War. In this capacity, he has collaborated on studies on urban sociability (local politics, participation), regional politics, socio-cultural animation and the history of official statistics in Switzerland. Current fields of research: Hooliganism, history of winter sports.
Member of the editorial committee of the review Travers (1997-2000); Committee member of the Association of Alpine History and editorial committee member of History of the Alps (1995-2005).
Scientific collaborator since 2004 with the CIES where he oversees research on the links between hooliganism and right-wing extremism in Switzerland; this project is funded by the FNS within the framework of the PNR40+ (Right-wing extremism-causes and countermeasures). The research has ended in September 2006.

Selected bibliography :

BUSSET, Thomas, GANDER, Thomas, PFISTER, Pascal, POLI, Raffaele, « Le stade, lieu de recrutement de la droite extrême? », in: David Zimmermann et Anton Lehmann (réd.), Fankultur und Fanarbeit in der Schweiz, Macolin: OFSPO/HEFSM, 2008, pp. 44-47.

BUSSET, Thomas, JACCOUD, Christophe, DUBEY, Jean-Philippe, MALATESTA, Dominique (dir.), Le football à l’épreuve de la violence et de l’extrémisme, Lausanne: Antipodes, 2008.

BUSSET, Thomas. JACCOUD, Christophe, « Violence et extrémisme dans le football: perspectives européennes », in: Thomas Busset et al., op.cit., pp. 5-25.

BUSSET, Thomas, GANDER, Thomas, PFISTER, Pascal, POLI, Raffaele, « Supportérisme et extrémisme de droite en Suisse », in: Thomas Busset et al., op.cit., pp. 107-125.

BUSSET, Thomas, PFISTER, Pascal, POLI, Raffaele, "Supportérisme violent et aires culturelles : le cas suisse", in L. Robène (dir.), in <i>Sport, violence and racism in Europe : Proceedings of the international Conference, Rennes, 2 - 5 April 2007 [Electronic document]</i>, Rennes : Université de Rennes-2, 2008, 1 DVD.

Thomas BUSSET, Thomas GANDER, Pascal PFISTER et Raffaele POLI, "Le 'localisme' ou le bricolage identaire des supporters de football en Suisse", in Bulletin de