About Matthias

Matthias Ruoss is co-leader of the SNF project “The Gender of Voluntarism: Renegotiating the Social Division of Labor since the 1970s,” based at the University of Fribourg. His main research and teaching interests include the history of capitalism, labor history and the social history of poverty.

Research Field

Contemporary History


University of Zurich / Université de Fribourg

SNF Project “The Gender of Voluntarism”

Matthias Ruoss

Other Contributors

Anne Greule

Affiliated Member Research Unit since 2023

Pia Herzan

Member Research Unit from 2020 to 2024