Actualités de la recherche

11 octobre 2018

Portrait of Rui Esteves, Economic Historian

Newly arrived at the Institute, Professor Rui Esteves previously held academic positions at the University of Oxford and Simon Fraser University. He is specialised in monetary and financial history, straddling...

11 octobre 2018

“Azan on the Moon”, an Anthropological Journey in Central Asia

Till Mostowlansky, Research Fellow at the ANSO Department, works on the anthropology of infrastructure and humanitarianism. His latest monograph, Azan on the Moon, is an in-depth study of people’s lives...

08 octobre 2018

New SNF project awarded to Prof. Liliana Andonova

Prof. Liliana Andonova, Co-Director of the Centre for International Environment Studies (CIES), has been successfully awarded a research grant of CHF 862’453.- by the Swiss National Science Foundation....

04 octobre 2018

Dennis Rodgers: portrait of a gang researcher

Newly arrived at the ANSO Department, Professor Dennis Rodgers worked previously at the Universities of Amsterdam, Glasgow, Manchester and the London School of Economics. His research focuses on the dynamics...

04 octobre 2018

From reconstruction to development: the early years of the Food...

In October 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) met for its first conference, underlining its twofold objective, namely to “secure adequate supply of food for every man” by increasing production...

11 septembre 2018

Michael Goebel: from Latin American history to urban ethnic studies

Newly arrived at the International History Department of the Graduate Institute, where he will inaugurate the Pierre du Bois Chair Europe and the World, Professor Michael Goebel will teach two courses...

11 septembre 2018

Assembling Exclusive Expertise

In a context marred by fake news, alternative facts and  steadily deepening distrust of experts – including academic ones – it is important to reflect on the relationship between academic research and...

10 septembre 2018

Andre Liebich on Wickham Steed, “greatest journalist of his times”

Professor Andre Liebich has written the first biography of Wickham Steed (Peter Lang, July 2018), who was a seminal figure within the media and political worlds of both Britain and Europe during the earlier...

10 septembre 2018

Homo itinerans: la planète des Afghans

En adoptant la mobilité comme clé de lecture, Alessandro Monsutti offre dans son dernier livre (PUF, septembre 2018) une perspective décentrée sur le monde contemporain à travers une ethnographie globale...

07 septembre 2018

The importance of sustainable data strategies for researchers

Sustainable data technologies have much potential for contemporary research, as attested by Michael Schiltz’s experience. A lecturer in International History at the Graduate Institute until September 2018,...