Actualités de la recherche

13 décembre 2018

Approaching Difference, Inequality and Intimacy in Tourism

Based on ethnography of touristic encounters in Cuba, this article by Valerio Simoni (in Journal of Anthropological Research) reflects on competing approaches to difference, inequality and intimacy in...

13 décembre 2018

Decongesting African Cities: Rural Development and Urban Development...

Experts agree: one of the main challenges facing the African continent today is its rapid urbanisation. Yet, strangely enough, local authorities seem ill-equipped to deal with many aspects of development...

11 décembre 2018

Imperial and Transnational Developmentalisms in the Middle East

In “Imperial and Transnational Developmentalisms: Middle Eastern Interplays, 1880s–1960s”, his contribution to the newly released anthology The Development Century: A Global History (Cambridge University...

11 décembre 2018

The Relationship between Immigration and the Welfare State

Why do some countries have more selective labour immigration policies than others? Melanie Kolbe, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Political Science at the Graduate Institute, and Elif...

10 décembre 2018

Can Blended Finance and New Industrial Policies Help Achieve...

The Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development, in collaboration with the Center for Global Development, Washington, USA, and the CDC Group – the UK’s development finance institution – jointly...

07 décembre 2018

Rethinking Global Governance for the 21st Century

In July 2018 the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP) issued a three-volume report on Rethinking Society for the 21st Century. Patterned on the International Panel on Climate Change, reflecting...

27 novembre 2018

Collective Non-State Entities in International Law

According to the mainstream international law doctrine, collective non-state entities are essentially excluded from the regulatory reach of binding international law. A recent PhD thesis explores adaptations...

26 novembre 2018

How Can Energy-Pricing Reforms Be Socially Sustainable?

Energy-pricing reforms are indispensable for asserting the real economic value of natural resources and the transition to sustainable development. However, they are often controversial because they impact...

19 novembre 2018

Reorienting the Nation: Perspectives from Soviet Central Asia...

In his recent PhD thesis, Vsevolod Kritskiy aims to reorient the nation as a label by examining how it was used by Central Asians in their interactions with representatives of Soviet power during the time...

16 novembre 2018

The Role of Litigation on Norm Transformation: Human Rights and...

Given the rising significance of courts in global politics, and the mounting number of environmental cases before human rights courts, Defne Gonenc has focused her PhD thesis in International Relations/Political...