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26 June 2017

Here to stay? Population displacement in historical context

By Jussi Hanhimäki, professor of international history. At the end of 2016 there were, according to the UNHCR, over 67 million "forcibly displaced" people in the world. Of these one third (or 22.5 million) were legally recognised as refugees. The rest were stateless people, asylum seekers, and, at an estimated 40 million the largest sub-group of all, internally displaced people. In 2016 there were...
26 June 2017

Jean-François Bayart : J’essaie de nuire à la bêtise identitaire

Entretien avec le professeur Jean-François Bayart, titulaire de la chaire Yves Oltramare Religion et politique dans le monde contemporain, suite à la parution de son livre « L’impasse nationale-libérale...

22 June 2017

La mixité : facteur de stabilité sociale ?

Un nouveau livre met en question le paradigme de la mixité comme facteur de stabilité sociale. « Complicity and Antagonism : Anthropological Views of Geneva » a été édité par Alessandro Monsutti, Françoise...

22 June 2017

What links migration to the environment?

Since 2009, Laura Thompson (Master in International Law, ’99), has served as Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). On the occasion of World Environment Day 2017,...

22 June 2017

CERAH launches The Humanitarian Encyclopedia

On 13 June, the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint centre of the Graduate Institute and University of Geneva, launched The Humanitarian Encyclopedia, a collaborative...