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Peace Around the World
15 November 2018

The Growing Importance of Peace

As part of Geneva Peace Week 2018, the Graduate Institute co-organised a panel discussion with the PeaceNexus Foundation entitled, “How can investors and companies contribute to the goal of Building Peace”....

14 November 2018

Hafez Abuadwan: “the world needs refugees to be empowered”

Hafez Abuadwan, first year master student in Development Studies, is the 2018 recipient of the Refugee Scholarship. Originally from the Gaza Strip, his path towards higher education did not come without...

14 November 2018

Murophilie ambiante

Il est loin, le temps du démantèlement du Mur de Berlin et des prophéties sur la « fin de l’Histoire » que celui-ci a inspirées. Certes, la chute de l’empire soviétique et le triomphe de l’idéologie de...

Molecules Background
14 November 2018

Les nanotechnologies: réguler en situation d’incertitude

L’état actuel de la recherche sur les nanotechnologies ne permet pas de déterminer si ces matériaux sont sûrs, affirme Annabelle Littoz-Monnet, professeur de science politique à l’Institut. La commercialisation...

Syrian children in crowded refugee camp
07 November 2018

Le CERAH fête ses 20 ans

À l’occasion des 20 ans du Centre d’enseignement et de recherche en action humanitaire de Genève (CERAH), un centre conjoint de l’Institut et de l’Université de Genève, nous nous sommes entretenus avec...

06 November 2018

Innovating for the Future of Energy

Addressing both the challenge of climate change and the growing energy needs of the world will only be possible if we can achieve a breakthrough in clean technologies so as to deliver safe, clean and sustainable...

02 November 2018

Christine Verschuur : le genre, une catégorie non seulement utile...

Photo : Recherche sur l'économie sociale et solidaire féministe, Quilombos du Vale do Ribeira, Brésil Entretien avec Christine Verschuur, chargée d’enseignement et de recherche en anthropologie et sociologie...

02 November 2018

Online Courses: Innovative Educational Opportunities

In pursuit of innovative, flexible and accessible learning, the Graduate Institute has embraced online platforms, allowing not only current students but the wider public, access to a world class education....

02 November 2018

Paola Gaeta: Robots and Criminal Responsibility

Robots are part of our daily lives, for instance when we use the self-checkout lane at the grocery store. However, they are rapidly becoming more than the routine mechanical devices programmed to perform...

01 November 2018

David Sylvan: The U.S. Midterm Elections: is Democracy at Stake?

On 30 October, David Sylvan, Professor of International Relations/Political Science and Director of Research, gave a Lunch Briefing that looked at the upcoming U.S. midterm elections in a global and historical...