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09 October 2018

CIES faculty member at the Pierre du Bois annual conference 2018

At the Pierre du Bois annual conference 2018, during the panel 5 on “Contemporary Environmental Concerns and the Cold War”, Katja Doose (University of Birmingham/CIES Visiting fellow) presented on the history of climate change research in the Soviet Union during the 1970s and 1980s arguing that the food problem in the Soviet during the 1970s an 1980s was more severe and urgent than in the West due...
08 October 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....

27 July 2018

Organising the Anthropocene

In his new book (Brill, July 2018), Jorge E. Viñuales explores the legal dimensions of the new geological epoch called the Anthropocene, in which humans are the defining force. More details follow in this...

04 June 2018

Earth System Governance (ESG) visits the Graduate Institute

On Wednesday May 30th, a delegation of junior researchers affiliated with the Earth System Governance (ESG) project, the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental...

27 April 2018

“Europe is the place where evolution moves fastest and where...

Acclaimed Australian scientist, explorer and conservationist Tim Flannery is Fondation Segré Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute’s Centre for International Environmental Studies....

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23 April 2018

Tim Flannery: Europeans are the ultimate hybrid species

Scientist, explorer and conservationist Tim Flannery is preparing a book on the history of animals in Europe during his time as the Graduate Institute’s Fondation Segré Distinguished Visiting Professor....

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13 April 2018

New study on private sustainability governance in emerging markets

A new study on private sustainability governance in emerging markets by Yixian Sun, RA at CIES with Dr. Philip Schleifer from University of Amsterdam has been published in the Review of International Political...