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22 February 2019

Un haut fonctionnaire de la Commission européenne en résidence à l’Institut

L’Institut accueille chaque année, comme visiting fellows, une cinquantaine de professeurs, chercheurs ou postdoctorants, qui souhaitent mener une recherche pendant une durée limitée avec l’aide d’un financement externe. Depuis peu, il accueille également des hauts fonctionnaires de la Commission européenne. Ceux-ci, qui sont triés sur le volet, peuvent passer jusqu’à une année dans un certain nombre...
07 February 2019

Call for Applications: Democracy and Demography

The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy is pleased to announce the forthcoming summer school coordinated by its partner institution IWM Vienna and led by Prof. Shalini Randeria, Director of the Albert...

14 January 2019

An Oxford PhD Candidate Finds Inspiration at the Institute

Leandra Bias (pictured) completed a three-week stay at the Institute as part of her doctoral research and funded by the Europaeum Oxford-Geneva Bursary. Of Greek heritage but born and raised in Zurich,...

20 December 2018

What is the point of the rule of law?

On 29 November, Martin Krygier asked and answered that question in a public lecture as part of the Albert Hirschman Centre's lecture series on “Dismantling the Rule of Law?”. Krygier, professor of law...

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19 December 2018

Promoting Participative Democracy

During the World Forum for Democracy, held on 19-21 November 2018 in Strasbourg, the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy made a presentation on debates around participatory democracy in the context of ...

28 November 2018

Jeremy Adelman visiting the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy

The Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman on Democracy had the honour to welcome Professor Jeremy Adelman, the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History and Director of the Global History Lab at Princeton...

27 November 2018

Democracy from and at the margins: The Hirschman Centre’s 2018...

The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy held its second Annual Conference, entitled Reimagining Democracy From and At the Margins on 29-30 October. Building on the 2017 annual conference, which sought...

26 November 2018

The Hirschman Centre welcomes the first Senior Fellow in residence...

Wainer Lusoli has joined the Graduate Institute as EU Senior Fellow in residence, hosted by the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy. He is the first Fellow ever to be seconded from the European Union...