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15 November 2017

PhD on designing and applying agricultural biosafety regulations in Colombia

On 26 September Diego Enrique Silva Garzon defended his PhD thesis in Anthropology and Sociology of Development, titled “Protecting the Vital: Analysing the Relationship Between Agricultural Biosafety and the Commodification of Genetically Modified Cotton Seeds in Colombia”, at the Graduate Institute. Assistant Professor Filipe Calvão presided the committee, which included the thesis codirectors, Professor...
09 October 2017

Democracy at Risk: Launch of the New “Global Challenges” Research...

Produced in collaboration with the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, “Global Challenges” analyses in its second issue “the rise of illiberal democracies” through seven case studies complemented by...

09 October 2017

European Election Day: How to Improve Democracy in Europe

An “European Election Day” exploratory workshop was held on Monday 25 September 2017 at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, at the initiative of Prof. Grégoire Mallard and...

05 October 2017

Exploring the role of citizens in democracy

How can the public participate in democracy? On 18-20 September, the Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy organised a series of events exploring this theme as part of Democracy Week, an event...