The publications of our faculty, researchers and graduates testify to the wealth of the research conducted at the Graduate Institute. We present here the booksbook chaptersjournal articles, theses, and working papers and reports issued during the past twelve months, considering that the complete production is available in the institutional repository. On this page you will find the recent theses.

Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and International Criminal Law: What Degree of Organisation Is Required?

Tilman Rodenhäuser. Thesis director: Andrew Clapham. December 2016.
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The Banality of Aid: On Conflict, Humanitarianism and Migration among the Murle of South Sudan

Claudio Todisco. Jury: Alessandro Monsutti, thesis director, Gilles Carbonnier and Michel Agier. July 2017.
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Bilateral Energy Governance

Tibisay Morgandi. Thesis director: Jorge E. Viñuales. April 2017.

Bringing the Firm Back In: Investors’ Choice for International Investment Arbitration

Anna Katharina Luz. Jury: Cédric Dupont, thesis director, Thomas Schultz and Louis T. Wells. June 2017.
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Child Health and Gender-Related Challenges in the Developing World: Three Essays in Development Economics

Sofia Karina Trommlerová. Thesis director: Jean-Louis Arcand. November 2016.

Decolonization of the Means of Coercion: Building National Militaries in Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire and Upper Volta, 1958–1973

Riina Turtio. Thesis director: Gareth Austin. November 2016.

Doing Justice to History: The Construction of Historical Narratives within International Criminal Courts

Barrie Sander. Thesis director: Andrea Bianchi. March 2017.
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Doves, Hawks, Eagles and Condors: Jimmy Carter, Human Rights and the Military Dictatorships of the Southern Cone: Argentina – Brazil (1977–1980)

Luca Lamorte. Thesis director: Jussi Hanhimäki. January 2017.
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Embodied Battlefields: Uncovering Sexual Violence against Men in War Theaters

Paula Drumond Rangel Campos. Jury: Elisabeth Prügl, thesis director, Keith Krause and Marysia Zalewski. June 2017.

Epistemic Dark Matter: Knowledge in the Sagas of Popular Scientists in Basel’s Enlightenment Period

Felix Ohnmacht. Thesis director: Gopalan Balachandran. November 2016.

Essays on Development Economics in Brazil

Humberto Vieira Barbosa Laudares. Thesis director: Jean-Louis Arcand. November 2016.
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The European Union Returns Directive and Its Compatibility with International Human Rights Law

Izabella Majcher. Jury: Vincent Chetail, thesis director, Andrew Clapham and Marie-Laure Basilien-Gainche. July 2017.
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Export Restrictions: Time for New Disciplines

Weiwei Zhang. Thesis director: Joost Pauwelyn. December 2016.
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“Filling the ‘Blank Spots’ of the Dark Pages of Our History”: Dissident Historians’ Underground Accounts of the Soviet Past (1956–1985)

Barbara Martin. Thesis director: Andre Liebich. December 2016.
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Four Reproducible Contributions in Development Economics

Bastiaan Quast. Thesis director: Jean-Louis Arcand. November 2016.
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Global Rules for Emerging Issue Domains: Negotiating the Governance of the Internet

Roxana Radu. Thesis director: Thomas Biersteker. December 2016.
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Gold, Finance and Speculation: The Making of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, 1887–1899

Mariusz Lukasiewicz. Jury: Marc Flandreau, thesis director, Aidan Russell and Youssef Cassis. June 2017.
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Household Inequalities, Economic Constraints and Decision-Making Processes: Three Essays in Development Economics

Katia Covarrubias. Thesis director: Jean-Louis Arcand. November 2016.
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Humanitarian Considerations and Immigration Control in Europe: Is Residence Permit on Humanitarian Grounds an Act of Sympathy or a Legal Entitlement?

Liv Feijen. Thesis director: Vincent Chetail. December 2016.
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Human Rights and the International Criminal Court

Lucy Richardson. Thesis director: Andrew Clapham. February 2017.

Implementation of the Cartagena Definition in Latin America: Analysis of the Wider Definition of Refugee

Marta Priscila Antoni Piossek. Jury: Vincent Chetail, thesis director, Andrew Clapham and Jean-François Durieux. June 2017.
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The Importance of Being Macedonian: Origins and Consequences of the “Name Issue” between Greece and Macedonia

Vera Lalchevska. Thesis director: Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff. January 2017.
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Information Bubbles: The Market for Financial Information and the Railway Mania of 1845

Gabriel Francis Geisler Mesevage. Thesis codirectors: Marc Flandreau and Jean-Louis Arcand. November 2016.
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The Interaction of the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State and the Sovereign Wealth Funds: The Case of the US FSIA vis-à-vis the 2004 UN Convention

Victorino José Tejera Pérez. Thesis director: Zachary Douglas. May 2017.
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International Currency Use and Macroeconomic Effects of Trade Integration

Maria Sokolova. Thesis directors: Cédric Tille and Joost Pauwelyn. April 2017. VI, 217 p.

International Standardization and the TBT Agreement: Demystifying International Standardizing Bodies and Their Processes

Andrea Barrios Villarreal. Thesis director: Joost Pauwelyn. December 2016.
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Juggling Resources: Social Differentiation and the Creation of Capital among Iranians in Hamburg

Sonja Moghaddari. Thesis director: Alessandro Monsutti. November 2016.
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Land Concessions, Livelihoods and Aspirations in Laos

Gilda Senties Portilla. Thesis codirectors: Isabelle Milbert and Christophe Gironde. March 2017.
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“Les Mbengis”: Migration, Gender, and Family: The Moral Economy of Transnational Cameroonian Migrants’ Remittances

Christina Atekmangoh. Thesis director: Jean-Pierre Jacob. March 2017.
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Micro and Macro Level Violence Interaction in Civil War

Yuri Oki. Thesis codirectors: Emily Meierding and Keith Krause. October 2016.
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Minority Protection and the Foundations of Human Rights

León Arturo Castellanos Jankiewicz. Thesis director: Andrea Bianchi. January 2017.
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Money Markets and Monetary Policy

Ann Job. Thesis director: Cédric Tille. December 2016.

(Non) Intervention: Inter-polity Relations in Europe since the Seventeenth Century

Christelle Rigual. Thesis director: Keith Krause. October 2016.

Nuclear Dynamics and US-South Korean Relations, 1945–1975

Se Young Jang. Jury: Jussi Hanhimäki, thesis director, Grégoire Mallard and Leopoldo Nuti. August 2017.

Perplexed Employees and Powerless Managers : Neoliberal Effects in the Phosphate Kingdom of Jordan

Claudie Fioroni. Thesis director: Riccardo Bocco. March 2017.
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The Politics of Armed Disorder: Armed Organisations, Conflict and Statebuilding in Mexico and Latin America, c. 1820–1900

Esteban Ramírez González. Thesis codirectors: Keith Krause and Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou. March 2017.

Politics of Life in a Colonial Space: An Extended Case Study of East Jerusalem

Ibrahim Saïd. Thesis director: Riccardo Bocco. April 2017.
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Protection of Legitimate Expectations in Investment Treaty Arbitration: A Theory of Detrimental Reliance

Teerawat Wongkaew. Thesis director: Zachary Douglas. January 2017.

Qui a peur du «grand méchant loup»? À propos des représentations du loup dans les Alpes franco-suisses

Claire Galloni d’Istria. Directrice de thèse: Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff. Octobre 2016.
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Receptivity of International Tribunals to International Environmental Law

Konstantina Athanasakou. Thesis director: Gian Luca Burci. October 2016.

Reciprocity in Public International Law

Arianna Whelan. Thesis director: Marcelo G. Kohen. March 2017.

Reflections on the Process of Constructing Civil Space in Colonial Time: The Case of Palestine-Israel

Hazem Alnamla. Thesis director: Riccardo Bocco. January 2017.

Le régime des îles, rochers et hauts-fonds découvrants en droit international

Christine Isabelle Pichel Medina. Directeur de thèse: Marcelo G. Kohen. Janvier 2017.
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Small Worlds of Violence: A Global Grammar for Torture

Jonathan Austin. Thesis codirectors: Keith Krause and Riccardo Bocco. April 2017.

Three Essays in Economics

Selcuk Özsahin. Thesis director: Cédric Tille. January 2017.
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Three Essays in International Trade

Yuan Zi. Thesis director: Richard Baldwin. June 2017.
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Three Essays in International Trade and Global Production

Stela Rubínová. Thesis director: Richard Baldwin. April 2017.
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Three Essays in Macroeconomics

Mitra Annapurna. Thesis director: Cédric Tille. October 2016.

Three Essays on Global Value Chains

Victor Kümmritz. Thesis director: Richard Baldwin. March 2017
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Three Essays on Household Behaviours and Welfare in Development Context

Tu Chi Nguyen. Thesis codirectors: Jean-Louis Arcand and Cédric Dupont. January 2017.
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Walk the Talk, or Walk Away: Strategic Narratives and Exit Strategies in Post-intervention Transitions

Raphaël Zaffran. Thesis director: Stephanie Hofmann. December 2016.
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