The publications of our faculty, researchers and graduates testify to the wealth of the research conducted at the Graduate Institute. We present here the books, book chapters, journal 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?
The Banality of Aid: On Conflict, Humanitarianism and Migration among the Murle of South Sudan
Bilateral Energy Governance
Tibisay Morgandi. Thesis director: Jorge E. Viñuales. April 2017.
Bringing the Firm Back In: Investors’ Choice for International Investment Arbitration
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
Doves, Hawks, Eagles and Condors: Jimmy Carter, Human Rights and the Military Dictatorships of the Southern Cone: Argentina – Brazil (1977–1980)
Embodied Battlefields: Uncovering Sexual Violence against Men in War Theaters
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
The European Union Returns Directive and Its Compatibility with International Human Rights Law
Export Restrictions: Time for New Disciplines
“Filling the ‘Blank Spots’ of the Dark Pages of Our History”: Dissident Historians’ Underground Accounts of the Soviet Past (1956–1985)
Four Reproducible Contributions in Development Economics
Global Rules for Emerging Issue Domains: Negotiating the Governance of the Internet
Gold, Finance and Speculation: The Making of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, 1887–1899
Household Inequalities, Economic Constraints and Decision-Making Processes: Three Essays in Development Economics
Humanitarian Considerations and Immigration Control in Europe: Is Residence Permit on Humanitarian Grounds an Act of Sympathy or a Legal Entitlement?
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
The Importance of Being Macedonian: Origins and Consequences of the “Name Issue” between Greece and Macedonia
Information Bubbles: The Market for Financial Information and the Railway Mania of 1845
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
International Currency Use and Macroeconomic Effects of Trade Integration
International Standardization and the TBT Agreement: Demystifying International Standardizing Bodies and Their Processes
Juggling Resources: Social Differentiation and the Creation of Capital among Iranians in Hamburg
Land Concessions, Livelihoods and Aspirations in Laos
“Les Mbengis”: Migration, Gender, and Family: The Moral Economy of Transnational Cameroonian Migrants’ Remittances
Micro and Macro Level Violence Interaction in Civil War
Minority Protection and the Foundations of Human Rights
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
Perplexed Employees and Powerless Managers : Neoliberal Effects in the Phosphate Kingdom of Jordan
The Politics of Armed Disorder: Armed Organisations, Conflict and Statebuilding in Mexico and Latin America, c. 1820–1900
Politics of Life in a Colonial Space: An Extended Case Study of East Jerusalem
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
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
Small Worlds of Violence: A Global Grammar for Torture
Three Essays in Economics
Three Essays in International Trade
Three Essays in International Trade and Global Production
Three Essays in Macroeconomics
Mitra Annapurna. Thesis director: Cédric Tille. October 2016.