Research News

11 June 2018

Anti-Geneva: European Inter-Imperial Cooperation in the 1920s–1930s

The interwar years saw an increasing interplay and indeed a blending of imperial, international, and transnational political activities among imperial powers. This evolution is at the core of Associate...

07 June 2018

The justiciability of economic and social rights in South Africa,...

While over the years much scholarship has advocated the equal importance of all human rights, some legal scholars still believe that economic and social rights are more different than similar to civil...

18 May 2018

War beyond the human

Prof. Lauren Wilcox explores gender, race and the posthuman in drone warfare.

17 May 2018

Tracing the effects of IO financing reforms

Last April Cecilia Cannon was among the many Graduate Institute professors and researchers who went to San Francisco to contribute to the 2018 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association...

17 May 2018

Theorising Everyday Police Interactions with Geneva Sex Workers

Last April Mira Fey, along with many Graduate Institute professors and researchers, went to San Francisco to contribute to the 2018 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), which...

15 May 2018

Gender and Resistance to Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Cambodia

Last April Saba Joshi, along with many Graduate Institute professors and researchers, went to San Francisco to contribute to the 2018 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), which...

15 May 2018

State-criminal collusions and violence in Mexico

Last April Claudia Pfeifer Cruz, along with many Graduate Institute professors and researchers, went to San Francisco to contribute to the 2018 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association...

30 April 2018

The blurred lines between faith-based and secular relief in the...

The present major humanitarian crisis in the Middle East has made Europe acutely aware, once again, of its entangled, multifaceted history with the region. Yet, scholars of the history of humanitarian...

30 April 2018

The legality of the use of force in armed conflict and occupation

Ka Lok Yip finds a fundamental disconnect between the dominant interpretation of the law and the reality of war that the law tries to regulate.

27 April 2018

Interdisciplinary PhD Colloquium on varieties of democratic experience

On 14 March 2018, the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy hosted its first Interdisciplinary PhD Colloquium of the year. Professor Michael Woolcock, lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School...