Research News

11 September 2018

Michael Goebel: from Latin American history to urban ethnic studies

Newly arrived at the International History Department of the Graduate Institute, where he will inaugurate the Pierre du Bois Chair Europe and the World, Professor Michael Goebel will teach two courses...

11 September 2018

Assembling Exclusive Expertise

In a context marred by fake news, alternative facts and  steadily deepening distrust of experts – including academic ones – it is important to reflect on the relationship between academic research and...

10 September 2018

Andre Liebich on Wickham Steed, “greatest journalist of his times”

Professor Andre Liebich has written the first biography of Wickham Steed (Peter Lang, July 2018), who was a seminal figure within the media and political worlds of both Britain and Europe during the earlier...

10 September 2018

Homo itinerans: la planète des Afghans

En adoptant la mobilité comme clé de lecture, Alessandro Monsutti offre dans son dernier livre (PUF, septembre 2018) une perspective décentrée sur le monde contemporain à travers une ethnographie globale...

07 September 2018

The importance of sustainable data strategies for researchers

Sustainable data technologies have much potential for contemporary research, as attested by Michael Schiltz’s experience. A lecturer in International History at the Graduate Institute until September 2018,...

03 September 2018

Does public debt crowd out corporate investment?

Ugo Panizza, Professor of International Economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute, and coauthors Yi Huang and Richard Varghese (Assistant Professor and PhD candidate...

03 September 2018

Guaranteeing the non-repetition of human rights violations

In her PhD thesis, “Guarantees of Non-repetition for Violation of Human Rights”, Nita Shala studies the impact of human rights law on the notion of guarantees of non-repetition and demonstrates a developing...

23 August 2018

Giving birth in the US: value of the US passport for well-to-do...

In “Born in the USA: Citizenship Acquisition and Transnational Mothering in Turkey”, an article jointly written with Evren Balta and published in Gender, Place and Culture, Özlem Altan-Olcay investigates...

21 August 2018

The United Nations’ role in arms control and disarmament

In “Arms Control and Disarmament”, his contribution to the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of the United Nations (Oxford University Press), Keith Krause, Professor of International Relations and...

21 August 2018

La tragédie de la croissance

Comment sortir de l’impasse d’une croissance infinie sur une planète finie? Par exemple en restaurant la notion de biens communs, en réhabilitant la réciprocité, en en finissant avec l’endettement, en...