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11 December 2017

How not to waste a garbage crisis in Bengaluru

In 2012, the city of Bengaluru/Bengalore, home to India’s IT industry and to innovative forms of civic activism, hit the national and international media headlines due to a dramatic breakdown of its garbage collection and disposal systems. A special e-issue of International Development Policy (November 2017), jointly edited by Shalini Randeria, Professor of Anthropology and Sociology and Director of...
08 December 2017

"With Jerusalem, Trump goes pyromaniac”

The impact of Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and speed up the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv could be significant, explains Graduate Institute professor...

07 December 2017

"Une révolution de palais est possible en Turquie"

Dans une interview avec une journaliste de journal l'Echo, Jean-François Bayart, politologue français, spécialiste de politique comparée et professeur à l’Institut de hautes études internationales et de...

01 December 2017

Ph.D. contract available for ERC project

The Graduate Institute is recruiting a Ph.D. student or Research Assistant for the European Research Council (ERC) project 'Returning to a Better Place: The (Re)assessment of the ‘Good Life’ in Times of...

17 November 2017

Yvan Droz, a passion for ethics and local moralities

Dr Droz is currently working on an interdisciplinary approach to working children’s rights.