Research

The History Department of the Graduate Institute researches the contemporary world through its layered histories and from a multiplicity of perspectives.

 

Projects
 
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Birth Control in the Decolonizing Caribbean: Reproductive Politics and Practice on Four Islands, 1930-1970

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The Gospel of Birth Control: Prophets, Patients, and the Transnational Family Planning Movement

 


Dossiers. Global Challenges
 
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A Sea at the Heart of Chinese National Interest Nicola Casarini

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China and the United States: The Evolution of a Relationship

 


Books / Book Chapters
 
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The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities
Ursula K. Heise, Jon Christensen and Michelle Niemann (eds).  Routledge. January 2017
Susanna Hecht. Domestication, Domesticated Landscapes, and Tropical Natures

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State and Society in Iraq: Citizenship under Occupation, Dictatorship and Democratization
Benjamin Isakhan, Shamiran Mako, Fady Dawood (eds). I.B. Tauris, 2017

Jordi Tejel Gorgas, "Dangerous Liaisons": Abd al-Karim Qasim and the Student Movements of the First Iraqi Republic, 1958-63

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Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science
Marc Flandreau. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. September 2016.

BOOK_Bourbonnais_Birth Control Decolonizing Caribbean_125.jpg   Birth Control in the Decolonizing Caribbean: Reproductive Politics and Practice on Four Islands, 1930–1970 Décadence, empire et guerre: le militarisme moralisateur des néoconservateurs américains
Nicole C. Bourbonnais, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. November 2016.
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  Décadence, empire et guerre: le militarisme moralisateur des néoconservateurs américains
Manuel Dorion-Soulié. Athena. March 2017.

 
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Central Banks at a Crossroads: What Can We Learn from History?
Marc Flandreau, Michael D. Bordo, Øyvind Eitrheim and Jan F. Qvigstad (eds.). New York: Cambridge University Press. July 2016.

Ould Mohamedou_Reviving transitology 125.jpg   Democratization in the 21st Century: Reviving Transitology
Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou and Timothy D. Sisk (eds). London: Routledge. January 2017.
  • Reviving Transitology: Democratisation Then and Now
  • The Transition in East-Central Europe
Liebich_From Communism to Anti-communism_125.jpg   From Communism to Anti-communism: Photographs from the Boris Souvarine Collection at the Graduate Institute, Geneva
Andre Liebich and Svetlana Yakimovich (eds.). Graduate Institute eBook 6. Geneva: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. December 2016.
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Djalilia_histoire_iran_nouvelle édition_125.jpg   Histoire de l’Iran contemporain
Mohammad-Reza Djalili et Thierry Kellner. Nouvelle édition. Paris: La Découverte. Mars 2017.
djalili_iran_histoire_125px.jpg   L’Iran en 100 questions
Mohammad-Reza Djalili et Thierry Kellner, Paris: Éditions Tallandier. Mars 2016.
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Rodogno_Leage of Nations' Work 125.jpg   The League of Nations’ Work on Social Issues: Visions, Endeavours and Experiments
Davide Rodogno, Magaly Rodríguez García and Liat Kozma. United Nations Publications. May 2016.