Past News

31 January 2019

The Rise and Fall of Pan-Arabism

Pan-Arabism was essentially but a phase in the political history of the Middle East and North Africa. So argues Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou in his chapter for the Routledge “Handbook of South-South...

07 January 2019

Romanian Nation-Building and American Foreign Assistance (1917–1940)

In her recent PhD thesis, Doina Anca Cretu looks at the case of American humanitarianism and philanthropy in Romania to broadly explore the reception of international aid diffusion in Central and Eastern...

07 January 2019

Professor Susanna Hecht Awarded the David Livingstone Centenary...

Recipient of the David Livingstone Centenary Medal and Professor of International History, Susanna Hecht, pictured on far right. Susanna Hecht, Professor of International History, was awarded the David...

19 December 2018

Al Jazeera Documentary Showcases Professor Mohamedou’s Research...

On 18 December 2018, Al Jazeera International (English) premiered a new documentary on violent extremism featuring the work of Graduate Institute International History Professor and Chair of the International...

13 December 2018

Is the Transition Over?

“Transition” has become a convenient trope or “buzzword” expressing both uncertainty and hope. It means not only the passage from one place or state or set of circumstances to another but also a sense...