Amalia Ribi Forclaz
Assistant Professor, International History
Position(s) at the Institute
- Assistant Professor, International History
After having gained a DPhil in Modern History from Lincoln College, Oxford, Amalia Ribi Forclaz joined the Graduate Institute as Ambizione Research Fellow for three years, before becoming Assistant Professor. Her areas of expertise include 19th and 20th century internationalism, global history of agriculture and rural development, and the history of slavery and its abolition. Amalia Ribi Forclaz’s most recent work, entitled Humanitarian Imperialism. The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940, has been published by Oxford University Press.
Areas of Expertise
English, French, German, Italian
Humanitarian Imperialism. The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940, Oxford Historical Monographs, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2015.
International Organizations and the Conceptualization of Rural Development, 1920-1970 [In Preparation].
‘Experts, Peasants, and the Quest for Global Data: Leon Estabrook and the First World Agricultural Census of 1930, Journal of Global History, [Under review].
With Cornelia Knab (eds.) ‘Introduction: Transnational Networks in Agriculture, Food, and Health’, Special Issue of the Journal of Contemporary European History, 20,3 (2011), 247-277.
‘A New Target for International Social Reform: The International Labour Organisation and Working and Living Conditions in Agriculture in the Interwar Years’, Journal of Contemporary European History 20,3 (2011), 307-329.
‘‘‘The Breath of New Life”? British Anti-Slavery Activism and the League of Nations’, in D. Laqua (ed.), Internationalism Reconfigured: Transnational Ideas and Movements between the World Wars (London, 2011).
- SNSF Junior research scholarship, 2004
- Berrow Foundation Scholarship, Lincoln College Oxford, 2004-2008
- Membro Scientifico, Istituto Svizzero, Rome, 2005-2006
- Beit Scholarship in Imperial and Commonwealth History, Oxford 2009
- Research Fellowship of the Economic and Social Research Council, UK, 2009-2010
- Oslo International History Network, 2009-2012