March 2018
Research Bulletin
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Green Industrial Policy and Trade: A Tool-Box
environment
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Public Health and the Imperial Project
health
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DSGE Models in the Conduct of Policy: Use as Intended
finance
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Torture by Private Actors
humanitarian
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The Gift as Colonial ideology?
governance
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What Holds Back African LDC Exports?
trade
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Muslim Video Compact Discs in Wartime Maluku
culture
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Militarised Masculinity and Governance in Uganda
democracy
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Land Commercialization, Gendered Agrarian Transformation, and the Right to Food
gender
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Peace and Conflict 2017
conflict
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The Right to Education Movements and Policies
development
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International Migration Law
migration
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Environment and Natural Resource
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REPORT

Green Industrial Policy and Trade: A Tool-Box

Jorge E. Viñuales (University of Cambridge and Graduate Institute) provides a policy-relevant tool-box emphasising that trade is an instrument to pursue sustainable development, and not a goal in and of itself.

Interview  ❯

PhD THESIS

Promoting Compliance in the European Union Environmental Sector

EU environmental regulations suffer from a higher rate of non-compliance than any other sector. Understanding why this is so is a crucial, though insufficiently explored, issue. Olga Kovarzina‘s thesis helps to fill this gap.

Interview ❯

BOOK CHAPTER

Environmental Humanities and Amazon Land Development Politics

Published in New Frontiers in Environmental Humanities (by Heise, Christensen and Niemann, Routledge), this chapter by Susanna Hecht explores how competing models of domestication are currently playing out in debates over indigenous “footprints” in the Amazonian basin in pre-Colombian times.

Interview ❯

ARTICLE

Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Land Conversion under Uncertain Productivity Improvements in Agriculture

Bruno Lanz, Simon Dietz and Tim Swanson (in American Journal of Agricultural Economics, aax078, Dec 2017) study how stochasticity in the evolution of agricultural productivity interacts with economic and population growth at the global level.

Read the article ❯

RESEARCH BRIEF

Taking Stock of International Law Responses to Resource Wars

Resource wars have diverse legal implications; yet international law norms have primarily developed in response to certain sets of issues that PhD Candidate Lys Kulamadayil presents in this CIES Research Brief (no. 2, Feb. 2018).

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Global Health
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BOOK REVIEW

Public Health and the Imperial Project

In Medical History (vol. 61, no. 1, 2017), Nicole Bourbonnais reviews Juanita de Barros and Sean Stilwell’s Public Health and the Imperial Project (Trenton, NJ: African World Press, 2016).

Read the review ❯

ARTICLE

The Shifting Lines of Illness and hHealth

In Medicine Anthropology Theory (vol. 4, no. 3, 2017), Aditya Bharadwaj shows how emerging biotechnological modalities that cultivate an idea of “cure as regeneration” dislocate expert knowledge, descriptions of disease, and its representation into contested new terrains.

Interview ❯

BOOK

An Anthropology of Biomedicine

In this fully revised and updated second edition (Wiley, Feb. 2018), Margaret Lock and Vinh-Kim Nguyen introduce biomedicine from an anthropological perspective, exploring the entanglement of material bodies with history, environment, culture, and politics.

Publisher's information ❯

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Finance and Development
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EDITED BOOK

DSGE Models in the Conduct of Policy: Use as Intended

Cédric Tille and Refet Gürkaynak have coedited this CEPR eBook that addresses the limitations of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models by focussing on richer versions with better established hypotheses and focus.
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REPORT

And Yet It Moves: Inflation and the Great Recession

In this 19th Geneva Report on the World Economy (October 2017) published by the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies, David Miles, Ugo Panizza, Ricardo Reis and Ángel Ubide ask whether it was good policy or good luck that prevented severe deflation and kept inflation relatively steady.

Read the report ❯

Read the authors’ related column ❯

WORKING PAPER

Structural Budget Balances in Oil-Rich Countries: The Cases of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Russia

This study (International Economics Dep. Working Paper no. HEIDWP01-2018) by Vugar Ahmadov, Ulvi Sarkarli and Ramiz Rahmanov analyses the discretionary fiscal policy of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Russia for the period 2003–2015, using the structural budget balance (SBB).

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BOOK CHAPTER

On the Roles of Different Foreign Currencies in European Bank Lending

Cédric Tille and Signe Krogstrup's contribution to International Currency Exposure (eds. Yin-Wong Cheung and Frank Westermann, MIT Press, 2017), which looks at the issues surrounding foreign currency exposure in today’s increasingly integrated world economy.

Publisher’s information ❯

CONFERENCE PAPER

Foreign Currency Bank Funding and Global Factors

This portfolio balance model suggesting that the foreign currency mismatch on financial institutions’ balance sheets determine the size and sign of these institutions’ cross border flows in response to global risk factors was presented by Cédric Tille and Signe Krogstrup at the Swiss National Bank’s Research Conference 2017.

Read the paper ❯

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Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Action
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Book chapter

Torture by Private Actors and "Gold- Plating" the Offence in National Law

The email exchange (in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William Schabas, eds. Guzman and Amann, OUP) between Andrew Clapham and Paola Gaeta offers a snapshot of an argument over whether states parties to the Torture Convention are obliged to criminalise in domestic law the crime of torture as such. 

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Governance
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ARTICLE

The Gift as Colonial Ideology?

Grégoire Mallard traces the discursive associations between Mauss’ anthropological concepts (“gift,” “exchanges of prestations” and “generosity”) and the reformist programme of French socialists who pushed for an “altruistic” colonial policy in the interwar period.

Read the article ❯

PLAIDOIRIE

Les circonstances pertinentes dans la mer des Caraïbes et la non-pertinence du traité de 1977

Plaidoirie de Marcelo Kohen dans l’affaire Délimitation maritime dans la mer des Caraïbes et l'océan Pacifique (Costa Rica c. Nicaragua), 4 juillet 2017, CIJ, CR 2017/9, original: pp. 10-32, translation: pp. 2-23.

Accès ❯

PLAIDOIRIE

Les vains efforts du Nicaragua pour faire jouer un rôle à des traités conclus par des Etats tiers

Plaidoirie de Marcelo Kohen dans l’affaire Délimitation maritime dans la mer des Caraïbes et l'océan Pacifique (Costa Rica c. Nicaragua), 10 juillet 2017, CIJ, CR 2017/13, original: pp. 63-72, translation: pp. 61-69.

Accès ❯

PLAIDOIRIE

L'affaire d'Isla Portillos dans ses contours précis

Plaidoirie de Marcelo Kohen dans l’affaire Frontière terrestre dans la partie septentrionale d'Isla Portillos (Costa Rica c. Nicaragua), 10 juillet 2017, CIJ, CR 2017/13, original: pp. 35-45, translation: pp. 31-41.

Accès ❯

Book Chapter

The Consequences and Legacies of Interwar Arms Trade Control Negotiations

A publication (in Japanese) by Keith Krause in Disarmament and Arms Control in the History of International Politics: From the Nineteenth Century to the Present (ed. Tamara Enomoto, Nippon Keizai Hyoron-sha, 2017).

CHAPITRE

Les eaux intérieures

Marcelo Kohen et Facundo Gómez Pulisich ont rédigé la Section I du Chapitre 1 “Typologie des espaces marins” de la 3e partie du Traité de droit international de la mer (dir. M. Forteau et J.-M. Thouvenin, Pedone, nov. 2017, pp. 341-355). 

Informations de l’éditeur ❯

PLAIDOIRIE

La Cour doit préciser la frontière et non rouvrir une question déjà tranchée

Plaidoirie de Marcelo Kohen dans l’affaire Frontière terrestre dans la partie septentrionale d'Isla Portillos (Costa Rica c. Nicaragua), 3 juillet 2017, CIJ, CR 2017/8, original: pp. 10-20.

Accès ❯

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Trade and Economic Integration
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POLICY BRIEF

What Holds Back African LDC Exports? Translating Global Trade Alert Data Into a Positive Trade Agenda for Africa

This policy brief is the outcome of a TradeLab Clinic Project organised at the Graduate Institute in 2017.

Document ❯

News ❯

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Culture, Identity and Religion

PAPER

Recent Suicide Attempts across Multiple Social Identities among Gay and Bisexual Men: An Intersectionality Analysis

By Visiting Professor Olena Hankivsky and others, this study draws from intersectionality to describe variations in recent suicide attempts (RSA) among gay and bisexual men (GBM) across sociodemographics.

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BOOK REVIEW

The Empty Seashell: Witchcraft and Doubt on an Indonesian Island by Nils Bubandt

By Patricia Spyer, in Anthropological Forum (vol. 27, no. 2, 2017).

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Democracy and Civil Society
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ARTICLE

Policing Men: Militarised Masculinity and Governance in Uganda

Rebecca Tapscott, research fellow at the Albert Hirschman Centre, contributes to understanding how gender is an important component of state governance strategies (in Disasters, January 2018).

Interview ❯

WORKING PAPER

Experimentalism in International Support to Rule of Law and Justice

This ODI working paper (no. 531, 2018) by Deval Desai (postdoctoral research fellow at the Democracy Centre) and Pilar Domingo explores to what extent “experimental” approaches feature in international support to rule of law and justice reform, and the risks and merits of such an approach.

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Gender
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CAHIER

Genre et économie solidaire, des croisements nécessaires

Ce nouveau numéro des Cahiers genre et développement, dirigé par Christine Verschuur, Isabelle Guérin et Isabelle Hillenkamp (L’Harmattan, 2017), cherche à répondre à la question «À quelles conditions, finalement, l’économie solidaire peut-elle être transformatrice et féministe?».

Plus d'informations ❯

REPORT

Mid-term Report for the R4D Project: Land Commercialization, Gendered Agrarian Transformation, and the Right to Food

By E. Prügl, C. Gironde, F. Reysoo, C. Golay, S. Suon and D. Tsikata (July 2017).

CHAPITRE

Devenir experte genre: trajectoires et stratégies au Tadjikistan

Contribution de Lucia Direnberger, coordinatrice de recherche au Centre genre, à La globalisation du genre: mobilisations, cadres d’action, savoirs (dir. I. Cîrstocea, D. Lacombe et E. Marteu, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2018). Ce livre interroge les modalités concrètes de la légitimation et de la circulation du concept de genre.

Informations de l'éditeur ❯

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Conflict, Dispute Settlement and Peacebuilding
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EDITED BOOK

Peace and Conflict 2017

Edited by Ravinder Bhavnani, David Backer and Paul Huth (Routledge, Nov. 2017), this publication provides cutting-edge data and analysis concerning domestic and international conflicts, other types of political violence and upheaval, and corresponding peacebuilding activities.

Publisher's information ❯

EDITED BOOK

The End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations?

Edited by Jussi Hanhimäki and colleagues, this volume (Routledge, Feb. 2018) challenges several “common wisdoms” about the end of the Cold War.

Interview ❯

ARTICLE

D’Al Qaïda à l’État islamique: acteurs non-étatiques mondialisés et évolution de la violence politique post-moderne

Cet article de Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou (in Relations internationales, no 172, 2017) considère que les analyses des nouvelles formes de violences des groupes militarisés religieux dénotent un déficit conceptuel.

Accès ❯

ARTICLE

Small Arms as a Global Public Policy Challenge: A View from a Participant-Observer

Focusing on the SAS project, this paper by Keith Krause (in The Journal of Research Institute for the History of Global Arms Transfer, no. 4, July 2017) outlines the general conditions that shape the prospects for academic research and analysis to influence global public policy.

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PHD THESIS

How Do People Rebel? Mechanisms of Insurgent Alliance Formation

Why do people rebel against the state is a common question; how they rebel, much less so. In his PhD thesis, Daniel Norfolk uses nine rural cases to provides a model of insurgent alliances, which are crucial to the survival of most rebel groups.

Interview ❯

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Development Policies and Practices
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SPECIAL ISSUE

The Right to Education Movements and Policies: Promises and Realities

The first edition of NORRAG Special Issue (NSI 01, January 2018) attempts to bridge the gap between both theory and practice, and advocacy and policy in international educational development.

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ARTICLE

Shaping the Future of Farming: The International Labour Organization and Agricultural Education 1920s to 1950s

Amalia Ribi Forclaz discusses international efforts to promote better agricultural education in the 1920s, the emergence of new organisations in the 1930s and how these efforts foreshadowed the strategies of development agencies after WWII (in Agricultural History Review, vol. 65, no 2, Dec. 2017).

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Migration and Refugees
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DICTIONARY ENTRY

International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail's contribution to the Dicionário crítico de migrações internacionais (Brasília: Editora Universidade de Brasília, dezembro 2017).

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Lectures and Seminars

 Monday 5 March
 12:15-14:00
 UNIGE, MA 4276

Empathy and Political Preferences

Dep. of Political Science/International Relations Colloquium with Peter John LoewenUniversity of Toronto.

 Monday 5 March
 12:30-13:45
 Petal 2, Room S2

Agree to Disagree: The Spillover of Trade Policy into UNGA voting

Dep. of International Economics Brown Bag Lunch With Maria Sokolova

 Tuesday 6 March
 12:30
 Auditorium A1B

Women’s Rights and Reproductive Rights: A Complicated History

Lunch Briefing with Nicole Bourbonnais
Register here ❯

 Tuesday 6 March
 14:15-16:00
 Petal 2, Room S1

Vilfredo Pareto Research Seminar

With Kenza Benhima, Université de Lausanne.

 Tuesday 6 March
 16:15 - 18:00
 Room S6

Co-operatives vs Capitalism? A Colonial Endeavour, 1900–1940

International History Doctoral Seminar with Research Fellow Nikolay Kamenov.
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 Tuesday 6 March
 18:30 - 19:30
 Room S8

Governance Entrepreneurs: International Organizations and the Rise of Global Public-Private Partnerships

Book launch event with Prof. Liliana Andonova. Register here ❯

 Mardi 6 mars
 18:30 - 20:00
 Auditorium A1B

Le prix de la mode: inégalités de genre dans l’industrie du vêtement

Table ronde organisée par le Centre genre en partenariat avec le Service Agenda 21-Ville durable de la Ville de Genève et Public Eye.
Inscription ❯

 Mardi 6 mars
 18:30 - 20:00
 Auditorium A2

Prophétisme, formation de la nation et cultures de rente en Côte d’Ivoire

Par le Dép. d'anthropologie et sociologie, avec Jean-Pierre DozonEHESS et Fondation de la Maison des sciences de l’Homme, Paris. 
Inscription ❯

 Wednesday 7 March
 12:15 - 14:00
 Auditorium A2

A Victimless Crime? A Narrative on Victims of Terrorism to Build a Case for Support

Book Launch with Laura Dolci and Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou.
Register here ❯

 Thursday 8 March

 

“Anti-Geneva”: European Inter-Imperialism, 1920–30s

International History Department Brunch with Cyrus Schayegh.

 Thursday 8 March
 12:15 - 13:30
 P1-847

Nothing Patent: Legal Activism around Intellectual Property and Biotech Seeds in Brazil and India

CIES Lunch Seminar with Karine Peschard, Graduate Institute.

 Thursday 8 March
 16:15 - 17:30

Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

CIES ECON seminar with Douglas Gollin, Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford.
More ❯

 Thursday 8 March
 18:00 - 19:30
 Auditorium Ivan Pictet

Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality

Panel discussion organised by the Gender Centre in collaboration with International Gender Champions-Geneva.
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 Monday 12 March
 12:30 - 13:30
 Petal 2, Room S2

The Transmission of Global Commodity Cycle to Domestic Investment int LAC: A Collateral Channel Perspective

Dep. of International Economics Brown Bag Lunch with Yue Zhou.

 Tuesday 13 March
 12:30 - 13:30
 Auditorium A1B

The Geopolitics of Malcolm X

International History Dep. Lunch Briefing with Moshik Temkin, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University. 
Register here ❯

 Tuesday 13 March
 14:15 - 15:30
 Petal 2, Room S4

Empowering International Organizations

International Relations/Political Science Colloquium with Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt, Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics, Technical University of Munich.

 Tuesday 13 March
 16:15 - 18:00
 Petal 2, Room S6

The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: America on Trial

International History Doctoral Seminar coorganised with ANSO, with Moshik Temkin, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University. 
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 Tuesday 13 March
 18:30 - 20:00
 Auditorium Ivan Pictet

Is the UN a Source of Progress?

Global Governance Centre Inaugural Lecture, with Michael Barnett, Professor of International Affairs and Political Science, George Washington University. Register here ❯

 Wednesday 14 March
 12:15 - 13:45
 Petal 2, Room S4

Vilfredo Pareto Research Seminar

With Vivian Yue, Emory University.

 Wednesday 14 March
 12:30-14:00
 Petal 1, Room 745

Data Management Planning

Information session organised by the Research Office and the Library, covering SNSF Open Data Policy and SNSF Data Management Plan (with concrete examples). 
Register here ❯

 Thursday 15 March
 12:30 - 13:45
 Petal 3, Room 506

Jobs That Work for Women: How Does the Rural Labour Market Shape Gender Relations?

Lunch Briefing/Gender Seminar Series, with Sabin BieriUniversité de Berne. 
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 Thursday 15 March
 12:15 - 13:30
 Petal 2, Room S7

The Nationalism of the Rich: Discourses and Strategies of Separatist Parties in Catalonia, Flanders, Northern Italy and Scotland

Book launch organised by the Dep. of International History with Research Fellow Emmanuel Dalle Mulle. More ❯

 Thursday 15 March
 12:15-13:45
 Petal 2, Room S2

Private Sustainability Standards Uptake: From Firm Characteristics Towards a Supply Chain and Trade Relations Explanation

Dep. of International Economics Brown Bag Lunch with Ellen Alexandra Holtmaat.

 Thursday 15 March
 12:15 - 14:00
 Salle du conseil, P1-850

The “Humanitarian Club” and the Crisis of Humanitarian Governance

Global Governance Colloquium with Michael N. Barnett, Professor of International Affairs and Political Science, George Washington University.

 Monday 19 March
 12:15 - 14:00
 UNIGE, MA 4276

Do Representatives Have Correct Perceptions of What the Public Want? And, Doest it Matter?

Dep. of Political Science/International Relations Colloquium with Stefaan WalgraveUniversiteit Antwerpen.

 Monday 19 March
 12:30 - 13:30
 Petal 2, Room S5

Legalization in Global Economic Governance: Why Is Money Different to Trade?

With Karen J. Alter and Stephen C. Nelson, Northwestern University. CTEI Speaker Series and Global Governance Colloquium.
Register here ❯ 

 Monday 19 March
 12:30 - 13:45
 Petal 2, Room S2

Homophobia and HIV Epidemic in China

Dep. of International Economics Brown Bag Lunch with Rong Dai.

 Tuesday 20 March
 14:15 - 15:45
 Petal 2, Room S1

Vilfredo Pareto Research Seminar

Jointly organised with GTDW, with Facundo Crespo, Nottingham.

 Mercredi 21 mars
 18:30 - 20:00
 Auditorium Ivan Pictet

Martin Luther King et Malcom X: le droit à la liberté et les mots pour le dire

Organisé par le Dép. d’histoire internationale en partenariat avec la Maison de l'histoire de l'Université de Genève - Festival Histoire et Cité, avec Pap Ndiaye, professeur d’histoire des Etats-Unis à Sciences Po Paris. Inscription ❯

Thursday 22 March
12:15 - 13:30
Petal 1, Room 847

Variety of Private Sustainability Standards: A Club Theory Approach

CIES Lunch Seminar with Ellen Holmaat, PhD candidate in IR/PS at the Graduate Institute. Register here ❯

 Thursday 22 March
 12:30 - 14:00
 Petal 1, Room 547

Data Management Planning

Information session organised by the Research Office and the Library, covering SNSF Open Data Policy and SNSF Data Management Plan (with concrete examples). Register here ❯

 Monday 26 March
 12:15 - 13:45
 Petal 2, Room S2

The Price Elasticity of African Elephant Poaching

Dep. of International Economics Special Brown Bag Lunch with Quy-Toan Do, World Bank.

 Monday 26 March
 12:15 - 14:00
 UNIGE, MA 4276

Why Does Import Competition Favor Conservatives? Localized Trade Shocks, Voting Behavior, and Scapegoating Dynamics in the U.S.

Dep. of Political Science/International Relations Colloquium with Federico FerraraUniversité de Genève.

 Tuesday 27 March
 12:15 - 13:30
 Room S5

Private Sustainability Standards Uptake: From Firm Characteristics Towards a Supply Chain and Trade Relations Explanation

International Relations/Political Science Colloquium with Ellen Holtmaat, PhD Candidate in IR/PS at the Graduate Institute.

 Tuesday 27 March
 14:15 - 16:00
 Petal 2, Room S1

Vilfredo Pareto Research Seminar

With Fabian Waldinger, LSE.

 Tuesday 27 March
 16:15 - 18:00
 Petal 2, Room S6

Laboratory of Socialist Development: Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan

International History Dep. event with Artemy Kalinovsky, Assistant Professor of Eastern European Studies, University of Amsterdam. More ❯

 Monday 9 April
 9:00 - 18:00
 Petal 2, Room S6

 

Is Stabilisation a Panacea for Violent Conflicts? Explorations of the Cases of Programmes for Forced Displacement, Train and Equip, and Humanitarian and Development Aid

Global Migration Centre and Bonn International Center for Conventions workshop with high-level experts. This event ids not open to the public.

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31 March
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Grants

Gendered Globalization of the Legal Professions: Comparing the Early-Stage Careers of Lawyers in Switzerland, France, Germany and the U.S.

This SNSF-funded project jointly led by Eléonore Lépinard, Grégoire Mallard and Nicky Lefeuvre has been granted CHF 104,000 for a one-year extension (May 2018–May 2019).

History of GPS and Its Origins within the US Air Force in the Mid–Cold War Years

Andrea Chiampan (PhD 2017) has been awarded a postdoctoral mobility fellowship by the SNSF. He will pursue his new research project in the War Studies Department at King’s College London, and from September 2018 in the Science, Technology, Society Programme at MIT, Cambridge, MA.

Yi Huang awarded a BIS Research Fellowship in 2018

Yi Huang, Assistant Professor of Economics, Pictet Chair in Finance and Development, will be able to carry out economic research on policy-related issues of relevance to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). 
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Visitors

15 January–30 June 2018

Coming from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Australia, Annie Sparrow is hosted at the GHC and works on “Syrian Conflict and Antimicrobial Resistance” with Vihn Kim Nguyen.

15 February 2018–15 February 2019

Coming from the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Canada, Robert McDougall is hosted at the CTEI and works as senior fellow on “Dispute Settlement Innovation” with Joost Pauwelyn.

15 February–31 August 2018

Anna Mkhoyan is hosted at the Dep. of International History and works as independent scholar on “Russia's Cultural Influence on the Former Soviet States: The Case of Russian Ballet” with Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou.

19 February–14 September 2018

The Global Migration Centre is pleased to welcome Dr. Ibrahim Awad, Director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo, as visiting fellow. More information ❯

15 March 2018–15 March 2019

Coming from IRS-UNIGE, Fiorenza Gamba is hosted at the Dep. of Anthropology and Sociology and works on “Memories in the Cities: Analysis of Rituals Practices of Belonging in the Urban Space at the Age of Mobility” with Alessandro Monsutti.

1 April–31 July 2018

Coming from the OHCHR, Thierry del Prado will be hosted at the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy and will work with Shalini Randeria.

Fall semester of 2018

Rafael Sanchez has been awarded a position as a Visiting Research Fellow at Princeton University's Programme in Latin American Studies (PLAS).

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