Welcome

Welcome to the Pierre du Bois Foundation created in 2008, in accordance with the wishes of Pierre du Bois, who outlined its objectives long ago: to promote and support research on current history and to provide students and researchers with access to relevant books, scholarly journals and other documents necessary for their research.

 

Papiers d’actualité / Current Affairs in Perspective

La crise du coronavirus et la construction européenne

New | Nouveau – No 6, May 2020

Gilles Grin, Directeur de la Fondation Jean Monnet pour l’Europe et chargé de cours à l’Université de Lausanne

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The Annual Pierre du Bois Conference 2020

Political Proteus: Nationalism’s Entangled Histories

Event | Événement – 1-2 October 2020

The 2020 Annual Pierre du Bois Conference, organized by the Graduate Institute in partnership with the Pierre du Bois Foundation and with support from the Swiss National Science Foundation, will take place at the Maison de la Paix from 1-2 October 2020. A Keynote Lecture titled, Being in Time: The Experience of Nationhood. will be given by Bernard Yack, the ‘Lerman Neubauer Professor of Democracy and Public Policy’ at Brandeis University.

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Papiers d’actualité / Current Affairs in Perspective

Comparer la grippe espagnole et le Covid-19 : analyse historique et pistes de réflexion

New | Nouveau – No 5, May 2020

Davide Rodogno, professeur d’histoire internationale, The Graduate Institute, Genève

*Red Cross team carrying stretchers in St. Louis, United States, in 1918. Photo: US Library of Congress

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Pierre du Bois Chair

Professor Michael Goebel

New | Nouvelle Position – September 2018

In September 2018 the Graduate Institute in partnership with the Pierre du Bois Foundation inaugurated a new position titled Pierre du Bois Chair Europe and the World. Professor Michael Goebel is the holder of this Chair.

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