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.

10 year Anniversary of the Pierre du Bois Foundation

13 September 2018

New | Nouvelle

On September 13, 2018, the Pierre du Bois Foundation commemorated ten years of work dedicated to research on current history.

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Papiers d’actualité / Current Affairs in Perspective

German-American relations – a special relationship

New | Nouveau – No 9, December 2018

Dr Bernhard Blumenau, Lecturer in International Relations, Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews

A preparatory note introduces the paper as the first of the 10 year anniversary series.

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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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The Annual Pierre du Bois Conference 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY as if the FUTURE MATTERED:WRITING the HISTORY and the FUTURE of the ANTHROPOCENE

Event | Événement – 3-4 October 2018

The 2018 Annual Pierre du Bois Conference, organized by the Graduate Institute in partnership with the Pierre du Bois Foundation, took place at the Maison de la Paix from 3-4 October 2018. A Keynote Lecture titled Transforming the Future: Anticipation in the 21st Century was given by Riel Miller from UNESCO.

 

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