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

Il y a 175 ans avait lieu le « Printemps des Peuples » de 1848. Une Étape essentielle vers une redéfinition de l’Europe

New | Nouveau – No 11, January 2023

M.Olivier Meuwly, Historien, spécialiste de l’histoire des partis politiques.

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Papiers d’actualité / Current Affairs in Perspective

The Security Dimension of Switzerland’s Maritime Strategy

New | Nouveau – No 10, December 2022

Professor Basil Germond, Professor of International Security at Lancaster University

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Pierre du Bois Doctoral Workshop 2022

Histories of Capitalism in Europe and the World

Event | Événement – September 29-30, 2022

The second Annual Pierre du Bois Doctoral Workshop, organized by the Graduate Institute in partnership with the Pierre du Bois Foundation, took place on 29-30 September 2022. The workshop is titled “Histories of Capitalism in Europe and the World”, and is organized by Fernanda Conforto de Oliveira, Michele Zampa, Oluwaseun Williams, and Amal Shahid.

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The Pierre du Bois Prize 2022

Pierre du Bois Prize 2022 – ex aequo, Joel Veldkamp and Michele Sollai

The recipients of the Pierre du Bois Prize in 2022, awarded annually for the best doctoral thesis in International History and Politics defended at the Geneva Graduate Institute, are, ex aequo, Dr Michele Sollai and Dr Joel Alfred Veldkamp.

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