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2015-2016: The Geneva History Seminar

This research seminar is organized by and for historians in the faculties and doctoral programs of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. It is open to all who are interested in historical questions in a global perspective. The papers that form the basis of a speaker's presentation will be available a week in advance of his or her talk and can be downloaded from any of the websites below :

Department of International History, IHEID
Département d'histoire générale, UNIGE
Institut d'histoire économique Paul Bairoch, UNIGE

-Amalia Ribi (IHEID),
-Christophe Farquet (IPB/UNIGE),
-Matthias Schulz (DHG/UNIGE)

This seminar will take place on Tuesday or Wednesday as indicated.
Please note that the locations of the talks vary.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 6:15 p.m.
Corinne Pernet (Université de Basle, Université de Genève)
International food policy, local knowledge, and development in Central America, 1950-1980: reconsidering meta-narratives of development
@ Département d'histoire générale, 5 Rue St-Ours, room SO 013

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 4:15 p.m.
Amalia Ribi (HEID)
Book launch : Humanitarian Imperialism. The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940
@ IHEID, Maison de la Paix, Eugène Rigot 2, room S3

Wednesday, 9 Dec. 2015 6.15 p.m.
Juan Flores (Institut Paul Bairoch, Université de Genève)
On the Origins and Consequences of Latin America’s First Debt Crisis
@ UNIMAIL, Bd du Pont d’Arve 40, room M 1170

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 6.15 p.m.
Pierre-Yves Donzé (Université de Kyoto)
From nation-based to global competition in the watch industry (1950-2010)
@ UNIMAIL, Bd du Pont d’Arve 40, salle à confirmer

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:15 p.m.
Geoffrey Jones (Harvard Business School)
Profits and Sustainability. The Historical Evolution of Green Entrepreneurship
@ IHEID, Maison de la Paix, Eugène Rigot 2, room S3

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:15 p.m.
Eckart Conze (Universität Marburg)
War Crimes and War Crimes Trials: New Research Perspectives
@ Département d'histoire générale, 5 Rue St-Ours, SO 019




24 sept. 2015