Unité d'histoire contemporaine

The Geneva Global History Seminar - 2022-2023

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 the website below :

Organisation/contact :

Department of International History, IHEID
Cyrus Schayegh 

Département d'histoire générale, UNIGE
Alexander Keese (Autumn)
Sandrine Kott (Spring)

Institut d'histoire économique Paul Bairoch, UNIGE
Pilar Nogues-Marco


24 Nov.

Cátia Antunes (Leiden University)
Exploring the Empire of Others
@ IHEPB, UNIMAIL, Bd du Pont d’Arve 40, room M5020


1st Déc.

Alanna O’Malley (Leiden University)
The Invisible History of Self-Determination and its Contestation among Global South actors at the United Nations, 1960-1974
@Département d’histoire générale, Uni Philosophes, Bd des Philosophes 22, Room 211



2 March

Sabine Pitteloud (Université de Genève)
Book Launch : Les multinationales suisses dans l’arène politique (1942-1993)
@ IHEPB, UNIMAIL, Bd du Pont d’Arve 40, room M3220



23 March

Davide Rodogno (IHEID)
Book Launch : Night on Earth: A History of International Humanitarianism in the Near East, 1918-1930
@IHEID bâtiment principal (pétale 2), rue Eugène Rigot 2, Genève, Salle S5


20 April

Ludovic Tournes (Université de Genève)
Book Launch :  Américanisation. Une histoire mondiale XVIIIe-XXIe siècles.
@Département d’histoire générale, Rue Saint-Ours 5, Salle SO 013



11 May

Jussi Hanhimaki(IHEID)
Book Launch: Pax Transatlantica and the Ukraine War
@IHEID bâtiment principal (pétale 2), rue Eugène Rigot 2, Salle S5


2 septembre 2022
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