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.

The Pierre du Bois Prize 2016

Award | Prix – 16 September 2016


The Annual Pierre du Bois Prize was awarded to Dr. Emmanuel Dalle Mulle on the 16 of September 2016 for his thesis entitled, "The Nationalism of the Rich: Discourses and Strategies of Separatist Parties in Catalonia, Flanders, Scotland and Padania." The thesis was defended at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, in 2016. 

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The Annual Pierre du Bois Conference 2016

Histories of the Unspoken: Truth, Silence and Violence in Emerging States

Event | Événement – 29-30 September 2016


The 2016 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 29-30 September 2016. The conference had at its centre the silence around political violence and the creation and dissolution of states. It was a huge success!

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