Papiers d'actualité / Current Affairs in Perspective

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No 1, January/February

Our "Special Issue: Ebola" features two timely publications on the topic:

Ebola, a Global Health Emergency
Dr. Shaloma Gauthier, Research Associate, Pierre du Bois Foundation


Ebola: Reaction versus Resolution

Paroma R. Ghose, PhD Candidate, The Graduate Institute, Geneva


Pour les papiers de 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, et 2014 cliquez ici.

2015 Programme Activities

2015 will be a busy and eventful year. Click here to see our Programme Activities for this year.

The 2014 Annual Pierre du Bois Conference

Economic Development in the Anthropocene:

Perspectives on Asia and Africa

The conference, organised by the Graduate Institute - Professor Gareth Austin - in partnership with the Pierre du Bois Foundation, took place from 26 - 27 September 2014 at the Graduate Institute in Geneva.

The conference was a great success and witnessed very rewarding discussions.

We would like to thank everyone who participated.

Please visit our conference site, which features a summary of the proceedings, and have a look at the photo gallery!

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Prix Pierre du Bois 2014 - Nadia Sartoretti

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Le 12 septembre, le Prix Pierre du Bois 2014 a été accordé au Dr Nadia Sartoretti pour sa thèse en histoire du temps présent intitulée “Mediating Power: the Self in Chinese and Indian Popular Media.” Cette thèse a été défendue à l’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement à Genève, département histoire internationale, pendant l’année académique 2013-2014.

Pierre du Bois Visiting Professor Marcos Cueto


Peruvian historian Marcos Cueto is this year's Pierre du Bois Visiting Professor in Contemporary Latin American History at the Graduate Institute during the spring semester. He is also a principle researcher and former Director at the Institute of Peruvian Studies in Lima.  

His recent books include Cold War and Deadly Fevers: Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1955-1970, and The Value of Health: A History of the Pan American Health Organization. He is currently finishing a new book on the history of the World Health Organization in the context of the Cold-War and post-Cold War periods.

During the spring semester at the Graduate Institute, Professor Cueto teaches a seminar entitled "Global Health, Latin America and the US during the Cold-War and post-Cold War periods, 1940s-2000".

Moreover, Professor Cueto gave a public lecture entitled

Global Health and Latin America at the Turn of the 21st Century

This conference was hosted by the Graduate Institute on 10 March 2014 and was a great success. 

Professor Cueto also presents a paper titled Actors, institutions and politics in the origins of the World Health Organization at the International Workshop History, Humanities and Global Health on Wednesday 12 March and Thursday 13 March 2014.


The Pierre du Bois Foundation warmly welcomes Professor Cueto to Geneva.

New Activity Report 2011-2012


The new Activity Report 2011-2012COUV RA 2011-2012
of the Fondation is now available.

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