The Annual Pierre du Bois Conference 2022

Modern transimperial and interimperial histories : forms, questions, prospects

12-14 May 2022

The Annual Pierre du Bois Conference, organized by the Graduate Institute in partnership with the Pierre du Bois Foundation, took place at Maison de la Paix in Geneva from 12-14 May 2022. Professor Cyrus Schayegh organized the conference.

Louise Young, the ‘Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’ gave the Keynote Lecture titled, Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Changing Sightlines on the Japanese Empire.

Please use the following links to view the program and view the biographies of the participants.

The conference was a great success, and we thank all those who participated!

The background note follows and more will follow soon.