Visiting Professors

Dr. Delia Ungureanu is Assistant Director of Harvard’s Institute for World Literature and  assistant professor of literary theory in the Department of Literary Studies at the University of Bucharest. She is the author of From Paris to Tlön:...

Tuesday 16 January 2018, Thursday 18 January 2018, Tuesday 23 January 2018, Thursday 01 February 2018

Maîtresse de conférences, auteure d’un livre important intitulé Tax and Spend. The Welfare State, Tax Politics, and the Limits of American Liberalism (2013), Molly Michelmore travaille sur l’histoire de la fiscalité et l’histoire des inégalités aux...

Monday 11 December 2017, Wednesday 13 December 2017, Thursday 14 December 2017, Wednesday 20 December 2017

Nevra Necipoglu (Ph.D. Harvard University, 1990) is Professor of History at Bogazici University in Istanbul and the founding director of the Bogazici University Byzantine Studies Research Center, established in 2015. Her areas of research include...

Monday 08 January 2018, Monday 15 January 2018, Monday 22 January 2018, Monday 29 January 2018

A specialist of the history of the relations between Iceland and the Soviet Union and a former journalist, Jón Ólafsson studied political philosophy at the University of Columbia, where he defended his doctoral thesis on John Dewey in 1999. He was...

Thursday 20 April 2017, Tuesday 25 April 2017, Wednesday 26 April 2017, Thursday 09 November 2017

Jon Fraenkel is a Professor in Comparative Politics in the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington. He formerly worked at the Australian National University (2007-12) and the...

Friday 17 November 2017, Tuesday 21 November 2017, Wednesday 22 November 2017

Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo Conferences New Forms of Dalit Cultural Assertion: rejecting buffalo sacrifice in South IndiaDans le cadre de l'atelier thématique du CEIAS Régionalisme et...

Friday 10 November 2017, Tuesday 14 November 2017, Friday 17 November 2017, Monday 20 November 2017

Francesco Antonelli is Research Fellow in Sociology at Università degli Studi "Roma Tre", Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche. He is the secretary of the Gender Studies Scientific Board at Italian Sociological Association. He is Work Package Leader...

Wednesday 15 November 2017, Thursday 16 November 2017, Friday 17 November 2017

Drazen Prelec holds appointments in the Department of Economics and in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. His research deals with the psychology and neuroscience of decision-making, including behavioral economics and neuroeconomics,...

Thursday 05 October 2017, Friday 06 October 2017, Monday 23 October 2017, Monday 30 October 2017

Burt Hopkins’s (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage) main research interest is the philosophical foundation of the transformation of knowledge that began in the 16th century with the philosophical advent of...

Tuesday 23 May 2017, Tuesday 30 May 2017, Tuesday 06 June 2017, Tuesday 13 June 2017

Robert Rozehnal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religion Studies and the founding Director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies at Lehigh University. He holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from Duke University, and a M.A. in South...

Friday 02 June 2017, Wednesday 07 June 2017, Thursday 08 June 2017, Wednesday 14 June 2017

Robin Jeshion (University of Southern California, Directeur d’études invitée à l’EHESS). Conferences  Katherine and the Katherine: On the Syntax of Names and Count NounsMercredi 14 juin de 15h30 à 17h30- Institut Jean Nicod - Ecole...

Wednesday 14 June 2017, Friday 16 June 2017, Wednesday 28 June 2017, Friday 30 June 2017

Professor Borut Telban (Ph.D. 1994, The Australian National University) is Research Advisor at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. His ethnographic research among the Karawari-speaking people of East Sepik Province,...

Friday 09 June 2017, Friday 23 June 2017

Hyaeweol Choi is Professor of Korean Studies at Australian National University. She is the author of Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways (University of California Press, 2009), New Women in Colonial Korea (Routledge, 2013),...

Friday 10 March 2017, Wednesday 22 March 2017, Friday 24 March 2017, Friday 24 March 2017

Helmut Reimitz studies the history of the early Middle Ages, a formative period for the history of the Christian West after the end of the Western Roman empire.  Between the fifth century and the end of the tenth century, the former...

Thursday 20 April 2017, Wednesday 10 May 2017, Friday 12 May 2017

Zeynep Gönen is an independent scholar based in Izmir, Turkey. Her research focuses on the penal/security state, processes of criminalization, and different dimensions of the practices of security in contemporary societies, particularly Turkey. Her...

Monday 24 April 2017, Wednesday 03 May 2017, Thursday 04 May 2017, Wednesday 10 May 2017

Frederick Neuhouser, who is professor of philosophy at Barnard College-Columbia University, specializes in German Idealism and social and political philosophy. He has written four books: Rousseau's Critique of Inequality (2014), Rousseau's Theodicy...

Thursday 27 April 2017, Tuesday 09 May 2017, Thursday 11 May 2017, Wednesday 24 May 2017

Rebecca Goetz received her PhD in 2006 from Harvard University. Historian of early North America, she specializes in the history of race and slavery. She also has broad interests in the history of the Atlantic World and in comparative colonialisms...

Tuesday 25 April 2017, Tuesday 02 May 2017, Friday 05 May 2017

John Barker (PhD, British Columbia, 1985) is a socio-cultural anthropologist whose main research concerns the religious change among Indigenous peoples in colonial and post-colonial Oceania and British Columbia and the history of anthropological...

Friday 28 April 2017, Friday 05 May 2017

Hwansoo Kim is an Associate Professor of Korean Buddhism and Culture in the Department of Religious Studies with a joint appointment of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Department at Duke University. He received his Ph.D. in the colonial history...

Friday 05 May 2017, Thursday 11 May 2017, Friday 12 May 2017, Friday 19 May 2017

Tyler Jo Smith (Oxford, D.Phil, 1997) is Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology, and Director of the Interdisciplinary Archaeology Program at the University of Virginia. Her primary areas of research include Greek vase-painting and...

Thursday 11 May 2017, Thursday 18 May 2017, Wednesday 31 May 2017, Thursday 01 June 2017

 Conferences Race and Physical Anthropology in East-Central Europe, 1900-1945 Dans le séminaire de Nathalie Clayer et Fabio Giomi, Pour une histoire des mouvements sociaux dans le Sud-Est européen aux XIXe et XXe siècles....

Monday 11 April 2016, Wednesday 13 April 2016, Thursday 19 May 2016, Friday 27 May 2016

Ph.D. at Leiden University (1984) ; assistant and associate professor at Catholic University Nijmegen (1977-1997) ; professor at University of Amsterdam (1993-1997) ; senior researcher (1990-1999) and general director (2008-2012) at...

Monday 15 May 2017, Monday 22 May 2017, Tuesday 23 May 2017, Wednesday 31 May 2017

Francesco Gérali is a research professional specialized in the history of the early oil industry. He earned his Ph.D. in the history of science in 2009, and since then he worked as research fellow in academic libraries and special research...

Monday 14 November 2016, Monday 14 November 2016, Friday 25 November 2016, Friday 25 November 2016

Cyrus Schayegh, Associate Professor at Princeton, will join the Graduate Institute, Geneva, this fall. He has inter alia authored The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World (Harvard UP, fall 2017). His current projects include “Globalization...

Thursday 18 May 2017, Tuesday 30 May 2017, Wednesday 31 May 2017, Thursday 01 June 2017