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International Geneva Award

The International Geneva Award that prizes three peer reviewed articles in international studies is currently open for submissions. The International Geneva Award has been established to encourage outstanding research scientist to produce publications that are particularly relevant for international organisations. Submitted papers will be assessed by the International Geneva Committee, composed of representatives of international organisations. The three awarded publications will be prized up to CHF 5'000 each. Entrants must be professors or researchers at a post-doctoral level working in a Swiss university at the time of the paper's publication.

Submission deadline: 21 September 2017

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Call for Projects 2017
After thorough examination and deliberation, the Scientific Committee of the SNIS has selected eight projects out of nineteen pre-proposals that were competing in the second evaluation round. These research projects will benefit of a financial support of about CHF 200’000 disbursed over a two-year period:
Lead: Marlyne Sahakian (University of Geneva)
Lead: Vally Koubi (Center for Comparative and International Studies, ETHZ)
Lead: Aditya Bharadwaj (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva)
Lead: Chahan Yeretzian (Zurich University of Applied Sciences – ZHAW)
Lead: Jean-Michel Bonvin (University of Geneva)
Lead: Liliana Andonova (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)
Lead: Carolin Fischer (University of Neuchâtel)
Lead: Marco Giugni (University of Geneva)
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The SNIS Award 2017 for the best PhD thesis in international studies, prized at CHF 10'000, has been awarded ex aequo to

Dr Julien Debonneville (University of Geneva), for his thesis entitled "Les écoles de la servitude aux Philippines: des carrières migratoires de travailleuses domestiques aux processus d'altérisation. Pour une approche socio-anthropologique des études postcoloniales", and to

Dr Roxana Radu (The Graduate Institute), for her thesis entitled "Global Rules for Emerging Issue Domains: Negotiating the Governance of the Internet"

The Jury has highlighted the remarkable interdisciplinary quality of both award winning theses that were selected out of twenty-six submissions.

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