Let’s chat with a recent graduate from our Institute, John!

This podcast is a short and fun conversation with a recent graduate of MIH (Masters in International History student) on life before, during and after the Graduate Institute. It features questions on what John’s first impression of Geneva was, what his advice would be to students coming in this year and some light trivia questions to reflect on his graduate student experience. Hop on to this easy and light conversation and take away one student’s perspective on a few aspects of student life at the Graduate Institute!

Guest: Phasawit Jutatungcharoen (also called John/Jun)
Host: Samhita Bharadwaj

More about John: John completed his quarantine in Thailand and has documented his journey and experience on his youtube channel.

Music: Beanbag Fight by Scanglobe from the Free Music Archive (CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Anti-racism and the Library

The death of George Floyd has led to a worldwide mobilisation against racism. The the initiative Black Conversations and the GISA Graduate Institute Student Association board have compiled an anti-racist reading list, including some resources available in the Graduate Institute library and other libraries in Geneva. Our colleague Catherine Brendow, subject librarian for political science, explains how to access them.

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The Geneva Challenge Begins!

The Geneva Challenge is an international contest for graduate students to develop analysis-based proposals on advancing human development in a relevant topic of global concern.

Tune in to learn more about this year’s theme, submission requirements and the evaluation criteria of the proposals! For any further queries, reach out to geneva.challenge@graduateinstitute.ch

Hosts: Michelle Olguin Fluckiger & Samhita Bharadwaj

Guest: Gayathri Nagasubramaniam, project coordinator

Music: Clouds by Unwritten stories (CC By-SA 3.0)

Limited reopening of the Library on June 8

The Library reading room will reopen on Monday, 8 June. Access remains restricted to Graduate Institute staff and students only. Opening times are Monday-Friday, 09:00-20:00, until the end of the semester.

Social distancing measures are still applicable: the group study bubbles will remain closed, as well as the Davis lounge and the computer lab. The number of admissions in the reading room will be limited.

External users who need to return books may call through the interphone on the door of Petal 1 from 09:00 to 16:00. They will not be able to borrow new titles or access the reading room.

For more information, please check our website: https://graduateinstitute.ch/library