The Global and European Studies Institute (GESI) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy of the University of Leipzig and devoted to graduate teaching and research in the field of Globalisation and Europeanisation. It works at the cross-roads of several disciplines and aims at an analytical interpretation of the global condition in which we live. We do so by studying its emergence over and by examining the reciprocity of increasing flows of people, goods, capital and ideas transcending traditional borders of political, economic and cultural units on the one hand and to changing attempts of gaining control over these flows on the other hand. ... read more
News from the GESI
The Demokratie-Stiftung der Universität Köln is calling for applications and suggestions for this years foundation award. The award carries a value of 2500 Euros and is given for extraordinary dissertations.
Speaking on the International Union of Forestry research organizations, Dr. Lotz will speak at 9pm on 23rd May at the GWZO
Dr. Gal Kirn (Berlin) will be holding a lecture on "Notes on the formation of a political aesthetic - answers to socialist modernization in the new Yugoslav film" at 3pm on Thursday 23rd May at the GWZO
Dr. Jens Boysen from the German Historical Institute Warsaw will be holding a lecture on "GDR and Poland as 'brothers in arms' within the Warsaw Pact" at the GWZO (Specks Hof, Eingang A Reichsstraße 4-6) starting at 7.30pm
Taking place on 24th of May, 9:45 am in the Hörsaal 1, Hoher Weg 4, Halle/Saale, the Career Centre invites staff and students to the information event "Berufseinstieg International".
Call for applications for Fellowships until May 20, 2013
The latest issue of Comparativ is entitled 'Representations of Europe as a Political Resource in the Early and Late Twentieth Century'