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 Institute of Communication and Media Studies of Leipzig University is inviting to a guest lecture about the latest political situation in Hong Kong
The UCSB researchers Eve Darian-Smith and Phil McCarty have just published an article on transdisciplinarity in an open access journal
The Twelfth European Social Science History Conference, organized by the International lnstitute of Social History will be taking place 4th - 7th
The Universities of Leipzig, Halle-Wittenberg, Jena and Erfurt are establishing a collective research forum for Social Sciences and Humanities starting 1st December 2016 entitled ‘Forum for the Study of the Global Condition’
The Academy of Fine Arts (HGB) Leipzig is organising an event series about transcultural aesthetic education, including different talks and
The ScienceCampus “Eastern Europe – Global Area” (EEGA) is celebrating its official opening on the 26th January 2017, 4.30 – 9.30 pm at the Saxon
The Collaborative Research Center 1199 has published the programme for its colloquium this winter term
The GWZO has released its programme for the Wednesday’s lecture in the current winter semester 2016/17.
The MDR interviewed Professor Troebst on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy on September 15th about the current political situation in Central and Eastern Europe.
An interview with Prof. Dr. Hartmut Elsenhans on a European Union of the Nations and Regions and a potential Brexit is now available on youtube.