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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

Invitation to film night "Stories from the peripheries" on June 22nd at naTo Leipzig

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography is inviting to the film night „Stories from the peripheries“ which will take place in the frame of the „Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften“ (Long Night of Sciences) in Leipzig.[more]


History festival "War or Peace. Crossroads of History 1918 | 2018" in October 2018 in Berlin

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) is inviting participation in the history festival "War or Peace. Crossroads of History 1918 | 2018" which will take place in Berlin from October 17th - 21st, 2018. This event will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and links numerous workshops to a varied cultural program.[more]


Symposium "Planetary Utopias - Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonal World" on June 23rd - 24th, 2018, in Berlin

The Akademie der Künste in Berlin invites to a two-day symposium on the topic of "Planetary Utopias - Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonal World". The symposium will take place on June 23 - 24 and the venue will be Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz and Hanseatenweg in Berlin.[more]


Conference "Globalized Peripheries: New Approaches to the Atlantic World 1680-1850" July 5th-7th, 2018 in Frankfurt /Oder

To mark the end of an research period on the topic "Globalized Peripheries: New Approach to the Atlantic World 1680-1850", the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder) organizes a conference to bring together the results. The conference will take place on July 5th-7th on the German-Polish border in Frankfurt/Oder.[more]


Long night of scienes in Leipzig on June 22nd, 2018

The long night of sciences is an event in Leipzig where museums, universities, libraries and other public institutions open their doors until midnight. Visitors have the opportunitiy to see their exhibitions as well as take part in workshops and lectures. This year's event will take place on June 22nd.[more]


One-day workshop "Writing-Sweatshop": Work against your writer's block on July 11th, 2018 in Leipzig

For the second time, EEGA is organizing a one-day workshop "Writing-Sweatshop" where you can focus on structured and effective writing. The participants will work on only one text during the whole day: a book chapter, a thesis chapter, a proposal, a journal article, a lecture, an application. The participants will start with a white sheet of paper and will leave the workshop with a satisfying...[more]


Call for Paper: #IntCommNet2018 in Wroclaw on October 11th and 12th, 2018

The Section of International Communication at the Institute of International Studies (University of Wroclaw), in partnership with the Polish Communication Association and the Polish Association for International Studies would like to invite to the first international conference.[more]


Open lectures at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture during the Summer Semester 2018

The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture offers a series of open lectures (research colloquium) during the summer semester. Those talks will take place on every second Wednesday, starting May 3rd, as a part of the course offerings at Leipzig University. [more]


Call for Application: "Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus EEGA Summer School with Journalists" September 24th - 27th, 2018, in Leipzig

The Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus EEGA organizes a summer school on media and journalism in Eastern Europe and Germany with media representatives in Leipzig from Sep. 24th - 27th, 2018. [more]