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

Book publication of Prof. Troebst: Eastern Europe and its margins

Professor Troebst just recently published a book entitled: “Between the Arctic, the Adriatic Sea and Armenia[more]

Call for Papers: Conference for Practises and processes of space-making under the global condition

The Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 1199 is calling for papers for its second annual conference “Processes of Globalization under the Global Condition”, which analyses the role of actors and their activities in[more]

Call for Applications: Coaching for PostDocs – Funding Applications and Project Proposals

The Leibniz ScienceCampus Eastern Europe – Global Area (Germany) is inviting for applications for a research/coaching period in Leipzig, Halle or Jena.[more]

Call for Papers for the ESSHC World History Network: Endings in World and Global History

The Twelfth European Social Science History Conference, organized by the International lnstitute of Social History will be taking place 4th - 7th[more]