Welcome

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

Separatism in Eastern Europe. An audio podcast with Stefan Troebst and Aleksander Osipian.

Prof. Stefan Troebst and Aleksander Osipian have given an interview on the topic "Separatism in Eastern Europe: The conflict continues." at dekoder.fm.[more]


Call for Paper: EISA 2018 conference in Prague, September 12-15, 2018.

The European Internation Studies Association organizes a conference in Prague from September 12-15, 2018, themed "A New Hope: Back to the Future of International Relations".[more]


The EEGA ScienceCampus' 2016-2017 Annual Report

The EEGA ScienceCampus recently published the first annual report in which its structure, past activities and some perspectives for the future are outlined.[more]


The new GESI Newsletter online

The new edition of the GESI Newsletter is online. You can access it via this website.[more]


Call for Applications: 2nd Annual Society of Global Scholars Conference, Santa Barbara, 2nd/3rd March 2018

The 2nd annual Society of Global Scholars Conference is taking place at the University of California in Santa Barbara on 2nd and 3rd March 2018 entitled "Alter-Globalizations: Another World is (Still) Possible" [more]


Call for Applications: Assistant Professor for International Studies, University of California

The International Studies Program at the University of California, Irvine invites applications [more]