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
Workshop on "Framing Variance – Local responses to problematized gender identities" on 29./30.04.2016 in Leipzig. Organised by the DFG Priority Programme 1448 “Adaptation and Creativity in Africa” in cooperation with the Centre for Area Studies and the Department of Visual Arts at Stellenbosch University
The European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) has published its preliminary programme for its 11th conference.
Ulf Engel (Director of Global Studies Programme at Leipzig University), Frank Hadler (Project coordinator GWZO at Leipzig University) and Matthias Middell (Director of the Global and European Studies Institute at Leipzig University) edited a book entitled: “1989 in a Global Perspective”.
The International Journal of Humanities and Social Science is inviting papers for Vol. 5 No. 10 which is scheduled to be published on October 31, 2015.
The Working Paper Nr. 15 of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, "Model Transfer in the Making: Changing Development Strategies of, and Expectations towards, the State in Ethiopia and Ghana" by Felix Müller, has been published on the programme's website.
Discussions by Professor of East European Cultural Studies on the current crisis of the Federal Foundation “Flight, Expulsion, Reconciliation”
Stefan Troebst, Professor of East European Cultural Studies at the GESI in Leipzig, recently had a talk on the German radio station “Deutschlandfunk” and wrote an article for the German national daily newspaper “Die Welt” on the current crisis of the Federal Foundation “Flight, Expulsion, Reconciliation”.
Comparativ Journal on “Carnegie Report on the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars 1912/13” published
In cooperation with Dietmar Müller (Leipzig Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe, Leipzig University), Stefan Troebst (Professor of East European Cultural Studies at the GESI) edited the latest issue of the journal Comparativ.