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 workshop is entitled "Heroes between Moscow and Medina", focusing on the 'official' history and historical culture in the south periphery of the Soviet Union. It will be hosted at the CAS and in German
Prof. Stefan Troebst has co-edited two new publications released this month, both books are on his specialist area of East-Central European 20th century history
The post is within the study project “Global Repositioning – The Importance to Greece of the Transatlantic Relations of Africa, Middle East, Russia and Asia”, with the job beginning 1 April, 2014
The editors Étienne François, Kornelia Konczal, Robert Traba and Stefan Troebst present a new book entitled “Geschichtspolitik in Europa seit 1989. Deutschland, Frankreich und Polen im internationalen Vergleich“.
A new book is released under the title 'Vergessene Vielfalt. Territorialität und Internationalisierung in Ostmitteleuropa seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts' edited by Steffi Marung and Katja Naumann