Archived News from the GESI

Conference Dedicated to Karl Lamprecht: Transformations in Humanism and Historicism from 27 Feb to 1 March

Hosted at Landesschule Pforta, Schulpforte, from 27 Feb to 1 March, a wide range of talks are scheduled to explore the influence of historian Karl Lamprecht [more]


Three months Fellowship at the University of Basel

Call for applications for Fellowships until May 20, 2013[more]


Public Lecture on Music in Rural China

Confucius Institute Leipzig, April 11, 2013, 6.30 pm[more]


GESI Colloquium lecture by Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Sahr

“Religious thinking and social research. A paradigmatic divide and its dialogical function.”[more]


Call for Applications: PhD School on Globalization, the European Union and Multilateralism

The Erasmus Mundus PhD School on Globalization, the European Union and Multilateralism (GEM PhD School), anchored at the Université Libre in Brussels, is an international joint doctoral programme involving nine international higher education institutions.[more]


Lecture by Odile Goerg (Université Paris VII): "Going to the Movies in Colonial Africa"

Prof. Odile Goerg of Université Paris-Diderot is going to present her research in a talk entitled "Going to the Movies in Colonial Africa"[more]


African Studies Colloquium, November and December 2012

The Institute for African Studies at the University of Leipzig invites staff, students, and other interested persons to attend its Colloquium in November and December, 2012.[more]


Call for Applications Erasmus Mundus Master in Global Studies: December 1st, 2012

The EU offers each year a limited number of so called Erasmus Mundus scholarships to highly qualified students from all over the world of the Master "Global Studies - A European Perspective".[more]


Scholars discuss African developments in Maputo

Scholars of the DFG Priority Programme (SPP 1448) "Adaptation and Creativity in Africa" will discuss the first results of their research at a conference in Maputo, Mozambique, from 1-6 October 2012. The Priority Programme is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), and has been jointly coordinated by the Universities of Leipzig and Halle-Wittenberg since 2011. [more]


04/09/2012 - Reflexive Area Studies Workshop

Workshop III: Space and Area Studies in a Post-Territorial Age?[more]


Encyclopaedia of Islam now accessible inside the University network

The University of Leipzig has acquired use of the EoI for all with access to its library network.[more]


Call for Application: Student Assistants for the Research Program "Critical Junctures of Globalization"

Application deadline is August 19, 2012. For more information please see the attached document as well as a brief summary.[more]


Book Launch: Adamantios Skordos on Greece’s Macedonian Question

The GWZO cordially invites everyone interested to the launch of Adamantios Skordos’s "Griechenlands Makedonische Frage. Bürgerkrieg und Geschichtspolitik im Südosten Europas, 1945–1992" on June 19, 2012 at 7:15 pm at the GWZO, Speck's Hof, Reichsstraße 4-6, third floor.[more]


CAS Public Colloquium: Prasannan Parthasarathi - Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence 1600–1850

Around the beginning of the 16th century, the economic, political and cultural centre of the world started to move from the East to the West, from Asia to Europe. [more]


Global Labour History in Perspective: Shipbuilding Industry and Globalization since 1950

By examining shipbuilding since 1950, the global importance of the industry in transportation, global trade, commodity chains, steel production, and military defence can be highlighted.[more]


Guest Lecture: "'Figures of Invention': The Patent History of Image Transmission"

The GESI warmly invites participation in the lecture on June 18, 2012, 6:00-7:30 pm at Schillerstraße 6, Room S 102, Leipzig.[more]


Guest Lecture: The Ethnography of the Unknowable: Public Opinion and the Pursuit of Cultural Justice

The GESI kindly invites participation in a guest lecture hosted by the Leibnitz Institüt on June 28, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Institüt für Geographie, Hörsaal, Talstraße 35.[more]


Guest Lecture: Urban Regimes and ‘Gray Spacing’: Between Privatizing Democracy and ‘Creeping Apartheid’

The GESI would like to kindly extend the invitation of the Leibnitz Institute for a guest lecture by Oren Yiftachel on June 21, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Intitüt für Geographie, Hörsaal on Talstraße 35.[more]


Guest Lecture: Working in Ottoman Cities in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Did artisanal production survive? Did religion matter?

The GESI would like to warmly extend the invitation of the GWZO for a guest lecture by: Erdem Kabadayi of Istanbul Bilgi University on June 14, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 pm.[more]


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