Archived News from the GESI

Open lecture on the topic of "Veiled Voyagers: Muslim Women - Travellers from Asia and the Middle East" on Monday, June 18th, at SFB 1199

The Global and European Studies Institute invites to an open lecture titled "What cannot be cured must be endured: Women's global mobility and travel writing in Bombay's Tyabji clan, c. 1894 - 1947." This lecture is part of a more extensive project titled "Veiled Voyagers: Muslim Women - Travellers from Asia and the Middle East". Key speaker will be Dr. Siobhan Lambert-Hurley from the...[more]


Open lecture "The life of a salesman: Local markets, consumers and competition in rural China in the 1920ies" on Monday, June 18th, at Konfuzius Institute Leipzig

The Konfuzius Institute Leipzig invites to an open lecture, which is part of their lecture series on the topic of "China - Culture and Society in the past and the present". The talk "The life of a salesman: Local markets, consumers and competition in rural China in the 1920ies" will take place on Monday, June 18th, at 6 p.m. at the Konfuzius Institute (Otto-Schill-Str. 1). [more]


"Man-made migration" - An article by Stefan Troebst in the FAZ

Stefan Troebst, professor of East European Cultural Studies and deputy director of the GWZO, has written an article on migration in the past and the present, titled "Man-made migration". [more]


Call for Contribution: The Yale Review of International Studies is open to submissions from undergraduate students until June 19th, 2018

The Yale Review of International Studies has opened its submission period for its "Global Issue", for which only undergraduate students at universities outside of the US are eligible. Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to see their work published in a selective academic journal on international affairs. [more]


Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst has been appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Advanced Study (CAS) in Sofija

Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst has been appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Advanced Study (CAS) in Sofija, Bulgaria.[more]


Workshop on "Mobility, migration and the remaking of East European identities in a post-Brexit Europe" on June 26th - 27th, 2018, at Pöge-Haus e.V. in Leipzig

A workshop on the topic of mobility, migration and the remaking of Easr European identities in a post-Brexit Europe is being organized by Kathrin Hörschelmann & Yuliana Lazova (Leibniz-Institute for Regional Geography Leipzig, IfL, Germany) together with Katherine Botterill (Edinburgh Napier University, UK) and Kathy Burrell (University of Liverpool, UK).[more]


Postdoc Coaching Day on June 21st, 2018, at the SFB 1199

The EEGA ScienceCampus organizes a coaching day with Prof. Sebastian Lentz and Dr. Christian Schaich on June 21st, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. During the sessions, the speakers will talk about review criteria, cooperation with partners in Eastern Europe and applications to German funding institutions.[more]


Call for Application: Internship with Ramboll Management Consulting (European Policy - Sustainability) starting September 2018

Ramboll Management Consulting is one of the leading consultancies in Northern Europe. Their European policy department works mainly with the European Institutions and bodies by providing consultancy in public policy and management. During the internship, you will be part of their European policy team. [more]


Open lecture "Refreshment or Risk? Entrepreneurial Parties and the Quality of Democracy in the Czech Republic" at the GWZ on May 24th

The political science institute invites to an open lecture titled "Refreshment or Risk? Entrepreneurial Parties and the Quality of Democracy in the Czech Republic". The speaker will be prof. Vít Hloušek from the Brno University. [more]


Open lectures on the topic of “Frozen Conflicts in the Southern Caucasus: Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh“ at the GWZO (May 22nd and 29th)

In the frame of a seminar titled "Frozen Conflicts in the Southern Caucausus: Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh" the GWZO intives to two open lectures.[more]


Call for application – Master in Global Studies – deadline May 31st

We encourage all students with an interest in globalization phenomena, a first degree in Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as a good proficiency in English to apply for the Master in Global Studies. This Master's course combines approaches from Global History and International Studies. Cultural Studies, Area Studies, Social Sciences and other disciplines contribute to a wide-ranging...[more]


Two-Day Workshop: "Material Feelings - Population Displacement and Property Transfer in Modern Europe and Beyond" on May 24th - 25th, 2018 in Leipzig

The Hannah Arendt Institute (TU Dresden) and the Department of History (University of Amsterdam) in cooperation with the Aleksander-Brückner-Zentrum für Polenstudien (Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg) and Stefan Troebst (Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe, Leipzig) organize a two-day workshop on the topic of "Material Feelings - Population Displacement...[more]


Open lecture "The Rise and Development of the Indian Ocean World Global Economy" with Gwyn Campbell on May 7th, 2018 at SFB 1199.

The GESI Colloquium offers an open lecture titled "The Rise and Development of the Indian Ocean World Global Economy" with Gwyn Campbell on Monday, My 7th, 2018. [more]


GESI Newsletter # 1.2018 is now available!

The first GESI Newsletter in 2018 has been published. Please click here to read it.[more]


2nd Action Day of Inclusion at Leipzig University on May 28th, 2018

With this year's motto "Invisible Disabilities", the Equal Opportunities Office of the Leipzig University wants to focus on not directly seen disabilities, as well as on mental and chronic conditions. The action day's aim is to sensitize against prejudices towards people with those conditions and help improving the university environment for a better and compassionate togetherness.[more]


Call for Application: EEGA@future - Postgraduate Grants, starting October 1st, 2018

The EEGA invites for applications by talented postgraduate students who are intending to develop a PhD proposal in the field of research of the EEGA. The EEGA will provide both financial as well as topical support to scholarship holders.[more]


Call for Application: EEGA@future - Postdoc Grants for Preparation of Funding Applications, starting January 1st, 2019

The EEGA invites for applications for a research/coaching period with the ScienceCampus EEGA in Leipzig, Halle or Jena.[more]


Call for Application: "7th Genshagen Trilateral Summer School" at Genshagen Castle, Germany, from August 22nd - 31st, 2018

The Genshagen Foundation in Berlin, whose main focus it is to promote dialogue between the states of the Weimar Triangle (Germany, France and Poland), organizes its 7th Genshagen Triliteral Summer School in cooperation with the Viadrina University in Frankfurt/Oder, Sciences Po Strasbourg, and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. [more]


"Gender and Religion in the Republican Period" - a talk by Prof. Valussi on Monday, April 23rd, 2018, at the Konfuzius-Institute Leipzig.

The Konfuzius-Institute invites to a talk by and with Prof. Elena Valussi (Loyola University Chicago) titled "Gender and Religion in the Republican Period" on Monday, April 23rd, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Konfuzius-Institute (Otto-Schill-Str. 1).[more]


Event information: "Collective identities in the context of a right-wing populist movement." on Monday, April 16th, 2018, at the GWZ.

The BMBF-funded project "Polilab" at the institute for political science launches an opening event titled "Collective identities in the context of a right-wing populist movement" on Monday, April 16th, 2018, at the GWZ in Leipzig (Beethovenstraße 15; 4.116) from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.[more]


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