Archived News from the GESI

Stefan Troebst: Recent publications on migration and history politics of Georgia

Historian Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst (GWZO) has recently published an article on how migration is made by people. Troebst, Stefan: Flight and Expulsion as Forms of Man-Made Forced Migration.[more]


Call for Application: 3 Doctoral students wanted at KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

The KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is looking for three doctoral students in the fields of science, technology and environment. The PhD education takes place in the ERC-funded project “The Rise of Global Environmental Governance: A History of the Contemporary Human-Earth Relationship” (GLOBEGOV).[more]


GESI Newsletter #2_2018 is online

This year's second edition of the GESI Newsletter is now online.[more]


Open lecture "Why do paratransit operators show limited interest in public transport reforms? Paratransit strategies for BRT negotiations." on July 26th at the IfL Leipzig

The Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (IfL) invites everyone interested to an open lecture on the topic of "Why do paratransit operators show limited interest in public transport reforms? Paratransit strategies for BRT negotiations".[more]


"Helsinki - A historical place". Stefan Troebst on the official meeting between President Trump and President Putin

Helsinki has been a prefered place for international head of state meetings for some time now. On July 16th, it was witness to a meeting between the American President Donald Trump and the Russian President Vladimir Putin. [more]


Open talks on the topic of "History of Eastern and Southeastern Europe" on July 12th and 13th in Leipzig

There will be open talks on the topic of "History of Eastern and Southeastern Europe" in the frame of the appointment procedure for a professorship at the faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies.[more]


Book presentation "Being a Refugee: A European Narrative." on July 10th at the GWZO

The book presented is the result of a group project with partner institutes in Austria, Poland, Croatia and various more. "Being a Refugee: A European Narrative." raises the awareness of that topic and shows that it has been present in European societies for centuries.[more]


Panel discussion on "Home as a place and a process" with prime minister Michael Kretschmer on July 3rd in Leipzig

The IfL and the Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research - UFZ invite to a panel discussion on the topic of "Home as a place and a process" with prime minister Michael Kretschmer. The panel will take place on July 3rd at 5 p.m.[more]


Call for Application: Tenure-Track Professorship "Development Studies from a Global History Perspective" at the University of Vienna

The University of Vienna calls for applications for an open Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Development Studies from a Global History Perspective. It is a full-time position. [more]


Open lectures on the topic of current developments in Poland with Dr. Irena Kurasz on June 26th and 27th

The Global and European Studies Institute invites to two open lectures on the topic of current developments in Poland. Key speaker is Dr. Irena Kurasz from the University of Wroclaw.[more]


Eastern Europe in Global Relations: Annual Conference of GWZO and EEGA on July 3rd - 5th, 2018, in Leipzig

The Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO) and the Leibniz ScienceCampus “Eastern Europe – Global Area“ (EEGA) in Leipzig will hold a joint conference this year. Topic will be the transdisciplinary and topical as well as chronological widespread examination with Eastern Europe as a global area is inspired by the pursuit of a differentiated understanding of...[more]


Invitation to film night "Stories from the peripheries" on June 22nd at naTo Leipzig

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography is inviting to the film night „Stories from the peripheries“ which will take place in the frame of the „Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften“ (Long Night of Sciences) in Leipzig.[more]


History festival "War or Peace. Crossroads of History 1918 | 2018" in October 2018 in Berlin

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) is inviting participation in the history festival "War or Peace. Crossroads of History 1918 | 2018" which will take place in Berlin from October 17th - 21st, 2018. This event will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and links numerous workshops to a varied cultural program.[more]


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]


Symposium "Planetary Utopias - Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonal World" on June 23rd - 24th, 2018, in Berlin

The Akademie der Künste in Berlin invites to a two-day symposium on the topic of "Planetary Utopias - Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonal World". The symposium will take place on June 23 - 24 and the venue will be Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz and Hanseatenweg in Berlin.[more]


Conference "Globalized Peripheries: New Approaches to the Atlantic World 1680-1850" July 5th-7th, 2018 in Frankfurt /Oder

To mark the end of an research period on the topic "Globalized Peripheries: New Approach to the Atlantic World 1680-1850", the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder) organizes a conference to bring together the results. The conference will take place on July 5th-7th on the German-Polish border in Frankfurt/Oder.[more]


Long night of scienes in Leipzig on June 22nd, 2018

The long night of sciences is an event in Leipzig where museums, universities, libraries and other public institutions open their doors until midnight. Visitors have the opportunitiy to see their exhibitions as well as take part in workshops and lectures. This year's event will take place on June 22nd.[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]


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