Archived News from the GESI

Invitation to the annual Oskar Halecki lecture of the GWZO in Leipzig on September 3rd

The annual Oskar Halecki lecture of the GWZO persues the goal of inviting top scientists from Germany's eastern neighboring countries to discuss controversial topics. This year's topic will be "Time stories of the Prague Spring. About the return of the past during the creation of the future."[more]


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]