Archived News from the GESI

"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]


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]


One-day workshop "Writing-Sweatshop": Work against your writer's block on July 11th, 2018 in Leipzig

For the second time, EEGA is organizing a one-day workshop "Writing-Sweatshop" where you can focus on structured and effective writing. The participants will work on only one text during the whole day: a book chapter, a thesis chapter, a proposal, a journal article, a lecture, an application. The participants will start with a white sheet of paper and will leave the workshop with a satisfying...[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]


Call for Paper: #IntCommNet2018 in Wroclaw on October 11th and 12th, 2018

The Section of International Communication at the Institute of International Studies (University of Wroclaw), in partnership with the Polish Communication Association and the Polish Association for International Studies would like to invite to the first international conference.[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]


Open lectures at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture during the Summer Semester 2018

The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture offers a series of open lectures (research colloquium) during the summer semester. Those talks will take place on every second Wednesday, starting May 3rd, as a part of the course offerings at Leipzig University. [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]