Archived News from the GESI

Invitation to lecture: "Three States, Three Gateways, One Key: A Port-City. Gdynia, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, and Rostock in their new roles – an outline." on April 19th, 2018, at GWZO Leipzig.

The GWZO Leipzig invites to a lecture titled "Three States, Three Gateways, One Key: A Port-City. Gdynia, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, and Rostock in their new roles - an outline. The lecture will take plave on April 19th, 2018, from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the GWZO (Reichsstraße 4-6).[more]


Call for Application: The Philipp Schwartz Initiative offers fully funded research fellowships to threatened researchers

The Philipp Schwartz Initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation provides universities and research institutions in Germany with the means to host threatened foreign researchers for a period of 24 months on a fully funded research fellowship. Successful applicants will be able to grant a Philipp Schwartz Fellowship to a threatened researcher. [more]


Call for Application: "Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus EEGA Summer School with Journalists" September 24th - 27th, 2018, in Leipzig

The Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus EEGA organizes a summer school on media and journalism in Eastern Europe and Germany with media representatives in Leipzig from Sep. 24th - 27th, 2018. [more]


Call for Application: 2 Fully-­Funded PhD Positions in Global History at Freie Universität Berlin, Center for Global History starting Oct. 1st, 2018

The Emmy Noether Research Group "Reaching the People: Communication and Global Orders in the Twentieth Century" invites applications for 2 fully-funded PhD positions, starting Oct. 1st, 2018. Requirements are an M.A. degree either in history with a significant focus on non-European/global/world history or in an Area Studies discipline with a significant historical focus; very good knowledge of...[more]


Call for Papers: Memory and Religion - Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective Conference in Warsaw, October 16th - 18th, 2018

The European Network Remembrance and Solidarity announces a conference on the topic of Memory and Religion - Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective in Warsaw from October 16th - 18th, 2018.[more]


Call for Papers: Third Annual Conference of the SFB 1199 "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition", Leipzig University, October 4th - 6th, 2018

The SFB 1199 "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition" at Leipzig University announces its third annual conference. This time the topic will be "Imaginations and Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition". [more]


Symposium: "Mirror Me - Image Production of cultural diversity in museums" at the Alte Börse on April 16th, 2018

The Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig together with the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach foundation organize a symposium titled "Mirror Me - Image Production of cultural diversity in museums" on April 16th, 2018. Venue will be the Alte Börse (Naschmarkt 2, Leipzig).[more]


Expert Discussion: "International Law and History. Eastern Europe in its global reference." at the GWZO on March 22nd - 23rd, 2018

The GWZO invites to an expert discussion titled "International Law and History. Eastern Europe in its global reference." on March 22nd - 23rd, 2018. [more]


Discussion round: "The Translational History of Eastern Central Europe from the middle of the 19th century until WW I." on March 15th, 2018

The GWZO organizes a discussion round titled "The Translational History of Eastern Central Europe from the middle of the 19th century until WW I." in the course of "leipzig liest" on Thursday, March 15th, 2018, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. [more]


Leipzig Book Fair: March 15th - 18th, 2018

The Leipzig Book Fair is the second largest book fair in Germany and one of the largest of its kind in Europe. It takes place annually over the course of four days at the Leipzig Fair Tradeground (Messe-Allee 1); this year it will take place from March 15th - 18th, 2018. The book fair is the first big trade meeting of the year where new publications are first presented.[more]


Exhibition: "Left Performance Histories" at the neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst in Berlin

Invitation to an exhibition titled "Left Performance Histories" by the nGbK in Berlin. It features art in Eastern Europe from the 1070s and its continued relevance today. The show includes some well-known artists as well as newcomers. [more]


Workshop "Rural Mediascapes" or "Mediating and Translating" at GWZO on March 8th/9th, 2018

Invitation to a workshop titled "Rural Mediascapes" or "Mediating and Translating" on March 8th and 9th, 2018. The event is part of a workshop series that is provided by the interdisciplinary network "Love - Work - Violence".[more]


Workshop "Return and Labor Migration in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989" at GWZO on March 7th, 2018

Invitation to a workshop titled "Return and Labor Migration in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989" on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, at the GWZO (Specks Hof/Entrance A/4th floor, Reichsstraße 4). [more]


Invitation to talk "Making comparisons work: Exploring the governance of city regions across the BRICS" on March 6th, 2018 at IfL

Dr. Nadir Kinossian invites to a talk titled "Making comparisons work: Exploring the governance of city regions across the BRICS" on March 6th, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The talk will take place at the Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (IfL), Schongauerstraße 9, in room 108. [more]


Call for Application: University of Halle-Wittenberg offers 10 PhD Scholarships

The University of Halle-Wittenberg (Center of Excellence “Enlightenment – Religion – Knowledge”) offers 10 PhD scholarships to qualified candidates. The scholarships are limited to three years, starting October 1st, 2018, with 1,500 € per month.[more]


Call for Application: Temporary Lecturer Position at the Department of Global Studies in Santa Barbara

The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Global Studies for the upcoming openings. Opening date is February 19th, 2018 and the final date will be October 31st, 2018.[more]


Separatism in Eastern Europe. An audio podcast with Stefan Troebst and Aleksander Osipian.

Prof. Stefan Troebst and Aleksander Osipian have given an interview on the topic "Separatism in Eastern Europe: The conflict continues." at detektor.fm.[more]


The EEGA ScienceCampus' 2016-2017 Annual Report

The EEGA ScienceCampus recently published the first annual report in which its structure, past activities and some perspectives for the future are outlined.[more]


Call for Applications: Assistant Professor for International Studies, University of California

The International Studies Program at the University of California, Irvine invites applications [more]


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]