Archived News from the GESI

Lecture Series on Marxist Perspectives and Theory

MarxExpedition 2012 vom 19.04. – 12.07. an der Uni Leipzig[more]

CAS Annual Lecture: Timothy Brook, "The Coins on Vermeer's Table"

Thursday, 7 June 2012, 4 -7pm, Aula Alte Nikolaischule, Nikolaikirchhof 2, 04109 Leipzig.[more]

The faces of crisis

Conference of the Center of International Relations (Warsaw), April 19th - 20th, 2012[more]

Timothy David Snyder: Bloodlands. Europa zwischen Hitler und Stalin

Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, Grimmaische Str 6, Mai 3, 2012, 19:00 Uhr, Eintritt frei[more]

The GESI is pleased to welcome Egle Bendikaite

Joining our research staff, Egle Bendikaite, is a Research Fellow at the Lithuanian Institute of History in Vilnius and Associate Professor of Yiddish at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute. Since March 2012, Dr. Bendikaitė—who has been granted a research scholarship by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung—is pursuing a biennial research project at the GESI; entitled: “The Life, Times, and Work of Shimshon...[more]

Legal Pluralism and Shari'a in the West: A Sociological and Historical Examination

The GESI warmly extends the invitation of the University of Leipzig and the DFG to attend a lecture by Prof. James T. Richardson, Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm on Schillerstraße 6, room S 102.[more]

Wednesday Lecture Series at the GWZO

The GESI kindly extends the invitation of the GWZO to attend its Wednesday Lecture Series for Summer Semester 2012. Wednesdays, 5pm at the GWZO, Specks Hof Reichsstr. 4-6[more]

Special Lecture Series: The French Presidential Elections

The French Institute Leipzig is organizing a lecture series addressing the current French presidential elections and the general function of the French president and presidential culture. April 3 and 17, 6 to 7:30 pm, Thomaskirchhof 20 [more]

Centre for Area Studies Public Colloquium
 - Summer Semester 2012

Centre for Area Studies | Thomaskirchhof 20, 1st Floor | 04109 Leipzig, Wednesdays, 5–7 pm [more]

DAAD "Welcome to Africa" Program

Funding available for exchanges, internships, and field research from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for the period 2012-2015.[more]

"Adaptation and Creativity in Africa" - Call for Proposals

The DFG Priority Programme 1448 "Adaptation and Creativity in Africa" is now accepting research proposals for its Second Phase. Application deadline is 06 June, 2012.[more]

Call For Doctoral Applications

The DFG PhD Research Training Group 1261 “Critical Junctures of Globalization” at the Centre for Area Studies (CAS) of the University of Leipzig is offering for the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2015[more]

Lecture Series: Tokyo Megapolis: The City as a Media Space

11 February, 4:30 pm, Schillerstrasse 6, room S202, East Asian Institute[more]

Switching Sides: Support For Going Into Teaching

Presented by: Steffi Marung and Anne Cornelia Kenneweg, 13 March, 2012, 9am - 5pm, Research Academy Leipzig, Burgstraße 21, First Floor [more]

New Issue of Comparativ 4/2011

Vermessungen der Mediengesellschaft im 20. Jahrhundert. Herausgegeben von Christiane Reinecke und Malte Zierenberg[more]

Talk: Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer, 18 January, 2012 at 17:00, GWZO

Ulf Brunnbauer is Director of the Institute for Southeast European Studies and Professor of History of Southeast and Eastern Europe at the University of RegensburgHe studied history, Russian language, sociology and economics in Graz and Moscow.he made his PhD in Graz and the habilitation at the Free University BerlinHis research interests include:Historical anthropology and social history of...[more]

"Go East!" DAAD International Summer School - Moldova and South Eastern Europe

Moldova is seen from a Western European perspective as both Eastern and Southern. Culturally influenced by Eastern Europe, Russia, and Romania, Moldova has a unique culture and interesting history. The country has undergone a political realignment since 2008; now, looking more westward. This DAAD International Summer School gives students and those interested a good opportunity to learn and...[more]