Archived News from the GESI

Guest Lecture: Urban Regimes and ‘Gray Spacing’: Between Privatizing Democracy and ‘Creeping Apartheid’

The GESI would like to kindly extend the invitation of the Leibnitz Institute for a guest lecture by Oren Yiftachel on June 21, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Intitüt für Geographie, Hörsaal on Talstraße 35.[more]

Guest Lecture: Working in Ottoman Cities in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Did artisanal production survive? Did religion matter?

The GESI would like to warmly extend the invitation of the GWZO for a guest lecture by: Erdem Kabadayi of Istanbul Bilgi University on June 14, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 pm.[more]

Call for Application: Welcome to Africa 2012-15

The GESI warmly invites applications to the Welcome to Africa program for funding scholarships, internships and field research. Deadline is June 30th.[more]

GWZO Wednesday Lecture Series

The GESI kindly invites participation in the GWZO's Wednesday Lecture Series every Wednesday at 5pm, GWZO, Specks Hof (Eingang A), Reichsstr. 4–6, 4th floor.[more]

The Cultic Milieu Revisited

Guest Lecture by: Prof. Em. Collin Campbell on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm on Schillerstrasse 6, rm. S 102[more]

The Ichth International Doctoral Dissertation Prize

Submissions of dissertations completed and defended in 2009, 2010 and 2011 are now being considered. Application deadline is 30 November, 2012.[more]

Call for Application

Fellowship Programme at the DFG Research Training Group “Critical Junctures of Globalization”[more]

Call for Application

Price for Communication in the Future (Zukunftspreis Kommunikation)[more]

Congratulations to Debora Gerstenberger!

The GESI would like to congratulate Debora Gerstenberger for winning the ADLAF First Prize on Latin American Research. Her thesis was written within the GK: 1261 Critical Junctures of Globalization research program at the University of Leipzig.[more]

"The EU, World History, and the End to the European Exception"

The CAS kindly invites participation in this workshop presented by: Prof. Dr. József Böröcz of Rutgers University on May 15, 2012 at 5:00 - 7:00pm[more]

Study Grants to Russian Universities for the Academic Year 2012-2013

The Russian Center for Science and Culture in Berlin is seeking applications for study grants allowing students to participate in exchanges in Russia for one or more semesters beginning in September 2012.[more]

Call for Applications: International Forum 2012 of Geschichtswerkstatt Europa on “Transnistria—The Forgotten Holocaust, 1941 to 1944“.

The Global and European Studies Institute at the University of Leipzig and the Foundation ”Remembrance, Responsibility and Future“ will provide up to 25 travel grants for participation in the Forum, during September 23-29, 2012, in Chişinău, Moldova, and Odessa, Ukraine. Application deadline is June 24, 2012.[more]

A Special GESI Welcome to Prof. Ute Wardenga

The Global and European Studies Institute would like to kindly welcome Prof. Ute Wardenga as its first honorary professor. [more]

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]