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The Fifth Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 1199: “Processes of Spatialization under the global Condition” is committed to “The Making and Unmaking of Spatial Orders: Mobilities under the Global Condition from the 19th Century to the Present”. Researchers from Germany, Austria, Finland, the UK, the USA, and Canada
Leipzig and Addis Ababa are sister cities since 2004. In these difficult times, the Association in support of this partnership calls for donations to support people in Ethiopia to prepare for and deal with the Corona virus crisis, to purchase medical equipment including masks and ventilators, an initiative which
The last week has seen outbreaks of violence across Ethiopia, as well as in the capital Addis Ababa. Our thoughts are in particular with our students and colleagues based there. In this interview, Ulf Engel sheds light on the background. This post has also been published on the ReCentGlobe
How is the Covid-19 crisis experienced around the world? Since 2018, EMGS Alumni Eva Lennartz works for the development policy foundation Sparkassenstiftung für internationale Kooperation in Baku/Azerbaijan and shares her experience in our blog.  #evdəqal – the Azerbaijani equivalent for #stayhome – is the slogan which spread quickly on
For the virtual „Day of teaching and learning“ at Leipzig University (24 June 2020), the GESI team has produced a little video, bringing together voices from lecturers and staff as well as students. Have a look here: https://globalstudies-masters.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Tag-Der-Lehre-GESI-compressed.m4v