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Two weeks ago, the Global and European Studies Institute launched our first-ever virtual alumni conference to celebrate EMGS’s 15th anniversary as a master’s program. Supported through funding from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the conference included ten alumni panels and roundtables, four lectures from scholars and activists, and
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
EMGS-Student Mariama Diallo has been awarded with the Crister Stephen Garrett Scholarship for her second year of master studies at Ghent University.  The Crister Stephen Garrett Scholarship is named after the well-known Professor for American Culture and History at the American Studies Institute of Leipzig University, who passed away
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