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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
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
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
Today the EMGS programme welcomes over 100 participants to the first Digital Summer School. We would of course have preferred to meet in person at the shores of the Baltic Sea, however now we have to make the best out of it! After an opening with a key note
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