Recent News

We are excited to announce that our 6th EMGS alumni meeting—and first-ever virtual EMGS alumni conference—will take place November 19-25, 2020! We know that this has been a turbulent year for our alumni, and we hope to provide you with an opportunity to connect with and inspire one another. In the
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
The Department of Global and International Studies at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions. The Positions are for Assistant Professor in Global Racial Studies and Assistant Professor in Global Indigenous Studies. The department is interested in outstanding interdisciplinary scholars trained from
The Department of Global and International Studies at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Scoial Sciences announced a new Ph.D. program in global studies. All applicants admitted into the PhD will receive six full years of funding. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2020. The PhD
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
What started in the US after the murder of George Floyd, has spread into a global movement against different forms of racism and racial violence in many cities across the world. Throughout multiple fields of society, a vast number of individuals and initiatives are working hard on implementing the
Shortly before the summer term started, universities across the world had to switch to online only teaching. Some could build on previous experiences. On the ReCentGlobe blog Katarina Ristic and Matthias Middell look at the online teaching strategies, which had been developed at GESI before the corona pandemic. See: https://recentglobe.uni-leipzig.de/zentrum/detailansicht/artikel/blog-15-online-learning-at-the-global-and-european-studies-institute-2020-06-04/ 18 June 2020