Preparation Material

To be perfectly prepared for the EMGS programme, we recommend to have a look at some of the following publications:

  • J. Baylis, J. Wirtz, C. S. Gray, E. Cohen, The Globalization of World Politics. An Introduction to International Relations, Sixth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • C. Bayly, The birth of the modern world, 1780-1914: global connections and comparisons, Malden: Blackwell, 2004.
  • P. J. Campbell, A. MacKinnon, C. R. Stevens, An Introduction to Global Studies, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
  • E. Darian-Smith and P. C. McCarty, The Global Turn. Theories, Research Designs, and Methods for Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara 2017.
  • R. Devetak, A. Burke, J. George, An Introduction to International Relations, Cambridge University Press, New York 2014.
  • M. J. Green, N. Szechenyi, A Global History of Twentieth Century. Legacies and Lessons from Six National Perspectives, Center For Strategic and International Studies, Rowman and Littlefield, Washington 2017.
  • U. Engel, M. Middell (eds.), Theoretiker der Globalisierung, Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag 2010.
  • H. Elsenhans, Globalization Between a Convoy Model and an Underconsumptionist Threat, Münster: LIT Verlag, 2006.
  • M. Herren, P. Manning, P. C. McCarty, M. Middell, E. Vanhaute, Potentials and Challenges of Global Studies for the 21st Century, Global Europe – Basel Papers on Europe in a Global Perspective, Basel 2014. (pdf)
  • A. Hopkins, Globalization in World History, London: Pimlico, 2002.
  • R. J. Jackson, Global Politics in the 21st Century, Cambridge University Press, New York 2016.
  • Klemm, K./ Middell M. (eds.), The Many Facets of Global Studies. Perspectives from the Erasmus Mundus Global Studies Programme, Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag 2019. (an introduction to the approaches taught across the EMGS Consortium)
  • Middell, M.: Raumformate – Bausteine in Prozessen der Neuverräumlichung, Leipzig, 2019 (pdf)
  • Middell, M. (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Tranregional Studies, London: Routledge 2018.
  • Osterhammel, J.; Petersson, N.: Geschichte der Globalisierung: Dimensionen, Prozesse, Epochen, München: Beck, 2006. (University Library of Leipzig: 01A-2006-17669)
  • S. Smallman, K. Brown, Introduction to International and Global Studies, The University of North Carolina 2011.
  • M. B. Steger, P. Battersby, J. M. Siracusa (eds.), The Sage Handbook of Globalization, Sage Publications, London 2014, 2 vols
  • M. B. Steger, The Global Studies. Reader, Oxford University Press, Second Edition, Oxford 2015.

Introductory readings for individual modules can be found within the different course guides. See, for example here.