Monthly Archives: October 2015

Call for papers – WHA annual conference, Ghent, July 2-5, 2016

Global conflict & Transformation of the global countryside

The research group Communities, Comparisons, Connections of the Department of History and the Ghent Centre for Global Studies are proud to announce that Ghent University will host the next annual conference of the World History Association, from July 2 to 5, 2016. The conference’s 2 main themes are “Global conflict” and “Transformation of the global countryside.”  Read more

Keynote lecture by Edmé Dominguez – Research Day, October 29

Gendering globalisation: processes and resistances.

Some examples from Latin America regarding trade, labour and migration.

The GCGS is proud to announce that professor Edmé Dominguez of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will give the keynote lecture at the GCGS annual Research Day, on October 29, at the Ghent University Conference Centre, Het Pand (Zaal Vermeylen, 1-2pm). Read more

Research Day – October 29, 2015

Rethinking Global Connections

On Thursday October 29, 2015, the Ghent Centre for Global Studies will hold its annual Research Day at the Ghent University conference centre, Het Pand. Junior and senior researchers of the GCGS will meet for interdisciplinary debates in 4 workshops: 1) Rethinking trade: markets, rights and values; 2) Migration and the dynamics of in- and exclusion: connecting research on macro-, meso-, and micro-levels; 3) Beyond transfer: new concepts and approaches; 4) The colonial present: unsettling global epistemologies and methodologies. We are proud to announce that Edmé Dominguez of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will give the keynote lecture on Gendering globalisation.

Lectures by Philippe Le Prestre – October 13 & November 10, 2015

Global Environmental Governance

The Ghent Institute for International Studies, the Centre for EU Studies, and the Ghent Centre for Global Studies are pleased to announce the lecture series and PhD training on Global Environmental Governance: analytical questions and policy implications by Professor Philippe Le Prestre (Laval University), international Francqui professor chair, hosted by the Université Saint-Louis, ULB and UGent. Read more