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

Seminar by Oliva Rutazibwa (University of Portsmouth), April 3, 2015

Decolonizing knowledge production

Studying Agaciro: Moving Beyond Wilsonian Interventionist Knowledge Production (on Rwanda).

The Middle East and North Africa Research Group and the Conflict Research Group kindly invite you to this research seminar in its series on “Methods and Ethics in Fieldwork”. In this series national and international guests share their “story behind the findings” with researchers from different departments, to have a profound reflection on methodological and ethical questions in performing empirical research. Read more

Public Lecture Series 2015


The interdisciplinary Ghent Centre for Global Studies and the Conflict Research Group of the Department of Conflict and Development Studies at Ghent University have the honor of inviting you to their joint public lecture series on Global Interventions, in which leading international scholars will offer critical perspectives on global security and justice.

  • Friday March 13: Professor Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics) on Global Security, Cosmopolitan Security
  • Friday April 3: Professor Dorothea Hilhorst (Wageningen University) on Humanitarian Interventions
  • Friday April 24: Professor David Chandler (University of Westminster) on Rethinking Global Interventions

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Call for papers – interdisciplinary conference – June 24-25, Lima

Social Struggles for Land in Latin America

A historical, comparative and global analysis

On June 24 and 25, 2015, the Communities, Comparisons and Connections Research Group of the Ghent Centre for Global Studies will hold an interdisciplinary conference, bringing together academic researchers and social and indigenous organizations, in Lima (Peru), co-organized by the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and the Red Muqui–Proposal and Action Network.  Read more