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
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.
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
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
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
Exporting the Entrepreneurial University:
MIT and Its World Wide Reach since 1950
At the invitation of the Department of History and the Ghent Centre for Global Studies, Prof. Robert Kargon of Johns Hopkins University will give a talk in the hot topic lecture series of the UGent Doctoral Schools.
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
Revolution and Counter-Revolution:
the Middle East from Spring to ISIS
Methods and Ethics in Fieldwork Seminar of the Department of Conflict and Development Studies (Conflict Research Group and the Middle East and North Africa Research Group).
Films from the Frontlines
A film screening with Global Uprisings, organized by the Conflict Research Group and the Middle East and North Africa Research Group.
New challenges and trends in EU Development cooperation
Organized by the Centre for EU Studies of Ghent University. Read more