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
This is not an Arab Spring. It is an Arab Revolution
This event is jointly organized by the Middle East en North Africa Research Group and the Communities, Comparisons and Connections Research Group. Read more
Solidarity aid or realpolitik
Understanding the role of Southern aid providers in Development Cooperation
Organized by the Ghent Institute for International Studies. Read more
The G20 Seoul Development Consensus:
Analysis, Evaluation, Legitimacy
This event is jointly organized by the Ghent Institute for International Studies and the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies in the framework of the Scientific Research Network on the G20 funded by the Research Foundation Flanders. Read more