April
15
Montag

Der zeitliche Abstand zu den Wende- und Neugründungsjahren 1989ff. wächst – doch scheint das öffentliche Reden über diese Zeit gerade erst richtig loszugehen. Die Umbrüche von damals waren einschneidend, in Politik und Wirtschaft und auch im Privaten, im Kulturleben ebenso wie in der Wissenschaft, institutionell und für viele auch biographisch. Welche Belastungen (und nicht nur … Continued

Januar
25
Freitag

The concept of populism currently shapes much of the debate around the state of the global condition. It is placed in a dialectic competition with the professed contemporary liberal order, with populism widely seen as a direct challenge to efforts toward building a sustainable, civil system of global governance. In short, the global surge in … Continued

Januar
17
Donnerstag

The aim of the workshop is to get a better understanding of current global inequalities and to discuss how north-south relations could be described properly by both looking at the metabolic dimension – waste, energy, resources and sinks – as well as at global labor and production – commodities, finance, care and services. The workshop … Continued

Oktober
5
Freitag

2017 saw the alleged rising of a “post-truth era”, closely associated with a concussion of familiar epistemologies and the dismissal of their classical gate keepers. New political epistemologies have emerged that follow the truth regimes of specific group attitudes – often nationalist, chauvinist, xenophobic – and are spread via both new and traditional media, such … Continued

September
20
Donnerstag

The workshop aims at bringing together current trends in historiography, addressing the transnational workings of knowledge production, with a focus on the production of colonial knowledge / the colonial production of knowledge. In our understanding, this nexus of (trans)national, (trans)imperial and colonial dynamics in the production of knowledge is a vital crux of global history … Continued

Oktober
26
Freitag

Nach dem erfolgreichen Auftaktworkshop zum Thema “Fragmentierte Gegenwart. Zur Reichweite von Formationsbegriffen in den Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften”, der im Dezember des vergangenen Jahres an der Universität Leipzig stattfand, laden die Organisatoren zu einem Folgeworkshop ein, der sich vom 26.-27. Oktober 2018 in Jena der “Form und Reichweite von Formationsbegriffen” widmen wird. In ihren Thesen werden … Continued

November
1
Donnerstag

Der Begriff der Integrität klingt zunächst wie ein wohlvertrautes normatives Paradigma der Ethik und Politik und suggeriert eine lange Geschichte und konzeptionelle Schärfe. Bei genauerem Hinsehen wird klar, dass sich die Forschung bislang nur in Ansätzen um die Klärung dieser Begrifflichkeit bemüht hat, während sie beinahe stillschweigend längst Einzug in die Alltagskultur und global verbindliche … Continued

Juli
11
Mittwoch

Writer’s block? Do you sometimes miss a creative break? For the second time, EEGA is organizing a „Writing-Sweatshop“ (one-day) for structured, effective writing. The instructed writing process lasts eight hours and is strongly structured to be effective. The participants will work on only one text during the whole day: a book chapter, a thesis chapter, … Continued

Juni
26
Dienstag

The current geopolitical changes in EU membership and Europe’s response to the so-called ‘migration crisis’ provide an important research site for re-considering questions of European identity in general and East European identities in particular. In Britain, post-accession migration from Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe became a focal issue of public discourses in the Brexit campaigns … Continued