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The Leipzig Research Centre "Global Dynamics" and its Focus on Globalization Projects

Brown Bag Lunch with Antje Dietze and Matthias Middell on September 20 at 12 PM
Building on the cooperation between the CCÉAE and University of Leipzig, Antje Dietze and Matthias Middell (both SFB 1199, University of Leipzig) will give insights into current research in the fields of transnational history, global studies and transregional studies in Leipzig, with a special emphasis on transatlantic perspectives. They will also present the newly founded Leipzig Centre Global Dynamics. ...
 

“Open Memory Box”: An Online Archive with 415 Hours of Life in the GDR Captured on 8mm Films

Special Presentation to the Press on September 23, 11AM at the Canadian Embassy in Berlin
Press Conference and Open Memory Box World Premier Monday, 23 September 2019, 11AM (Admission from 10:30) Embassy of Canada | Leipziger Platz 17 | 10117 Berlin RSVP: press@open-memory-box.de How did people live, travel, celebrate in the GDR? The answer to these questions will be available online as of September 23 in the digital archive “Open Memory Box." Stretching the limits of new media ...
 

The IRTG Welcomes Frauke Matthes

IRTG Visiting Scholar in August 2019
Frauke Matthes is Senior Lecturer in the German Section of the Department of European Languages and Cultures at the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include gender and masculinity studies, transcultural/national literature and culture, world literature, postcolonial studies, travel/migration writing, ethics and literature, and comparative ...
 

Translating Diversity

IRTG Diversity Publication Series: New Essay Collection
Translating Diversity, the fourth volume in the IRTG Diversity's publication series, invites the reader to participate in a discussion about how to conceptualize the mediation of difference in localities of diversity and transcultural spaces via the analytical lenses of ‘translation’ as a social practice. The contributions to the volume explore, discuss, and theorize ‘translation’ as a pre-institutionalized ...
 

IRTG Diversity SSHRC funding continued

The Midterm Review of our International Research Training Group by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has been completed and SSHRC will continue its funding through the remaining years of the project. Our IRTG exceeds expectations based on the initial goals of the project and SSHRC's evaluation criteria in the majority of evaluation categories! For more information on the IRTG Diversity: ...
 

IRTG Diversity wird weiter durch die DFG gefördert

Kulturelle Vielfalt in europäischen und nordamerikanischen Gesellschaften ist Thema des deutsch-kanadischen Graduiertenkollegs „Diversität“, das seit 2013 von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) finanziert wird. Mit ihrem Antrag auf Verlängerung des Programms waren nun Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftler der Universität Trier, der Universität des Saarlandes und der Université de Montréal (Québec) ...
 

Révolutions tranquilles… ou sans lendemains ? Le Québec entre progressisme et paralysie

Conférence de Laurence McFalls à l'Université de Brême maintenant en ligne
Le 16 mai 2018, Laurence McFalls (Département de science politique, Université de Montréal) a donné la conférence Révolutions tranquilles… ou sans lendemains ? Le Québec entre progressisme et paralysie dans le cadre d'une Journée d'études canadiennes et québécoises à l'Université de Brême en Allemagne. Résumé : Depuis la défaite des Patriotes en 1837-38, le Québec a connu plusieurs moments d’élan ...
 

Of 'Contact Zones' and 'Liminal Spaces'. Mapping the Everyday Life of Cultural Translation

IRTG Diversity Publication Series
The IRTG Diversity was established in April 2013 and its members have since cooperated in research on cultural and social diversity in Canada, Québec, and Europe. To document this research and to continue our exchanges with the broader academic public, we have now started a new publication series called “Diversity – Diversité – Diversität”. The first volume of the IRTG Diversity’s publication series, ...
 

Meet Us in Person: IRTG Video Clip

If we were to describe the IRTG Diversity in one word, which word would it be? And what makes the IRTG Diversity special? Find out in our introductory video, produced in the summer of 2015. To learn more about the IRTG Diversity in general, see "About the IRTG" and "Research Program" on the left-hand side. To get in touch with us, go to http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=contact (Film: ...
 
 
 
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