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GSSC Focus Global South: „Decoloniality and Scientific Freedom: Cancel Culture or Rightward Shift at German Universities?”

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Fishbowl discussion: „Decoloniality and Academic Freedom: Cancel Culture or Rightward Shift at German Universities?” The decolonization of knowledge production is at the heart of the SAPP initiative. However, the call for decoloniality in academia also spurs heated debates about academic freedom that appear to mirror larger societal discourses regarding cancel culture and the freedom of […]

Publication: Making Heterogeneous Infrastructure Futures In And Beyond The Global South

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This article is co-authored by fourteen researchers, among them Sharing a Planet in Peril (SAPP) members Peter Dannenberg, Clemens Greiner and Javier Revilla Diez. Abstract Infrastructure has never been a single thing, understood in a universal way. Yet, there has long been a broad overarching orthodox approach in which ‘experts’ create replicable, stable, large, networked […]

Four SAPP Members featured in project mapping of “Bridges: a humanities-led UNESCO coalition for sustainability”

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BRIDGES is a global sustainability science coalition organized within UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST). As a humanities-led coalition that is not limited to the humanities, BRIDGES promotes transformative collaborations across academic domains of the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences in partnership with diverse communities. In June 2023 the BRIDGES Coalition began […]

Publication: Environmental Anthropology by Michael Bollig and Franz Krause

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Environmental Anthropology – By Michael Bollig and Franz Krause Michael Bollig is the speaker of the Global South Studies Center (GSSC) and member of the reseatrch initiative “Sharing a Planet in Peril”. Franz Krause is also a member of the GSSC and is the director of the “Delta” research project that looks at how global […]

Dr. Michael Kleinod

Dr. Michael Kleinod-Freudenberg

Project Coordinator

Global South Studies Center (GSSC)
Classen-Kappelmann-Straße 24
50931 Cologne, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)221 470-76660

E-mail: mkleinod@uni-koeln.de