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Workshop Capitalism, Fascism, and the Environment

Workshop Capitalism, Fascism, and the Environment

Organized by GSSC affiliate Ognien Kojanic, this workshop of the Network Anthropology of Fascisms (ANTHROFA) within the EASA Anthropology of Economy Network (AoE) turned Cologne’s Alte Feuerwache, a popular activist-cultural center, into a 2-day laboratory for dissecting the complex relationship between capitalism, fascism and the environment. The contributions ranged from wolf politics in Germany, to […]

Hybrid Workshop: Fables of Fulfillment | The Material Horse in the Context of Interspecies Literacy

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September 28-29, 2023 | Auerbach Bibliothek, Wienand Haus, Weyertal 59, 3. OG and zoom (as well as in the field) IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK – REGISTRATION REQUIRED:  https://uni-koeln.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vcOGrqT8iHdS4bJkD9YsH-NBz3qBOM7Ya​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ MESH | Multidisciplinary Environmental Studies in the Humanities, UoCGSSC | Global South Studies Center, UoCSFB 1252 | Prominence of Language, UoC The event is part of […]

GSSC Seminar Series: Decoloniality and Academic Freedom – Cancel Culture or Rightward Shift at German Universities?

Poster für ein Event im Global South Studies Center der Uni Köln

GSSC Seminar Series 15 August 2023 Decoloniality and Academic Freedom – Cancel Culture or Rightward Shift at German Universities? Michael Kleinod, Freya Purzer, Julia Rongen (Global South Studies Center (GSSC), University of Cologne) 12:00-13:00 The public discussion about the restriction of freedom of speech under the banner of the so-called “Cancel Culture” is increasingly manifesting […]

GSSC Public Lecture: Taming the Residual – Animals, Workers, and Cities in India 

Poster for a Lecture by Ajay Gandhi at the University of Cologne

Taming the Residual: Animals, Workers, and Cities in India  Ajay Gandhi (Leiden University) Abstract: This Public Lecture draws from a book manuscript on Old Delhi, male workers and residents there, and the urban condition in north India. A work of anthropology, it theorizes the wider state of postcolonial modernity. To do so, the lecture develops […]

Workshop: Capitalism, Fascism, and the Environment

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Capitalism, Fascism, and the Environment 3 – 4 July 2023 Workshop of the EASA Network Anthropology of Fascisms (ANTHROFA), EASA Anthropology of Economy Network (AoE) Capitalism has produced ongoing environmental crises. Degradation, mass extinction, and violent conflict about resources dominate the relations between ecology, communities, and economy. While the signs of environmental collapse appear as […]

GSSC Public Lecture: Xenophobic Sentient Landscapes – Fascist Responses to Economic Colonialisms

Poster of a Public Lecture Event at the Global South Studies Center in Cologne

Xenophobic Sentient Landscapes – Fascist Responses to Economic Colonialisms Alexandra Coţofană (Zayed University, UAE) Abstract: The keynote presentation uses several years of research in Romania to address questions at the intersection of fascism and economy. In Romania, entire segments of the population understand the landscape as sentient and accept narratives in which the landscape acts […]

GSSC Seminar Series: Mastery and Misrecognition in the Anthropocene | Lessons from Euclides da Cunha’s Os Sertões on the Insurrection of the EarthGSSC Seminar Series:

Poster für ein Event im Global South Studies Center der Uni Köln

GSSC Seminar Series 6 June 2023 Work-in-Progress Seminar: Mastery and Misrecognition in the Anthropocene | Lessons from Euclides da Cunha’s Os Sertões on the Insurrection of the Earth Jonathan DeVore 12:00-13:00 This paper conceptualizes the misrecognition involved in claims about mastery over human and other nature in the Anthropocene, drawing comparative insight from one of […]

ECAS 9 (European Conference of African Studies) “African Futures”

ECAS 9 (European Conference of African Studies) “African Futures”

As member of the AEGIS network, the GSSC organized the “African Futures” Conference, which explored the past, present, and future of Africa’s global entanglements. 1900 delegates from 80 countries came together in Cologne addressing the theme by presenting 1400 papers across 245 panels/roundtables. Because the GSSC cooperated with the city of Cologne as well as […]

CRC-TRR 228 “Future Rural Africa’s” Exhibition aboard the “MS Wissenschaft”

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The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) “Future Rural Africa” is one of several exhibitors on the “MS Wissenschaft”, a floating science centre on a former transportation ship measuring over a hundred meters in length, with interactive exhibits on socially relevant topics. Initiated by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in collaboration with various partner institutions including […]

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Noah Kahindi

Global South Studies Center (GSSC)
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E-mail: noah.kahindi@uni-koeln.de