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GSSC: Focus Global South – Ethno-graphic Stories of Rivers, Climate and Change: A Discussion with Comic Artists from Around the WorldGSSC: Focus Global South –

Poster for a public lecture at the GSSC

Ethno-graphic Stories of Rivers, Climate and Change: A Discussion with Comic Artists from Around the World January 27, 2022, 6-8pm Cöln Comic Haus, Bonner Str. 9, 50677 Köln Artists from Senegal, Myanmar, Canada and Brazil are currently creating a comic with stories from river deltas in their countries, cooperating with a group of anthropologists from the University […]

GSSC Focus Gloabal South: Ausbeutung trotz Zertifizierung? – Erfahrungen aus dem Kakaosektor

Poster for a Focus Global South Lecture at the GSSC

Ausbeutung trotz Zertifizierung? – Erfahrungen aus dem Kakaosektor Vortrag: Friedel Hütz-Adams (SÜDWIND) Die Bezeichnungen „zertifizierter Kakao“ und „nachhaltiger Kakao“ werden oft synonym verwendet. Diese Gleichsetzung ist jedoch falsch. Zwar kann die Einführung einer Zertifizierung von Kakao dazu beitragen, den Weg der Kakaobohnen von der Plantage bis ins Supermarktregal transparent zu machen. Dadurch wird die Möglichkeit […]

GSSC Public Lecture: Painting the Political in Oceanian Textile Cultures: Collectivity, Syncretism and Globalization

Poster for a public Lecture at the GSSC

Painting the Political in Oceanian Textile Cultures: Collectivity, Syncretism and Globalization   Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll University of Birmingham  Art practices in the Pacific islands complicate any neat classification as either craft, contemporary art or traditional ritual, individually or collectively authored. These binaries of commodification can be productively updated through global examples that are linked by […]

GSSC Public Lecture: Crisis Conservation -Resource Extraction, Wildlife Crime and the Violent Frontiers of Saving Nature 

Poster for a public lecture by bram buscher

Crisis Conservation: Resource Extraction, Wildlife Crime and the Violent Frontiers of Saving Nature    Bram Buscher  Wageningen University  In this presentation, I will discuss the impacts of the current surge in large-scale resource extraction and wildlife crime, and the conservation responses they elicit. Recent political ecology literature points at three reasons why this surge differs […]

GSSC Public Lecture: Urban Gardening in Southeast Asia – Pre-/Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Ideas of Urbanism   

Urban Gardening in Southeast Asia: Pre-/Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Ideas of Urbanism    Sandra Kurfürst    University of Cologne, Germany   This paper investigates the precolonial and colonial legacies of urban gardens in Southeast Asia, linking these legacies to current trends of urban gardening. In Southeast Asian cities, agricultural subsistence production has long been associated with […]

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Noah Kahindi

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

Phone: +49 (0)221 47076657

E-mail: noah.kahindi@uni-koeln.de