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Emmanuel Sulle Co-Directs Field School at Aga Khan University’s Arusha Climate and Environmental Research Centre

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Emmanuel Sulle Co-Directs Field School at Aga Khan University’s Arusha Climate and Environmental Research Centre “Sharing a Planet in Peril” (SAPP) member Emmanuel Sulle is Assistant Professor & Research Director at the Aga Khan University’s (AKU) Arusha Climate and Environmental Research Station. AKU recently welcomed a cohort of 11 students and a professor from Simon […]

Workshop: Infrastructures and their (Re-)Construction and Decays: Contesting Temporalities in the Global South

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Workshop: Infrastructures and their (Re-)Construction and Decays: Contesting Temporalities in the Global South  16-17 May 2024 Venue:Ü3 SüdbauGeographisches InstitutOtto-Fischer-Straße 4 Speakers:Miguel Esteban (Waseda University, Japan)Sumit Vij (Wageningen University, Netherlands)Franziska Sielker (TU Wien, Austria) Registration:susanne.weber@uni-koeln.de Program Abstract Infrastructures, vital for societal functioning, operate at various levels, fostering connectivity. Traditionally propelling economic and transportation development, they facilitate […]

Sharing a Planet in Peril (SAPP) Members Come Together for Project Retreat in Cologne

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In February 2024 all members of the research initiative “Sharing a Planet in Peril” (SAPP) came together at the Global South Studies Center (GSSC) in Cologne for a three day project retreat. The participants discussed how the research initiative will move forward, considering the recent invitation by the German Research Fundation (DFG) to submitt a […]

Interdisciplinary Workshop – Rewilding Species, Landscapes, Society: Dialogues across the Humanities, the Social and the Natural Sciences

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5-6 February 2024 Workshop organized by the ERC Rewilding, CRC-TRR 228 Future Rural Africa and Global South Studies Center (GSSC). AbstractRewilding is a relatively new concept and practice in the field of conservation. The majority of academic work on rewilding stems from the biological and ecological sciences. The humanities and the social sciences only started […]

Workshop: Sustainability and Resilience in Agri-Food Value Chains in Times of Multiple Crises

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In June 2023 Peter Dannenberg, member of the research initiative “Sharing a Planet in Peril” (SAPP) co-organized and co-hosted a workshop on “Sustainability and Resilience in Agri-Food Value Chains in Times of Multiple Crises” together with Alexander Follmann from the University of Cologne’s Institute of Geography and Global South Studies Center (GSSC). Among the participants […]

Kate Rigby at Oslo School of Environmental Humanities (OSEH) Symposium on “Transdisciplinary in the Environmental Humanities”

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As the Norwegian Researcher School in Environmental Humanities (NoRS-EH) starts its 5th year, the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities (OSEH) is organizing a symposium on “Transdisciplinary in the Environmental Humanities” on 6 and 7 September 2023 to highlight and celebrate the innovative environmental humanities research happening in Norway and neighboring Scandinavian countries, especially by early career researchers. Read more about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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