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GSA CONFERENCE 2018

GSA CONFERENCE 2018

The Global Studies Association invites papers for its 2018 conference, to be held on 31st May – 1st June 2018, at University of Northampton, UK. Please send a brief bio. of no more than 100 words, and abstracts of no more than 300 words to GlobalStudiesAssociationUK@gmail.com by February 23rd 2018. Abstracts should speak to one of the … Continue reading

Call for Committee Members

Call for Committee Members

The GSA is seeking new committee members to participate in the organization and development of future activities . At this moment, we are keen to hear from anyone who either has past experience with the GSA or who is interested in the work of the GSA and willing to contribute to the next phase of the … Continue reading

GSA 2016 Call for Papers

GSA 2016 Call for Papers

GSA 2016 Global (In)Securities Centre for Global Justice St Mary’s University College Belfast 29 June 2016 – 1 July 2016 ‘Global (In-)Securities’ provides a platform to explore and discuss questions relating to the practices, technologies and experiences of securities and insecurities in a globalised world. In recognition of the complexities that pertain to the question … Continue reading

GSA conference 2015

GSA conference 2015

Living the Global: the cultural experience of globalization Roehampton University, Thurs 2nd – Sat 4th July 2015 Keynote speakers (confirmed): Ian Woodward (Griffith University, Brisbane), author of Cosmopolitanism: Uses if the Idea Nick Stevenson (Nottingham), author of Cultural Citizenship: Cosmopolitan Questions. Rodanthi Tzanelli (Leeds), author of Olympic Ceremonialism and The Performance of National Character: From London 2012 to Rio 2016   … Continue reading

GSA 2015: Living the Global

GSA 2015: Living the Global

Living the Global: the cultural experience of globalization Roehampton University, Thurs 2nd – Sat 4th July 2015 Keynote speakers (confirmed): Ian Woodward (Griffith University, Brisbane), author of Cosmopolitanism: Uses if the Idea Nick Stevenson (Nottingham), author of Cultural Citizenship: Cosmopolitan Questions. ‘Living the global’ aims to explore an under-researched aspect of globalization; how people experience … Continue reading

Prize competition: ‘Global Inspirations’

Prize competition: ‘Global Inspirations’

Which Global Studies books have you found inspirational? Which texts best explained globalization to you? Which books have pushed the limits of thinking on the dynamics of globalization? The GSA is very keen to learn which books our members believe to be the key Global Studies texts. To find out we are launching an essay … Continue reading

Interview with Principal Lecturer Darren O’Byrne on Theorizing Global Studies

Interview with Principal Lecturer Darren O’Byrne on Theorizing Global Studies

Your book Theorizing Global Studies, co-authored with Alexander Hensby, is centrally concerned with global studies. How important is the distinction between global studies/sociology of globalization in your work? Very important. Research into processes that we tend to call ‘globalization’ by its very nature transcends disciplinary boundaries. I’m a sociologist, and proud of it, but an understanding … Continue reading

GSA Annual Conference 2013 Call for Papers

The Cosmopolitan Ideal: Challenges and Opportunities Roehampton University, Wed 10th – Fri 12th July 2013 Keynote speakers (confirmed): Gerard Delanty (University of Sussex), Kate Nash (Goldsmith’s College, University of London) Call for papers: The conference aims to critically interrogate the idea of cosmopolitanism. Whereas previously cosmopolitanism was associated with (abstract) ideas of world citizenship and … Continue reading