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  • Blogging to make academia more accessible

    [18 Sep 2018] Do you want to get to know the world of global studies - from the inside? blogalstudies.com is a new blog where several staff members at the School of Global Studies write about current topics related to their work. The aim is outreach, communication and to establish relations both within and outside the world of academia.

  • "Be wary of rescue narratives that coalesce around a magic bullet solution"

    [21 Aug 2018] Alissa Trotz, associate professor in Women and Gender Studies, and director of the undergraduate Caribbean Studies Program at New College, University of Toronto, is one of the keynote speakers at this week¿s Development Research Conference (DevRes2018) at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Can academia keep up when the world faces new challenges?

    [20 Aug 2018] Climate change, migration, digitization, poverty and antibiotic resistance. The world is facing both new and re-emerging global challenges that may require us to re-think development. On Wednesday, August 22, close to 400 international researchers, policy makers and practitioners will gather at the University of Gothenburg for a two-day conference about these issues.

  • Understanding Hutu's resistance to the genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994 can help further reconciliation

    [16 Aug 2018] Understanding hutu resistance to genocide can help further reconciliation in Rwanda today. And the church can play an important role as middle ground. These are findings in a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and the University of Rwanda.

  • New thesis brings deeper understanding of minority groups identity and conflict dynamics in Great Lake Region

    [16 Aug 2018] A new thesis sheds light on conflict dynamics in the Great Lakes region, and on how the Rwandophone Congolese minority group themselves construct their identity. The findings contribute to the efforts of bringing about a peaceful solution to the conflicts. They can also be a basis for developing a policy that takes into consideration perspectives from the minority group.


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