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  • New position: Two-Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

    [19 Mar 2019] The School of Global Studies (SGS) at the University of Gothenburg invites applications for a two-year full-time postdoctoral research fellowship. The position forms part of a research project led by Professor Annica Kronsell on ¿Intersectionality and Climate Policy Making¿. The post mainly involves research on this project, but there may be opportunities also to teach (to a maximum 20% of full-time).

  • Slavery in fisheries under the spotlight in new project

    [19 Feb 2019] Thailand, ranked fourth seafood exporter in the world, came under the spotlight in 2014, when numbers of international media exposed how fishworkers, often migrant labourers, have been trafficked, abused and had to work in bad working conditions with irregular payment on Thai fishing boats. This is the focus of the new research project ¿Sustaining fish and fishworkers? Human rights for migrant Burmese fishworkers in the EU-initiated sustainable fisheries reform in Thailand¿. The project is led by Alin Kadfak, Associate Professor Sebastian Linke and Professor Than Pale. They have been granted SEK 3.6 million from the Swedish Research Council for the project, which will run from 2019 to 2021.

  • Organizing Migration and Intergration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS 2019

    [15 Feb 2019] CGM and Gothenburg Research Institute at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg invites you to the international conference "Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS", 6-9 November 2019. The Call for Papers is now out, and you can find more information on Keynote Speakers and Subthemes on the conference webpage.

  • Prestigious award to Hortense Jongen

    [1 Feb 2019] Hortense Jongen, postdoctoral researcher at the School of Global Studies, has been awarded the Maastricht University Dissertation Prize, for best PhD thesis defended at Maastricht University in 2016 and 2017 (all disciplines except medicine and the life sciences).

  • New project seeks to understand how states' views on sovereignty affect regional collaboration initiatives

    [1 Feb 2019] Regional cooperation is often promoted by both academics and politicians as a way for states to address important development challenges. However, the willingness to cooperate on different issues varies greatly across different policy fields. In the new project Regional Cooperation and the Transformation of National Sovereignty in the Global South, Professor Fredrik Söderbaum and Dr Kilian Spandler seek to understand these divergences by comparing the transboundary management of rivers and communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia.

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