We are a worldwide network of graduate programs in global studies established in 2007.

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Panel 1

Member programs

  • Aarhus University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Bremen
  • American University of Cairo
  • University of California Santa Barbara
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Florida International University
  • Free University of Berlin / BTS
  • University of Ghent
  • University of Graz
  • Hertie School of Governance / BTS
  • Hitotsubashi University
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Leipzig
  • London School of Economics
  • Monash University
  • Moscow State University
  • New School
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • RMIT University
  • Rutgers University
  • Roskilde University
  • Shanghai University
  • Shantou University
  • Sophia University
  • University of Vienna
  • University of Wroclaw
  • WZB Berlin Social Science Research Center / BTS

Other institutions that have participated in Consortium meetings

    • Ambedkar University, Delhi
    • Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
    • Dōshisha University
    • Duke University
    • Fudan University
    • University of Hawaii
    • University of Hong Kong
    • Indiana University
    • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
    • Macquarie University
    • Mahidol Univerisity, Thailand
    • Ateneo de Manila University
    • McMaster University
    • Colegio de Mexico
    • Jindal School of International Affairs
    • Monash University
    • Shantou University
    • Shanxi University of Finance & Economics
    • Central University of Sikkim
    • Stellenbosch University
    • Tama University (Kanagawa, Japan)
    • Thammasat University
    • Tulane University
    • The University of Washington (Seattle)
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Vietnam National University
    • Yale University

 

 

Panel 2

Meetings

Annual meetings of the Global Studies Consortium

2018 Moscow

June 6-10, 2018. Hosted by Moscow State University


Past Meetings


Future Meetings

  • 2019 University of Leipzig
  • 2020 RMIT University, Melbourne
Panel 3

Student mobility

Overview

To further opportunities for collaboration, the Global Studies Consortium established a graduate student exchange program in 2014. It enables students to study in another Global Studies graduate program for up to one year.  This will let students see how Global Studies is taught in other institutions, experience student life in another culture, and develop networks with students undertaking similar programs of study. Credits earned on the exchange can be transferred according to the rules of the student’s home institution.

Participating Universities

  • American University in Cairo, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
  • Hong Kong Baptist University, Global Society Programme
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Global Studies
  • Shanghai University, College of International Exchange, Center for Global Studies
  • Sophia University, Graduate School of Global Studies

Application Schedule

  • Applications due at home institution (check for due dates)
  • February 31: Notification of allocation to host institution
  • March 1-:  Complete exchange student process to school of acceptance

 

This initiative is being led by David Wank of Sophia University. Please email him for more details.

Panel 4

global-e

The Global Studies Consortium maintains close ties to global-e, a global studies e-journal published by the 21st Century Global Dynamics research cluster at UCSB.

Latest articles from global-e:


Land Injustices in Kenya’s Wildlife Conservancies

Maasi villager displays the head of a bull recently killed by lions.

By Kariuki Kirigia

October 9, 2018

The process of land privatization and individualization of tenure in Kenya’s Maasai rangelands was anticipated to confer…

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Decaying Darjeeling Tea

female tea pluckers at work in a Darjeeling tea garden

By Mahendra P. Lama

October 2, 2018

Today this orthodox darling of connoisseurs… is fatally sick, with problems [that] have not only dislocated thousands of tea…

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Reconciliation in the Balkans: Twenty Years after the Yugoslav Wars, What Went Wrong?

Serbian football fans display support for Ratko Mladic. Photo: Beta.

By Flora Ferati-Sachsenmaier

September 25, 2018

Those who had hoped that the facts generated from the trial proceedings at either the ICTY or domestic war crime chambers would…

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We Should Worry About Authoritarian Practices, Not Just Populist Leaders

By Marlies Glasius

September 18, 2018

We need a definition [of authoritarianism] that is substantive and dynamic rather than negative and systemic; that focuses on the…

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Keeping a Distance: ‘Bushman Tourism’ in Botswana

By Junko Maruyama

September 11, 2018

Growing numbers of international tourists visit the San to encounter their culture and lifestyle, and such tourism is expected to…

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