On 20 January 2015, the GSP PhD programme was formally opened at Humboldt University. The ceremony was inaugurated by the university’s vice-president and attended by representatives of the embassies of all participating countries as well as guests, PhD students and their supervisors.
On 15 January 2015, the application process for GSP 2015 expired. Selection of the new batch will be completed by mid-February. All applicants who are eligible for the programme will be issued a certificate in order to apply for a visa. Candidates admitted into the programme will be informed in the second half of February.
Prof. Dr. Hermann Schwengel passed away on 7 December 2014. The founder of GSP and senior professor at Humboldt University was never able to start his post-retirement position. He was hired exclusively to provide his unique knowledge of globalization and the programme to GSP. All alumni, his family and colleagues at all partner universities are…
The GSP steering committee met in Bangkok to discuss the next steps of further integration of research into the curriculum of the programme. Focus was the new PhD programme including options for long-term scholarships.
Between 14 and 16 October 2014, scholars from Southeast Asia and GSP partner institutions discussed the future of democracy against the background of recent upheavals, protests and coups. A publication of the results is planned. International Conference Image 1 International Conference Image 2 International Conference Image 3
We have recently finalized an agreement with the University of Pretoria which allows for GSP students to spend a semester at this excellent university. We look forward to strengthening ties with colleagues at the University of Pretoria in the future!!
The first batch of GSP PhD scholars was recently selected. They include: Beatriz Veliz Argueta: Uneven Urban Transformation: Narratives from the Global South Satish Thalla: New Media’s Influence on Governance in the Global South Anita Lama: Vulnerable Childhood: Social Structures and Trafficking in Central Tribal Belt of India They have received full scholarships from the…