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Discussion - Mediating Area Studies as Public Knowledge

|   Event |   Area Studies under Discussion

In this online series, doctoral researchers, postdocs and faculty in Leipzig, Marburg and Regensburg discuss the range and limits of Area Studies today, present their latest research in the field and debate pressing issues in scholarship and beyond. The fourth in the series addresses how area studies research and expertise can more effectively reach the public through new and established media. The aim is to bring academics, researchers, journalists and curators of other media together in...

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Lecture Series: Unmapping the 'Global South': Reflections on a Heuristic Concept (Sinah Kloß)

In the first lecture of the "Rethinking Area Studies and Space from the 'Global South'" series, Sinah Kloß (Bonn) offers a critical overview of the concept of the 'Global South', exploring the problems and controversies that are associated it with, as well as its potentially empowering function.

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