Plenary Talk, Roberta Guerrina, University of Granada, 2018 Global Studies Conference
Eighth Global Studies Conference, Imperial College London, London, UK
Global Studies Research Network
Seventh Global Studies Conference, Center for Global Studies, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
Welome Reception, Fifth Global Studies Conference, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Founded in 2008, the Global Studies Research Network is devoted to mapping and interpreting past and emerging trends and patterns in globalization. As a Research Network, we are defined by our scope and concerns and motivated to build strategies for action framed by our shared themes and tensions.

Research Network Chairs

We are thankful for the leadership of the following Research Network Chairs.

Dr. Rafal Soborski

Dr. Rafal Soborski

Current Chair and Editor

(2019 - )

Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Founding Chair and Editor

(2008-2019)

Conferences

  • 2008 - University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
  • 2009 - Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2010 - Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea
  • 2011 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2012 - Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
  • 2013 - India International Centre, New Delhi, India
  • 2014 - Center for Global Studies, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
  • 2015 - Imperial College, London, UK
  • 2016 - University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2017 - National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 2018 - University of Granada, Granada, Spain
  • 2019 - Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
  • 2020 - Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (Virtual)
  • 2021 - Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (Virtual)

Plenary Speakers

The International Conference on Global Studies has a rich history of featuring leading and emerging voices from the field, including:

George Ritzer

George Ritzer

Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
(2009)

John Urry

John Urry

Professor, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
(2012)

Ulrick Beck

Ulrick Beck

Professor, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
(2012)

Manoranjan Mohanty

Manoranjan Mohanty

Council for Social Development, New Delhi, India
(2013)

Jack Qiu

Jack Qiu

Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
(2014)

Annabelle Sreberny

Annabelle Sreberny

Emeritus Professor, SOAS, University of London, London, UK
(2015)

Robin Mansell

Robin Mansell

Professor, London School of Economics, London, UK
(2015)

Elzbieta Matynia

Elzbieta Matynia

Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, and founding director of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS), New School for Social Research, New York, USA
(2019)

Partners

The Global Studies Research Network has had the pleasure of working with the following organizations: