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The Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development was established in 2009 to develop research on globalization, one of the University of Gothenburg's priority research areas.

The Centre is an interdisciplinary organization with participation from several faculties at the university.


(De)Globalization and Development in the New Age of Populisms Workshop

November, 14-15, 2019, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

In this workshop, we aim to host international scholars with diverse areas of expertise to join in an interdisciplinary discussion about current ‘anti-globalization’, ‘post-globalization’ trends in the context of populism and its impact on development. The questions that the workshop will address include:

  • Is the current populist trend an expression of lack of confidence in globalisation?
  • What are the consequences of populist governments for development policies/processes?
  • How are different states and social movements reinterpreting globalization-de/globalization trends?
  • How have the politics of identity shifted in light of these trends?
  • What are the sources of current heightened opposition to increased global transactions and interdependencies, as well the associated global governance?
  • What strategies of ‘re-globalization’ are available, including reform and transformation of the rules and institutions that govern the global political economy?
  • How has violence been normalised in this new age of anti-globalisation and right-wing politics?
  • In particular, how can inclusive democratic citizenship and sovereignty obtain due voice and influence in a revitalized global cooperation both in the global south and north?

Confirmed Keynote speakers:
Dr. Dibyesh Anand, University of Westminster.
Dr. Erica Simone A. Resende, Escola Superior de Guerra, Brazil.

Contact Information

Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development

P.O. Box 700, SE 405 30 Gothenburg


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