Jana Hönke’s talk at the event ‘Partnering with business to promote human security and the SDGs: comparative experiences’

Jana Hönke will speak at the event ‘Partnering with business to promote human security and the SDGs: comparative experiences ‘ hosted by LSE IDEAS and Universidad del Rosario, supported by LSE KEIF. She will reflect the limitation and risks of such collaborations, drawing, among others from her paper, ‘Transnational Clientelism, Global (Resource) Governance, and the…

Details

Eric Cezne’s PhD Dissertation (with distinction) is Available Online

We are excited to announce that on 1 April 2021, INFRAGLOB project member, Eric Cezne, has successfully defended his PhD dissertation ‘Assembling the South-South through Extraction: Mozambique and Brazil’s Mining Giant Vale S.A. amidst Multifaceted Tropical Connections across the South Atlantic’. Eric Cezne’s dissertation is now available online. To download and cite his work: https://research.rug.nl/en/publications/assembling-the-southsouth-through-extraction-mozambique-and-brazi Cezne,…

Details

Talk by Dr. Obert Hodzi on 24th February –”African Political Elites and the Making(s) of the China Model in Africa”

African Political Elites and the Making(s) of the China Model in Africa the Talk For the Research Colloquium of the Chair for Sociology of Africa, University of Bayreuth, we will have a special guest, Dr Obert Hodzi, Lecturer of Politics at the University of Liverpool (https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/politics/staff/obert-hodzi/). He will be sharing with us his recently published…

Details

Call for Applications Student Assistants (20h or 40h/month), Deadline Extension(until 15 Feb 2021):

Call for Applications – Student Assistants (20h or 40h/month) for the ERC-INFRAGLOB project, Chair for Sociology of Africa We have extended the deadline to 15 February 2021! The Chair for Sociology of Africa (Prof. Jana Hönke) is offering positions for Student Assistants (20h or 40h/month) starting from April 1st, 2021 (or earlier). The positions are…

Details

Infraglob Workshop ‘Infrastructure Globalities. The Remaking of Transnational Practices in Africa’ will take place next week!

After months of preparation, we are happy to announce that the Workshop,’ Infrastructure Globalities: The Remaking of Transnational Practices in Africa’,  will take place next week (on 25th and 26th of November)!  Description and program of the workshop can be found here:  https://infraglob.eu/events-infraglob/ We would like to give special thanks to all the authors for…

Details

Welcome Dr. Jan Sändig to the Team!

The INFRAGLOB project welcomes its newest member! Jan Sändig is a postdoctoral researcher in Peace and Conflict Studies. Jan’s research centers on social mobilization, protest, and violence in sub-Saharan Africa. Specifically, he has been studying the varied means, framings, dynamics, and outcomes of contentious politics from the local to the transnational arena. Welcome, Jan! Find…

Details

INFRAGLOB virtual workshop on South-South relations, situational publics and digital methods

INFRAGLOB will host its first virtual workshop on “South-South relations, situational publics and digital methods” on 30 April. Publics is an important but overlooked element of ‘infrastructure globalities’. Digital methods will enable researchers to trace the flows of information between nodes to identify the structure of debates.Dr. Mykola Makhortykh (Bern University) will discuss “Infrastructure controversies…

Details

Infraglob researchers attend virtual conference at the 36th European Group for Organisational Studies Colloquium

Ingraglob researchers, Jana and Raoul, will present our paper Chinese Multinationals and CSR: Mimicking or Reworking the ‘Universal’? at the 36th European Group for Organisational Studies Colloquium “Organizing for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance” in Hamburg, Germany, July 2-4, 2020. We are part of an exciting sub-theme: Contesting Hegemonies in Organizing Social Responsibilities.  

Details