The global dis:connect research centre, which is sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, examines the dynamic, co-constitutive relationship of global integration, absent connections and disintegration in current and historical processes of globalisation.
By investigating global dis:connections, we are inaugurating a new field of research. It emphasises the role of delays and detours, of interruptions and resistances, of the active absence of connections in global contexts and investigates their social significance.
The cornerstone of global dis:connect is the fellowship programme, in which approximately ten scholars come to Munich each year. They research dis:connectivity on site and in close contact with the directors and their peers. Fellows also have the opportunity to host workshops on the topics of their research.
Here is where to find out about coming events, new publications, press releases and other news from global dis:connect.
Continuous dissemination of our research to the public and academia is a priority at global dis:connect. Our in-house TransferLab, where new forms of disseminating knowledge and scholarship are developed and tested, is where we share.
global dis:connect publishes innovative interventions on dis:connectivity across a range of media, from the blog, which covers the latest news, research and art at gd:c, to static, a periodical containing the best work from within and beyond global dis:connect, in addition to traditional scholarly formats.
Fellows and resident staff alike are regularly publishing their research results in diverse channels and formats. Until this date, the following publications have come out of the Kolleg.