25/26.03.21: Empirical Globalization Research. Professions, Medical Practices, and Travelling Knowledge - Conference hosted by the DFG-project “Glocalization of medical professional knowledge and practice” (Glopro)

University of Duisburg-Essen, Online-Event: The conference works toward an empirically grounded sociological meso-social perspective in Global Studies by combining a theoretical interest in emerging global and transnational forms with empirical studies of meso-social forms and situated practice. These studies employ various research methods, such as the analysis of global microstructur

Global Studies comprises a wealth of theoretical and empirical approaches. World systems theory, world polity theory, world society approaches, along with historical institutionalism and the sociology of global and transnational fields offer fruitful theoretical perspectives. Yet, dialogue between different approaches is rare and Global Studies is divided between macro and micro approaches.


The conference will take place online. External participants please register with
Ms. Maren Klingler at maren.klingler@uni-due.de by March 18th.







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