Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research

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»The very fact that you're thinking differently, is already an action«

22.11.2017

A chat with L.H.M. Ling and Jonathan Joseph about realism and imagination in International Relations and its next generation that was recorded and moderated by Martin Wolf immediately after the Centre's conference 'Futures of Global Cooperation' on 10 November 2017.

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Futures of Global Cooperation – Conference in Duisburg Discusses Strategies for a Complex Research Field

14.11.2017

In the inspiring premises of the DKM Museum in Duisburg, in the course of a three-day conference, the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research developed together with numerous national and international experts, new perspectives for global cooperation research.

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Globalization as Humanitarian Challenge 3:
'Everyone has the right to a nationality' (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 15)

13.11.2017

How many stateless persons are there worldwide? About 10 Mio, says UNHCR. But this number does not include stateless refugees, whom the agencies document as refugees (only) to avoid double counting. For a number of reasons the real figure might be much higher.

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Futures of Global Cooperation - Conference of the Centre for Global Cooperation Research: Upgrading Cooperation Research in Duisburg

07.11.2017

PRESS RELEASE - By holding the conference ‘Futures of Global Cooperation’ (November 8-10, Museum DKM, Duisburg), the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21), a central research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen, summarizes its first funding period that started in 2012 with the foundation of the Centre at the inner harbour in Duisburg. Likewise, the ‘bridging conference’ leads over to another six year funding period, which will start in February 2018 following the successful evaluation of the Centre and will be funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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Mission Statement

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research seeks to contribute towards a better understanding of the possibilities and limits of transboundary cooperation. By building a learning community, researchers from different disciplines and world regions develop an innovative framework for contemporary cooperation research that enables the exploration of new options for global public policy. We aim to become a crucial hub for this emerging branch of research. We aim to understand the role of transboundary cooperation as an essential part of public policy addressing global challenges.

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen. The Centre is the tenth and the last Käte Hamburger Kolleg supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany.