With the start of the new funding phase (2018-2024), the Centre is entering a new research agenda and can now be found at Duisburg's inner harbor at 44 Schifferstraße.
8–10 November 2017
At the end of Centre’s first funding phase (2012–2018), the international conference ‘Futures of Global Cooperation’ launched the next six-year programme (2018–2024) that is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within its initiative of the Käte Hamburger International Centres in the Humanities.
1–3 July 2015
Three years after its inauguration, the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research invites key experts of this new and interdisciplinary research area to its Midterm Conference 'Global Cooperation: Can we built on it? Findings and perspectives'.
The Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research launched its own official YouTube-channel with 17 videos that give insights into the international workshop 'Transcultural Constructions of Global Legitimacy'. The workshop discussion was led by ten experts from different world regions, such as India, Tonga, Suriname or China, holding highly diverse cultural and disciplinary positions. Watch now
17th July 2013
The Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research launched its Facebook page www.facebook.com/gcr21
17th September 2012
The Website www.gcr21.org was officially launched.
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24th February 2012
The BMBF grant for the project was handed over in the official ceremony. Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research became the youngest and the last of ten supported Käte Hamburger Kollegs. The Centre was founded as a central research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen with its office at Duisburg’s Innenhafen (inner habour).
September – December 2011
Series of preparation workshops took place in Bonn, Essen and Duisburg:
- Is the world the limit? Human Cooperative Bias and the Possibilities for Global Cooperation
- Culture, Cooperation, Creativity: On global cultural conflicts and transcultural cooperation
- Global Governance revisited: Normative-Cultural Claims and Problems of Legitimacy in International Negotiation Arenas
25th October 2011
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) and Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) jointly submitted the project proposal to the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The proposal envisaged the foundation of Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research (Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Politische Kulturen der Weltgesellschaft”). The Centre would serve as an interdisciplinary research centre striving to answer the question of chances for global cooperation.
On the occasion of “The Year of the Humanities 2007”, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany (BMBF) launched its funding initiative “Freedom for Research in the Humanities”. Käte Hamburger Kolleg is one of its central elements. The initiative aims to enhance the achievement and recognition in the field of humanities on national and international levels.