Global Studies Knowledge Community - Our History

This knowledge community brings together an annual conference, a scholarly journal, a book series and an online community. The Global Studies conference is held annually in different locations around the world, each selected for its particular place in the dynamics of globalization. The inaugural conference was held at the University of Illinois, Chicago in 2008; the second conference was held at Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in 2009; the third conference was held at Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea, in 2010; the fourth conference was held in Rio de Janeiro in 2011; the fifth conference was held in 2012 at Moscow State University, Russia; the sixth conference was held at the India International Centre in New Delhi, India in 2013 and was co-hosted by Ambedkar University, Delhi; the seventh conference was held at the Center for Global Studies at Shanghai University in Shanghai, China in 2014; the eighth conference will be held at Imperial College London in London,UK in 2015.

With some 340 articles already published, the companion Global Studies Journal has is fast becoming a comprehensive, cutting edge resource on the changing dynamics of globalization.