Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Twelfth Global Studies Conference features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • Theme 1: Economy and Trade
  • Theme 2: Politics, Power, and Institutions
  • Theme 3: Society and Culture
  • Theme 4: Resources and Environment
  • 2019 Special Focus - The "End of History” 30 Years On: Globalization Then and Now

Conference Co-Chairs

Rafal Soborski

Rafal Soborski

Associate Professor, International Politics, Richmond, The American International University in London, UK

Marcin Galent

Marcin Galent

Assistant Professor, Institute for European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Plenary Speakers

The Twelfth Global Studies Conference will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Zdzislaw Mach

Zdzislaw Mach

Dean of the Faculty of International and Political Studies , Head of the Centre for European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy

Senior Research Fellow, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Elzbieta Matynia

Elzbieta Matynia

Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, and founding director of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS), New School for Social Research, New York, USA

Joanna Kurczewska

Joanna Kurczewska

Professor of Sociology, and holds a chair in Sociology and Anthropology of Culture, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Conference Partner

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