Göteborgs universitet

Collaboration and Outreach

A part of the Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development mission is to reach out and engage in society.

Maria Stern and Swati Parashar

Maria Stern, Professor in Peace and Development research and GCGD Director, and Associate Professor Swati Parashar were among the panelists for the panel 'The Past & Future of WPS in the EU and Beyond' at the European Union External Action Service High Level Academic Roundtable on Women, Peace and Security, in Brussels on June 25, 2019.

Link to a recording of the roundtable

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Jan Aart Scholte

Internet Governance

  • ‘Who Controls the Internet?’ Lindholmen Students for Sustainability, Gothenburg, 29 April 2019
  • ‘Legitimacy in ICANN: Levels, Sources, Processes, Consequences’, presentation and discussion with ICANN President/CEO and senior adviser, Los Angeles, 22 January 2019.
  • ‘Resisting Online Defamation: Prospects for Global Cooperation’, Duisburg, 11 December 2018 (co-chair).


  • Centrum för hemlöshet, Gothenburg, advisor on stakeholder engagement
  • Interview on global justice with 24 News television, Astana, 12 February 2019
  • ’Legitimacy in Global Governance’, presentation to mid-career diplomats and civil servants at the Academy of Public Administration, Astana, 13 February 2019
  • ‘Out of Touch? The Elite-Citizen Gap and the Future of Global Cooperation’, Swedish Institute of International Affairs, 14 May 2019
Professor Jan Art Scholte
Foto: Johan Wingborg

Arne Bigsten

  • The EBA-podcast (a podcast by EBA, the Expertgroup for Aid Studies), episode 9: Budgetstöd – biståndsformen som fungerade och försvann?

    Listen on Soundcloud    
Professor Arne Bigsten
Foto: Johan Wingborg

Swati Parashar

Associate Professor Swati Parashar

Maria Stern

  • On Monday, 14th October 2019, SIDA (The Swedish International Development Agency) organized its annual forum in Stockholm under the theme of: “Gender Equality Against the Current”. The day was filled with panel debates, a variety of topical presentations, and 600 members of the public. Maria Stern, Director of GCGD, was invited to participate as a panel speaker. Information about the annual forum and SIDA, in general, is found on the SIDA website.
Professor Maria Stern
Foto: Johan Wingborg


Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development collaborates with the Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development.