Cologne Lectures: Global Labour History between Colonialism and Development Policy (English/German)


This summer semester, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is participating in the "Cologne Lectures" organised by the Historical Institute of the University of Cologne. We cordially invite you to the four events of the lecture series "Global Labour History between Colonialism and Development Policy". The FES itself is represented with a contribution on our work in Africa.


30 April 2024 (17:45 to 19:15)

Global Labour History: An Interim Assesment

Prof. Dr. Marcel van der Linden (University of Amsterdam)


28 May 2024 (17:45 to 19:15)

Labour in Rural and Agricultural Development Schemes: Reducing or Deepening Inequalities? A Twentieth-Century Perspective

Prof. Dr. Corinna Unger (European University Institute Florenz)


11 June 2024 (17:45 bis 19:15)

Anschluss an den Weltmarkt: Infrastrukturbau in den deutschen Kolonien, ca. 1880 - 1914

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nina Kleinöder (Universität Bamberg)


09. July 2024 (17:45 to 19:15)

Solidarität und Arbeit postkolonial!? Die Demokratieförderung der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Afrika

Dr. Henrik Maihack (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung)


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Best regards

Stefan Müller

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e. V.
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