Location: online
Date: August 26 to December 16, 2021
Organizers: Andreas Fuchs, Wan-Hsin Liu, Dietmar Baetge, and Vera Eichenauer

The Global China Conversations provide a 60-minute online discussion forum that fosters the exchange of ideas between research and practice. The Conversations are hosted by the Kiel Institute China Initiative in cooperation with the Centre for Modern East Asian Studies (CeMEAS) at the University of Göttingen, KOF Swiss Economic Institute at ETH Zürich, and Wildau Technical University of Applied Sciences.
Our invited speakers – academics, policymakers, and practitioners – present their insights on key issues related to China’s growing role in the world economy and the implications for German and European businesses and policymaking. The Conversations offer a research-based discussion forum to exchange views and experiences on Europe-China economic relations.

HUJI-U Goettingen Workshop "Political Economy and Development"

Postponed to 2021 due to the Coronavirus situation
Location: University of Goettingen
Organizers: Gerda Asmus, Raphael Franck and Andreas Fuchs

The workshop will serve as a forum to present current research results in political economy and development. The paper sessions of the workshop are designed in a manner to increase each author’s opportunity to gain in-depth feedback from the participants. We envision to set the ground for an intensified cooperation between researchers of the economics departments of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Goettingen.

17th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network

Location: University of Goettingen
Dates: 11-12 October 2021
Main Organizer: Sarah Langlotz
Local Program Committee: Andreas Fuchs, Marcela Ibanez, Lennart Kaplan, Krisztina Kis-Katos

For further information please see the conference page. The program is available here.

Vorlesungsreihe: China's Economic Rise - Political Transformations in Asia and Beyond

Location: online
Date: January 14 to April 1, 2021
Organizers: Andreas Fuchs and Anja Jetschke

The Centre for Modern East Asian Studies at the University of Göttingen and the Kiel Institute China Initiative are hosting a lecture series on China's economic rise from January to April 2021. The series is organized by Andreas Fuchs and Anja Jetschke and brings together leading national and international scholars. The series program is available for download here.

Development Economics Poster Workshop

Friday, November 15, 2019, 16:00 – 18:00
Location: University of Goettingen
Organizers: Andreas Fuchs and Samuel Siewers

Professor Stephan Klasen gave his Farewell Lecture at the University of Goettingen on November 16, 2019. In the context of this ceremony, we organized a workshop on the day before the lecture to bring together some of Stephan Klasen’s former international Ph.D. students with the current research group in Development Economics at the University of Goettingen.

Program (PDF)