On May 27th 2021, during an international conference entitled: BORDER SEMINAR, a new research center was inaugurated at the UG. The International Border Studies Center (IBSC) at the University of Gdańsk is an independent research unit fostering and promoting the UG’s international cooperation and interdisciplinary research in humanities and social sciences. With a strong representation of scholars of the Faculty of History,
research conducted by current members of the IBSC represents such fields as: border studies (disciplinary history and methods, memory, imagination, hauntology), regional studies (Gdansk, Pomerania, Baltic Sea region, the Amazon, Southwestern United States, Gulf of Maine, the Caribbean, Basque studies), Indigenous studies (South and North American), migration studies, (de-, post-)colonial studies, history, otherness studies, etc. The center favors comparative and transdisciplinary approaches and border practice fusing research, art, and pedagogy.
For more information see: https://ibsc.ug.edu.pl/