Interdisciplinary online lecture series:

Border Realities


The Centre for Regional and Borderlands Studies at the University of Wrocław invites  researchers and students interested in border studies to participate in the series of lectures Border Realities. Transformation of the border and new conceptual challenges. The online lecture series aims to discuss the transformation of the border by means of empirical case studies as well as conceptual issues. International border researchers from the social sciences and cultural studies are invited to relate their own research and reflection results to the recent resurgence of borders and to elaborate on their new forms.


13/10/2022 | 4.00pm – Gerhild Perl (University of Trier) Historical legacies and ‘new’ border realities

26/10/2022 | 4.00pm – Jarosław Jańczak (Adam Mickiewicz University/European University Viadrina) Geopolitics of the European Union: Transformation of EU’s External Borders in the Context of Changing Global Order

16/11/2022 | 4.00pm – Łukasz Moll (University of Wrocław) Ukraine at the Borderlands of European Universalism

30/11/2022 | 4.00pm – Anett Schmitz (University of Trier) Soziale Grenz(ziehungs)praktiken und lokale Alltagsperspektiven auf Grenzen: Bordertexturen auf Lesbos

07/12/2022 | 4.00pm – Nina Sahraoui (GTM-CRESPPA, CNRS, Paris) Externalized within, bordering processes in Ceuta and Melilla

12/12/2022 | 4.00pm – Dorte Jagetic Andersen (University of Southern Denmark)Transitions and people’s resilience in European borderlands


Those who are interested in participation must register for each lecture here:


Poster with details available here >>>