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A Heartfelt Goodbye

PD Dr. Gero Erdmann passed away at the end of July after losing a battle with cancer. Our dedicated, prolific and always low-key and congenial friend and colleague will be mourned.

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Journal

Social science research in China fluctuates between freedom and restriction. The best way to deal with this situation is debated heavily in Europe – and in the new Journal of Current Chinese Affairs.

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GIGA Forum Meets Review 2014

There’s no end in sight for the war in Syria. What responsibility does Germany hold? A discussion about the crisis in the Middle East and German foreign policy with Jörg Ambruster, the Federal Foreign Office, the GIGA and Hamburg citizens.

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50 Years of GIGA

Founded in 1964 as the Deutsches Übersee-Institut (German Overseas Institute), the GIGA is now an international institute delivering world-class social science. This year it is celebrating its 50th anniversary. more

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GIGA in Berlin

Located where decisions are made – In its Berlin-based office, the GIGA advises policymakers, the media and the public on global issues and developments in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. more

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