Politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. But does a revolt increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? Carlo Koos about the effect of ethnic rebellion on overcoming deprivation.
The World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies meets every four years, and the next Congress will take place in August 2014 in Ankara. The event is among the most important meetings of Middle East experts worldwide. As a board member, Henner Fürtig will help shape the organization’s activities in the coming four years.more
GIGA Focus Nahost, 05/2014
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