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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.

GIGA Working Paper

China’s rise to global power has required it to redefine its relations with socialist countries. Nele Noesselt analyses what the new Chinese foreign policy looks like and how China is reformulating its role as a socialist nation.

GIGA Working Paper

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.

Kerstin Nolte / Martin Ostermeier / Kim Schultze

Food or Fuel – The Role of Agrofuels in the Rush for Land

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2014

Amanda Kovacs

沙特阿拉伯的萨拉菲斯特主义教育出 口,令印尼的穆斯林变得激进

GIGA Focus International Edition Chinese, 03/2014

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


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