Visiting Researchers

Doctoral students with high-quality projects and close relation to the GIGA’s research agenda may apply for a position as visiting doctoral researcher at the GIGA Doctoral Programme for a period between two and twelve months. Below you see a list of current and former visiting doctoral researchers.

Name Research Interest Affiliation Duration
Julian Goetz Sustainable development, non-farming livelihood activities, rural labour markets SOAS, University of London 11/2019 - 04/2020
Sabine Mokry Chinese foreign policy, China’s political system, Foreign Policy Analysis Leiden University 08/2019 - 07/2020
Marika Sosnowski Conflict resolution and development University of Melbourne 05/2019 - 06/2019
Augusto Rinaldi Performance of rising powers on contemporary world order, changes in the international distribution of power and regional/global impacts, and the role of middle powers on multilateral institutions University of Sao Paulo 03/2019 - 06/2019
José Fredman Migration, Indigenous Rights and Participation Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León 10/2018 - 12/2018
Marcus Walsh-Führing Tax Policy, Multilevel Governance University of Bremen 10/2018 - 01/2019
Pedro Costa Political Institutions, Democratizaion, Poverty Policies State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) 10/2018 - 09/2019
Dominik Giese Regional Governance University of Hamburg and University of Warwick 09/2018 - 02/2019
Clarissa Ribeiro International Relations, Regional Integration and Comparative Regionalism, Overlapping Regionalism in South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia Graduate Program in International Relations “San Tiago Dantas” (UNESP, UNICAMP, PUC-SP) 08/2018 - 01/2019
Sharinee Jagtiani Status claims in International Relations, Regions and the politics of regional membership in International Relations, Aspiring Powers, Indian Foreign Policy, Global International Relations, Global History and International Relations, Diplomatic History, International Political Thought University of Oxford 07/2018 - 12/2018
Sascha Riaz International Relations and Applied Statistics Harvard University 06/2018- 07/2018
Christian Schultheiss East and South China Sea disputes, International Law and Conflict Resolution, Bargaining, IR in East and South East Asia University of Cambridge 10/2017- 09/2018
Bruno Theodoro Luciano Regional Integration, Regional Parliaments, European Integration, Latin American Regionalism, Brazilian Foreign Policy towards South America, ASEAN and African Regionalism University of Birmingham 08/2017- 12/2017
Tim Dorlach Political Economy of Social and Labor Market Policy, Industrial Policy and Business Regulation, Turkey and Latin America Koc University, Istanbul 08/2017- 09/2017
Chisha Chakanga African Caribbean and Pacific Countries - European Union Partnership, Good Governance, Development Cooperation, Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional Integration University of Duisburg-Essen 05/2017- 04/2018
Rafael Mesquita Regional Powers, Regionalism, Brazilian Foreign Policy Universidade Federal de Pernambuco 03/2017 – 09/2017
Jana Lenze Middle East and North Africa, Gender Inequality in Education, Cash Transfer Programs, Panel Data Analysis University of Göttingen 01/2017 – 04/2017
Regina Cazzamatta Latin America, Media Coverage and Foreign Affairs University of Erfurt 09/2016 - 02/2017
Felipe Albuquerque Emerging Powers, Strategic Partnerships, Multilateral Regimes, International Development Cooperation and IR Theory University of Lisbon 07/2016 - 09/2016
Mingde Wang Political Psychology, Strategic and Security Studies, IR Theory, Power Relations in Asia-Pacific University of Oxford 05/2016 - 07/2016
Robert Pijpers Globalisation, Poverty and Livelihood Strategies, Intertwinements of large and small-scale Land Use, Land-acquisitions, commercial Farming, Mining University of Oslo 03/2016 - 08/2016
Michael Bender IR of South Asia, Religion and Politics, Politics of Identity, Securitization, Foreign Policy Analysis Florida International University 11/2015 - 01/2016
Carolina de Oliveira Salgado Brazilian Foreign Policy, International Cooperation, Transnational Norm Processes, Dynamics of the European Union Pontificia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro 10/2015 - 03/2016 and 05/2016 - 04/2017
Natália da Costa Pereira Bueno Conflict Transformation, Reconciliation, Memory Studies and Mozambique University of Coimbra 03/2015 - 05/2015
Luis Leandro Schenoni Santos Neoclassical Realism, International Relations in South America, Regional Reactions Towards the Brazilian Rise Universidad Torcuato Di Tella 03/2015 - 05/2015
Cíntia Vieira Souto Brazilian Foreign Policy, Latin America Bilateral Relations, Paraguayan Foreing Policy, Contemporary History Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul 01/2015 - 03/2015
Filipe Souza Correa Legislative Behavior, Subnational Politics in Brazil, Institutional Presidency in Latin America Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais/ Departamento de Ciência Política (Brasil) 06/2014 - 02/2015
Giovanni Agostinis Regionalism, Interdependence, South America, UNASUR IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca 11/2013 - 07/2014
Víctor M. Mijares International Security, Multipolarity, Neoclassical Realism, South American Defense Council Universidad Central de Venezuela 09/2013 - 09/2014