Visiting Fellows

Currently at the GIGA

Name Country of Origin / Institution Forschung Duration of stay Funding
Dr. Jaemin Shim
  • Understanding Party Politics in Northeast Asia with Multiple Cleavages
  • Gender and Politics in Northeast Asia: Legislative Patterns and Performance of Female Legislators
  • Capturing Welfare Politics with Triangulation: Combining Multiple Datasets and Methods from Neighbouring Disciplines
  • Presidentialism and Welfare Politics
  • Party-Voter Linkage of Unorthodox Social Policy in Korea and Japan
  • World Politics of Social Investment

Thyssen Fellowship

Sinan Chu

People's Republic of China, Department of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA

  • Ethnic Politics in Contemporary China
  • Authoritarian Politics
  • Social Policies in Non-Democracies
  • State-Intellectual Relations
  • US-China/East-Asia Relations
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Dr. Pedro Seabra

Centro de Estudos Internacionais (CEI-IUL), Universitárion de Lisboa, Portugal

  • Security Studies
  • South Atlantic
  • Regional Security Governance
  • Brazilian Foreign and Defence Policy


Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury

LAU School of Arts and Sciences, Lebanon

  • Arab immigrant communities in the West
  • Migrants and protest movements
  • Power sharing in divided societies (focus on Lebanon)
  • Models of political governance in the Middle East and North Africa

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation