Visiting Fellows

Currently at the GIGA

Name Country of Origin / Institution Forschung Duration of stay Funding
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
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Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Francis O'Connor

COSMOS – Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence

  • Political violence
  • Social movements
  • Civil wars
  • Radicalisation
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Self-financier

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
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DAAD

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
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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Dr. Jagriti Tanwar

Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University, Sweden and Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen, Germany

  • Labour Market
  • Gender
  • Career Inequality
  • Skill Challenges and Quantitative Research Methods
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Self-financier

Ana Isabel López García

El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana, Mexico

  • Political Participation
  • International Migration
  • Welfare Policies
  • Mexican Politics
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The National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt), Mexico

Luiz Eduardo Garcia da Silva

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil

  • Electoral Systems
  • Democratic Theory
  • Electoral Coalitions
  • International Relations
  • Brazilian Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
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Self financier

Merouan Mekouar

York University, Canada

  • Governance in Authoritarian Countries
  • Authoritarian Resilience
  • Social Movements
  • Democratic Transitions
  • Diffusion
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Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University

Dr. Chanchal Kumar Sharma

Central University of Haryana, Pali, Mahendergarh, India

  • Political Economy of Federalism
  • Party System Stability and Change
  • Intergovernmental Transfers and Regional Disparities
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GIGA Fellowship for Research on India