Visiting Fellows

Currently at the GIGA

Name Country of Origin / Institution Forschung Duration of stay Funding
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


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

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

Self financier

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

GIGA Fellowship for Research on India

Ana Isabel López García

El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana, Mexico

  • Political Participation
  • International Migration
  • Welfare Policies
  • Mexican Politics

The National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt), Mexico

Cecilia Roa

Fundación Evaristo García, Cali, Kolumbien

  • Water supply
  • Environment
  • Development
  • Sustainability

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Prof. Dr. Kai Michael Kenkel

Institute of International Relations, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • International Sicherheit
  • Interventionsnormen
  • Responsibility to Protect