Visiting Fellows

Currently at the GIGA

Name Country of Origin / Institution Forschung Duration of stay Funding
Ana Isabel López García
  • Political behaviour
  • International migration
  • Peace and conflict
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Gerda Henkel Foundation (Special Programme Security, Society and the State)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kalinowski

Ewha Womans University, South Korea

  • International Political Economy
  • International Organizations
  • Global governance
  • Sustainable governance
  • International development
  • Climate finance
  • Development cooperation
  • Climate adaptation
  • Green Climate Fund
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Sabbatical

Prof. Dr. Sook Jong Lee

Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul

  • Complex Dimensions of Asian Countries’ Responses toward China
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East Asia Institute of South Korea

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
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Thyssen Fellowship

Dr. Sangeeta Mahapatra

India

  • Counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency strategies of India, Israel, and the United States of America.
  • Interlinkages of human security (energy, water, food, and environmental security) concerns and policies in India
  • Environmental economics and sustainable development of South Asia
  • Ideology- and identity-based politics of India
  • Indian political communications in the digital space including the methods of persuasion, manipulation, propaganda, and voter engagement
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GIGA India Fellowship

Matheus Lucas Hebling

University of Campinas, Brazil

  • Presidentialism
  • Foreign Policy
  • Presidential Agenda
  • Terrorism
  • Decision-Making and Legislative Processes
  • Political Discourse
  • Qualitative Methodology and Comparative Politics
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Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education - CAPES

Jan Němec

Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague

  • Comparative Politics
  • Party Politics
  • Electoral Processes
  • Legislative Studies
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University of Economics, Prague

Dr. Sazana Jayadeva
  • Transnational student mobility
  • Migration infrastructures
  • Social media
  • Indian middle classes
  • Social mobility
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GIGA India Fellowship

Dr. Rocío Verástegui Ledesma

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)

  • Process of construction of the Nation and democracy in Peru
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kademischer Austauschdienst German Academic Service (DAAD). Research stays for University Academics and Scientists, 2018

Dr. Zoltan Pall

Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore

  • Kuwaiti Islamic Charities, Transnational Networks and the Transformation of Muslim Communities in Southeast Asia
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GIGA

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

Dr. Sreeradha Datta

Profil Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, India

  • The developing connectivity corridors in the Southern Asian region
  • Regional organisations, and issues concerning internal security and cross border linkages
  • Cross border economic corridors
  • Internal and cross border migrations
  • Common waters in the Southern Asian region
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GIGA India Fellowship