Team | GIGA Berlin Office

Contact Competence Länder und Regionen

So Young Chang

Research Fellow / Doctoral Student
  • Citizenship policy
  • Migration and development
  • Gender and labour migration
  • Asia

Kim Groneweg

Coordinator GIGA Berlin Office & GIGA Talks Berlin
  • Coordinator GIGA Berlin Office and GIGA Talks
  • Political integration of social groups
  • Electoral behavior
  • Democratic values
  • Social conflicts
  • Latin America
  • Caribbean
  • Bolivia
  • Guyana
  • Suriname

Prof. Dr. Bert Hoffmann

Head GIGA Berlin Office
Senior Research Fellow
Editor GIGA Focus Latin America
  • Head of the GIGA Berlin Office
  • Transnational migration and diaspora policies
  • EU-Latin America Relations
  • Cuba's Transformation: Crisis, Continuity and Change in Socialist Cuba
  • Latin America
  • Cuba
  • Salafism in the Maghreb (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco)
  • Civil Society in Autocracies
  • Authoritarianism and Civil Society Development in Algeria
  • State Failure and Ethnic Conflicts in Southeast Asia (esp. Burma/Myanmar and the Philippines)
  • Political Change in Burma/Myanmar
  • Islam und Islamism in Bangladesh und Southeast Asia
  • Burma/Myanmar
  • Bangladesch
  • Philippinen
  • Maghreb

Max Montgomery

Research Fellow / Doctoral Student
  • State-building and Statehood
  • Long-term Consequences of Colonialism
  • Gender Inequality and Development Policy
  • Anti-Corruption Policy
  • Sub-Saharan Africa, especially Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
  • Political Sytems
  • Latin America
  • Comparative migration and citizenship policies in Latin America, Asia and Europe
  • Representation and participation of migrants across democracies in the world
  • Diaspora politics and policies
  • Political transnationalism
  • North-South relations with regard to migration policies
  • Mexican politics
  • Latin America
  • Mexico
  • Comparative research on international sanctions
  • Authoritarian regimes
  • Democratization
  • Foreign policy and development policy
  • Neopatrimonialism / corruption and their effects on political regimes
  • State and public administration
  • Southern Africa and East Africa
  • South Africa
  • Botswana
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Kenya