Team | GIGA Institute of African Affairs

Contact Competence Länder und Regionen
  • Resources conflicts
  • Religion and violent conflict
  • Civil-military relations
  • Political institutions
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Chad
  • Botswana
  • Ethnic and Religious Conflict
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Political Violence and Terrorism
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Inequality and preferences for redistribution
  • Social security systems in developing countries
  • Political economy of social security systems
  • Africa
  • Limited Statehood
  • Security Governance
  • Statebuilding
  • Alternative Forms of Political Order
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Central African Republic
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Experimental Economics
  • Economics of Well-being
  • Land allocation and resettlement
  • South-East-Asia
  • South-East-Asia
  • International sanctions
  • Persistence and change of autocratic regimes
  • Qualitative methods, in particular QCA and discourse analysis
  • Framing
  • Simbabwe
  • Burundi
  • Energy, environmental and development economics
  • Effects of energy price increases on welfare and the performance of micro- and small enterprises in Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Institution-building in post-war societies
  • Post-conflict peace operations
  • Foreign aid and post-war democratization
  • Africa
  • Democratization
  • Political Institutions
  • Constitutional Courts
  • Elections
  • Madagaskar
  • Mali
  • Senegal
  • Terrorism as tactical consideration of social movement organisations and collective actors in contentious politics
  • Religious Minorities: Discrimination, Grievances and Conflict
  • Africa
  • Middle East

Tabea Lakemann

Research Fellow / Doctoral Student
Speaker Research Team
  • Gender and Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation, Technology Use and Adaptation in Micro and Small Enterprises
  • Africa
  • Uganda

Apl. Prof. Dr. Jann Lay

Acting Director of the GIGA Institute of African Affairs
Head of RP 3
  • Economy
  • development
  • Africa
  • Extent, processes and effects of large-scale land acquisitions
  • Rural development
  • Agricultural transformations
  • Zambia
  • Kenya
  • Mali
  • Development Economics
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Social Mobility
  • Political Attitudes
  • Household Survey Analysis
  • Microsimulation Models
  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • 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

Dr. Jason Sumich

Senior Research Fellow
Speaker Research Team
  • Legitimacy
  • Political Transformations
  • Elite Formation
  • Democratisation
  • Citizenship and Inequality in Mozambique
  • Middle Class Formation, new Forms of Urbanism and the Politics of Infrastructure in Africa
  • Africa
  • Structural Change
  • Growth and Development
  • Africa
  • Uganda
  • Relationship between employment and well-being
  • Empowerment and Sen's capability approach
  • Informal employment
  • Sri Lanka
  • Uganda