Team | GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

Contact Competence Länder und Regionen
  • environmental politics and environmental activism
  • Social movements and civil society,
  • Internet/social media and social activism
  • Ideological change and political legitimacy
  • China

So Young Chang

Research Fellow / Doctoral Student
  • Citizenship policy
  • Migration and development
  • Gender and labour migration
  • Asia
  • India’s foreign and security policy
  • International Relations in South Asia
  • India
  • South Asia
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • BRICS and International Order
  • State fragility and transformation
  • Cyber foreign policy
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Afghanistan
  • EU Foreign Policy
  • EU-China Relations
  • International Relations
  • China
  • European Union
  • Migration
  • socio-cultural Change
  • Internet
  • PR China
  • Taiwan
  • International productivity differences
  • global transitions
  • Asia
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Economics of Corruption
  • Southeast Asia

Prof. Dr. Heike Holbig

Senior Research Fellow
Editor GIGA Focus Asia
  • The politics of the People‘s Republic of China
  • Comparative research into authoritarianism
  • Asia-related area studies
  • VR China
  • SVR Hongkong

Prof. Dr. Patrick Köllner

Vice President
Director of the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies
  • Formal and informal institutions
  • Political parties and organizations
  • Japan
  • North and South Korea
  • New Zealand

Medha

Research Fellow / Doctoral Student
  • Indian foreign policy
  • Role of identities in international relations
  • Media and politics
  • India
  • South Asia
  • Female labour force participation in rural India
  • Subjective well-being
  • Social policies in South Asia
  • South Asia
  • India
  • Emerging Democracies
  • Sovereignty
  • India‘s Foreign Policy
  • India
  • Mozambique
  • Regional Powers
  • GIGA Doctoral Programme
  • Regional and emerging powers
  • Global and regional environmental politics
  • Global climate regime
  • India
  • BRICS
  • Democratisation Studies
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Party Development
  • State Transformation
  • Religious Conflict
  • Myanmar
  • Southeast Asia
  • South Africa
  • Post-conflict transitional governments
  • Institutional reform in post-conflict societies
  • Security Sector Reform (SSR)
  • Quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Nepal
  • Legitimation and stability of authoritarian regimes
  • Foreign policy of authoritarian states
  • Chinese foreign and security policy
  • Natural resources and religion in intra-state conflicts
  • China
  • Latin America
  • Democratization
  • Islamization
  • political parties
  • weak states and political violence
  • regional integration
  • Indonesia
  • East Timor
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • ASEAN

Dr. Iris Wieczorek

Senior Research Fellow
GIGA Representative in Japan
  • Innovation processes and networks in Japanese economy, science and society in international comparison
  • Japan