Team | GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

Contact Competence Länder und Regionen
  • Armed forces' reform in post-conflict societies
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon
  • Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
  • International Institutions
  • International Regimes
  • International Security and PeaceStudies
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Mexico

Jan Bellgardt

Research Fellow / Doctoral Student
  • Development economics and politics
  • New institutional economics / Public choice
  • Innovation systems in Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Transitional Justice
  • Democratisation
  • State-Building
  • Peace and Conflict Research
  • Peru
  • International Relations
  • foreign and security policy
  • regional cooperation
  • South America, especially Brazil and Colombia
  • Human Rights, Environmental Rights
  • Rights of Indigenous People
  • Prior consultations
  • Resource conflicts
  • Latin America
  • Advocacy on health-related issues
  • Gender issues
  • Human Rights and advocacy
  • Mexico
  • Chile
  • Energy Policy
  • Climate Policy
  • Natural Resources & Resource Conflicts
  • (Neo)gramscian Approaches
  • Agency Analysis
  • Frame Analysis
  • Indonesia
  • Brazil
  • Urban Violence and Non State Armed Actors in Latin America
  • Security and Defence in South America
  • Armed Conflict and Peace Process in Colombia
  • Illegal Markets and Violence in Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Institutional influence and leadership
  • Ideas and values
  • Foreign policy and regionalism
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Mercosur
  • First Lady
  • Women in politics
  • Latin America
  • The Rise of Race-based Inequalities in Contemporary Cuba: Analyzing the Impact of Past Migration and Current Reforms
  • Cuba
  • Peru, drug policy
  • Statebuilding
  • Organized Crime
  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Political integration of social groups
  • Electoral behavior
  • Indigenous rights
  • Social conflicts
  • Latin America, especially Bolivia
  • 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

Dr. Sabine Kurtenbach

Senior Research Fellow
General Editor GIGA Focus
Editor GIGA Focus Global
  • Postwar Societies
  • Violence and Social change
  • Youth
  • Central America
  • Colombia
  • Transitional justice
  • Truth commissions
  • Collective memory
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Colombia
  • International and regional governmental organizations in comparative perspective
  • EU in global regionalism
  • Diffusion theories
  • Latin America
  • Political institutions in Latin America
  • Presidentialism
  • Latin American congresses
  • Latin American courts
  • President-Congress relations; president-court relations
  • Latin America
  • Argentina

Prof. Dr. Detlef Nolte

Director of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies
Editor GIGA Focus Latin America
  • Forms of government
  • developmental cooperation
  • EU-USA-LA relations
  • Latin America, especially Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay
  • Political Sytems
  • Latin America
  • Immigration policy and integration of migrants into the polity across Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Security Sector Reforms
  • Local Peace Movements
  • Discursive Politics
  • Central America
  • Environmental and development economics
  • Poverty reduction and low carbon economic development
  • Indonesia
  • India
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Armed Conflict and Peacebuilding
  • Transitional Justice and Victims' Reparations
  • Natural Resources
  • Criminality
  • Colombia
  • International migration
  • Migration policies
  • Development and remittances
  • Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras)
  • Deportation and securitization of borders
  • Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras)
  • Conflict Transformation
  • Rights of Indigenous People
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Resource Conflicts
  • Development Discourse
  • Latin America
  • Strategic relationships of South American countries with China
  • Regional powers and secondary regional powers
  • Regional integration in South America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Venezuela
  • Judicial independence in Latin America with a special focus on Chile and Paraguay
  • The role of courts in the political system
  • Development of democracy in Paraguay
  • Chile
  • Paraguay
  • Social Construction of Regional Orders
  • Foreign Policy
  • Colombia
  • Political Institutions in Latin America
  • Social Movements
  • Afro-Descendant and Indigenous Politics in Latin America
  • Latin America, especially Brazil and Costa Rica
  • Ecuadorian Foreign Policy
  • Emerging Powers: China and Brazil
  • International Cooperation
  • South-South Cooperation, Integration and Regionalism in Latin America
  • Ecuador