Political participation through elections and polls is the focus of the current Journal of Politics in Latin America. The election processes in Brazil and Mexico as well as the failure of the Colombian peace referendum are just a selection of the topics in this issue.
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Latin America researcher Dr. Saskia Ruth-Lovell has been awarded the Political Studies Association’s 2018 Harrison Prize for her article on populism and institutional change.
The GIGA’s specialist libraries will move to new rooms within the GIGA building in April. Due to the move, the Information Centre will be closed from 8 to 15 April.
Two research clusters in which the GIGA is a participant were able to secure funding in 2018 within the framework of the federal government’s Excellence Strategy. Both have now commenced their work.