Despite the civil war in Syria, Bashar al-Assad will ensure his re-election as president on June 3. André Bank and Stephan Rosiny have tracked the developments in the country through their research – and analysed the background of the conflict. A dossier
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Comparative Area Studies (CAS), the GIGA’s flagship methodological approach, keeps going strong: APSA newsletter devotes symposium to CAS and a new edited volume is under preparation.
Uganda had one of the strictest lockdowns in East Africa, including closing all but essential businesses, dusk-to-dawn curfews, and bans on both private and public transport vehicles. We take a look at how these measures affected people and businesses in the informal economy.
Review of a successful year 2019