Press Centre

Welcome to the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies' Press Centre. This section is intended for journalists and media professionals. It lists the latest news and press releases, as well as contact details for our experts. If you would like to receive notifications about new reports and our latest press releases, please e-mail us your name, media organisation, contact details, and e-mail address: presse@giga-hamburg.de. If you have a special area of interest please specify this.

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News

Journal |
New Journal of Politics in Latin America 3/2018

The current Journal of Politics in Latin America deals with disadvantaged groups, including women and indigenous peoples. One article examines the gender gap in Argentina's politics, while another focuses on consultations with indigenous groups on mining and the extraction of raw materials. These and other contributions can be found in the new issue.

Call for Papers |
Invitation to submit to the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs

The GIGA journal very much welcomes high-quality individual submissions for its current issues, as well as proposals for guest-edited editions for the volumes from 2020 onwards.

Recent Press Releases

Press Release |
New Leadership in Three GIGA Regional Institutes

A new line-up in the GIGA’s executive board: this body brings together experts on Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as on global developments. Between them they steer the entire institute.

Press release |
The Marie Curie ITN proposal "Mediating Islam in the Digital Age" (MIDA) has been awarded

An international consortium of research institutes, universities, and non-academic partners in six European countries was awarded a research grant from the Department for Research and Innovation of the European Commission in June 2018.

Recent Online Dossiers

Online-Dossier
BRICS

The BRICS states are facing significant challenges. This site brings together current research results, analyses, and our experts’ contact information.

Recent Media Contributions

Deutsche Welle | Katars OPEC-Abschied: ein vielschichtiges Signal
Article quoting Thomas Richter
Deutsche Welle | Qatar's OPEC exit rooted in Gulf region's diplomatic unrest
Article quoting Thomas Richter
greenpeace magazin | Der Fokus auf die Opfer des Bürgerkriegs ist wichtig
Interview with Sabine Kurtenbach
Der Tagesspiegel | "Jemand wie ich darf wie ein Hippie klingen"
Interview with Amrita Narlikar

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Head of Communications Department

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Dr. Peter Peetz

Head of Finances and Administration

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