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

In brief |
Our Research at Hamburg’s Summer of Knowledge 2019

Summer of Knowledge at the Town Hall square: In presentations and games, the GIGA will present a selection of its current research on the topics of climate change and migration, youth as actors for peace, the Syrian war, public investment in developing countries, and open-access publishing.

In brief |
Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the Hamburg Cluster of Excellence on Climate Research

Leadership of CliCCS and Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar present the Cluster of Excellence.

Recent Press Releases

Press release |
GIGA's Open Access Journals Now Published by SAGE

SAGE Publishing, one of the world’s leading independent and academic publishers, and the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies have recently partnered to publish GIGA's open access journals.

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.

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.

Online Dossier
Brazil

Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America, is about to decide, in the Presidential Election run-off on Sunday, 28 October. Current research findings, analyses, and contact information about Brazil are summarised for you here in our online dossier.

Recent Media Contributions

ntv | Friedensforscher sind alarmiert: Atommächte modernisieren Waffenarsenale
Interview with Christian von Soest (from 01:10)
Deutsche Welle | México: el precio del acuerdo con Trump
Interview with Luicy Pedroza
Deutsche Welle | Mexico to deploy more troops to southern border
Interview with Luicy Pedroza
Deutsche Welle | Mexico to deploy more troops to southern border
Interview with Luicy Pedroza

Contact

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Head of Communications Department

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Dr. Peter Peetz

Head of Finances and Administration

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Press Releases

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