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 Current Chinese Affairs 3/2017

As a consequence of its strong economic growth, China is increasing its international investments and its influence in other parts of the world. From the perspective of political ecology, the current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs examines the impact of Chinese investments in natural resources and hydropower on regions rich in resources, such as Africa and Asia.

Journal |
Special Issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 1/2018

The latest special issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs deals with the bureaucratisation of Islam in Southeast Asia. Examples from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and more are analysed from a transdisciplinary perspective.

Recent Press Releases

Press Information |
Germany and India: "A Fresh Look at Each Other"

GIGA President Amrita Narlikar accompanied Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his state visit to India.

Award |
GIGA Researcher Awarded Dissertation Prize for Analysis of Opposition Cooperation in Authoritarian States

Middle East expert Jens Heibach has won the 2017 DAVO Dissertation Prize for his PhD thesis on an opposition alliance in Yemen.

Recent Online Dossiers

Online-Dossier
BRICS

The BRICS states have faced significant challenges lately. Our online dossier brings together current research results, analyses, and our experts’ contact information.

Online Dossier
Brazil

Brazil was once seen as an aspiring “shaping power” capable of fulfilling its potential. But the upheavals of recent months have thrown the country into a serious crisis. Our dossier provides analyses and expert contacts.

Recent Media Contributions

Deutsche Welle | Will Nicaragua be the next Venezuela?
Article quoting Sabine Kurtenbach
Deutsche Welle | Crisis en Nicaragua: "A Ortega no le interesa la reconciliación nacional"
Article quoting Sabine Kurtenbach
Deutsche Welle | ¿Colombia en paz? La responsabilidad es ahora de Duque
Article quoting Sabine Kurtenbach
Deutsche Welle | Yemen: Saudi-led coalition launches attack to recapture Hodeida port city
Article quoting Jens Heibach

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