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, press releases and contact details on our experts. If you would like to receive notification of new reports and our latest press releases, please email us your name, media organization, contact details and email address: presse@giga-hamburg.de. If you have a special area of interest please specify.

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News

Journal |
New Journal of Politics in Latin America 1/2018

How women mobilise women in presidential election campaigns and why the leftist Worker’s Party became successful in the conservative Northeast of Brazil – these and other questions are answered in the new issue of the Journal of Politics in Latin America.

Conference |
Exchange and Networking at ISA 2018

GIGA scholars will present their research findings at the International Studies Association’s annual convention in San Francisco at the beginning of April.

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

sueddeutsche.de | Machtwechsel in Havanna. "Die Kubanische Revolution hat den Rassismus überwunden"
Interview with Bert Hoffmann
Stuttgarter-Zeitung.de | Raúl Castros Nachfolger – ein "uncharismatischer Manager"
Interview with Bert Hoffmann
NDR Info Redezeit | Welche Perspektive gibt es für Syrien?
Discussion with André Bank
SWR 2 | Anfang oder Ende der Diplomatie: Der Militärschlag gegen Syrien
Interview with André Bank

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