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Latin America researcher Dr. Saskia Ruth-Lovell has been awarded the Political Studies Association’s 2018 Harrison Prize for her article on populism and institutional change.
The GIGA’s specialist libraries will move to new rooms within the GIGA building in April. Due to the move, the Information Centre will be closed from 8 to 15 April.
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.
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.
The BRICS states are facing significant challenges. This site brings together current research results, analyses, and our experts’ contact information.