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 1/2019

This issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs analyses various topics like the growing separatist tendencies in Hongkong, kinship in 21st century China, or UK’s strategic partnership with China.

Press Release |
Merike Blofield New Director of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

The GIGA has a new board member: Prof. Dr. Merike Blofield takes up her position as Director of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

Recent Press Releases

Press Release |
Merike Blofield New Director of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

The GIGA has a new board member: Prof. Dr. Merike Blofield takes up her position as Director of the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

Press Release |
Eckart Woertz New Director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies

The GIGA has a new board member: Prof. Dr. Eckart Woertz today takes up his position as Director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies.

Recent Spotlights

Spotlight
BRICS

The BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa face great challenges. Despite their different – sometimes even contradictory – interests, the group continues to seek political and economic exchange.

Spotlight
Brazil

Brazil was once regarded as an up-and-coming creative power, but in recent years the country has fallen into serious crisis. How have corruption scandals and election campaigns by right-wing politicians changed Brazil? What influence will the country have on the continent in future?

Recent Media Contributions

Spiegel Online | Kohlekraftwerke auf dem Balkan: Chinas Geld ist Bosniens Gift
Interview with Amrita Narlikar
tagesschau.de | "Dialog mit China" Partner oder Rivalen?
Discussion with Amrita Narlikar
Deutsche Welle | Brazilian president softens tone on China
Interview with Amrita Narlikar
NDR Info | Redezeit - Themenabend: Der Krieg um Nordsyrien
Discussion with Eckart Woertz

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Head of Communications Department

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Dr. Peter Peetz

Head of Finances and Administration

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