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 |
GIGA Journal on Elections in Malaysia Meets with Great Interest Locally

The new special issue of the GIGA Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs looks at the 2018 Malaysian general election and the accompanying regime change. It was recently presented at a launch event with Malaysia’s minister of foreign affairs in Subang Jaya.

Journal |
New Africa Spectrum 3/2018

This issue of Africa Spectrum investigates subjects such as biometric voting technology in Nigeria, collapsed development projects in the Zambian copperbelt, and corporate social responsibility in Sudan's industrial gold-mining sector.

Recent Press Releases

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.

Press release |
The Marie Curie ITN proposal "Mediating Islam in the Digital Age" (MIDA) has been awarded

An international consortium of research institutes, universities, and non-academic partners in six European countries was awarded a research grant from the Department for Research and Innovation of the European Commission in June 2018.

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.

Recent Media Contributions

NDR Info | Nordkoreas Atomprogramm: Durchbruch in Hanoi?
Interview with Patrick Köllner
tagesschau.de | Machtkampf in Venezuela hält an
Interview with Sabine Kurtenbach
WDR 5 | "Weltpolitische Interessenslage in Venezuela schwierig"
Interview with Sabine Kurtenbach

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