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

Award |
GIGA Scholar Wins Prize for Analysis of Populism

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.

In brief |
New Rooms for GIGA Information Centre

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.

Recent Press Releases

Press release |
GIGA's Open Access Journals Now Published by SAGE

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.

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.

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

n.tv | Arabischer Frühling 2.0? In Nordafrika gärt es
Article quoting André Bank
Saarbrücker Zeitung | Revolutionen in Nordafrika gehen weiter
Article quoting André Bank
Tiroler Tageszeitung | Ein Hauch von Tahrir: Revolutionen in Nordafrika gehen weiter
Article quoting André Bank
Deutsche Welle | How did India's Narendra Modi fare in his first term?
Interview with Amrita Narlikar

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Head of Communications Department

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Dr. Peter Peetz

Head of Finances and Administration

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