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The current Journal of Politics in Latin America deals with disadvantaged groups, including women and indigenous peoples. One article examines the gender gap in Argentina's politics, while another focuses on consultations with indigenous groups on mining and the extraction of raw materials. These and other contributions can be found in the new issue.
The GIGA journal very much welcomes high-quality individual submissions for its current issues, as well as proposals for guest-edited editions for the volumes from 2020 onwards.
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.
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.
The BRICS states are facing significant challenges. This site brings together current research results, analyses, and our experts’ contact information.