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As a consequence of its strong economic growth, China is increasing its international investments and its influence in other parts of the world. From the perspective of political ecology, the current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs examines the impact of Chinese investments in natural resources and hydropower on regions rich in resources, such as Africa and Asia.
The latest special issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs deals with the bureaucratisation of Islam in Southeast Asia. Examples from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and more are analysed from a transdisciplinary perspective.
GIGA President Amrita Narlikar accompanied Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his state visit to India.
Middle East expert Jens Heibach has won the 2017 DAVO Dissertation Prize for his PhD thesis on an opposition alliance in Yemen.
The BRICS states have faced significant challenges lately. Our online dossier brings together current research results, analyses, and our experts’ contact information.
Brazil was once seen as an aspiring “shaping power” capable of fulfilling its potential. But the upheavals of recent months have thrown the country into a serious crisis. Our dossier provides analyses and expert contacts.