Publications

The GIGA publishes its research results primarily as articles in prestigious journals and as books with international university presses. Get an overview of our publications below.


  • International Affairs | Oxford University Press | 09/2022

    International relations: the ‘how not to’ guide

    The International Affairs centenary special issue, edited by GIGA President Prof. Narlikar and Prof. Drezner, is a ‘how not to’ guide for international relations. It brings together 14 experts examining historic failures and how policy practitioners and researchers can get it right together.

    Prof. Dr. Daniel W. Drezner

    International Affairs | 09/2022

    International relations: the ‘how not to’ guide – Introduction to the International Affairs centenary special issue

    In this introductory article, GIGA President Prof. Narlikar and Prof. Drezner, guest editors of the International Affairs centenary special issue, outline this ‘how not to’ guide. They explore a Hippocratic oath for international affairs and suggest going beyond this minimum ‘do no harm’ requirement.

    Prof. Dr. Daniel W. Drezner

    International Affairs | 09/2022

    How not to negotiate: the case of trade multilateralism

    The WTO has become an almost perfect example of how not to negotiate. In this article, GIGA President Prof. Narlikar identifies three broad categories of bargaining failures and explores the impact of narratives on the course of events, giving us a clear list of dos and don’ts for international negotiation.

    Chapter in Edited Volume | 08/2022

    Auswirkungen des Gaza-Krieges 2021 auf Deutschland: eine mehrdimensionale Analyse des Radikalisierungsgeschehens

    Der Gaza-Krieg vom Mai 2021 hatte deutlich messbare Auswirkungen auf das Radikalisierungsgeschehen in Deutschland. Mit dem im MOTRA-Verbund zur Verfügung stehenden Instrumentarium werden in diesem Beitrag zum ersten Mal die Rückwirkungen eines Ereignisses, das außerhalb Deutschlands stattgefunden hat, dargestellt.

    Dr. Katrin Brettfeld

    Simon Greipl

    Julian Hohner

    Dr. Sophia Hunger

    Dr. Eylem Kanol

    Prof. Dr. Peter Wetzels


    All GIGA Publications

    By disseminating its research through influential journals and publishers, the GIGA achieves high global visibility and assumes an intellectual leadership role. Research results regularly appear as peer-reviewed articles or are published in books and anthologies.

    The institute’s own publication series GIGA Focus, GIGA Journal Family, and GIGA Working Papers have been freely available online for more than ten years in accordance with the Open Access principle. This makes the GIGA one of the pioneers of free access to academic expertise. The GIGA is co-editor of the journal Iberoamericana.

    Chapter in Edited Volume | 12/2022

    Political Parties in Southeast Asia

    Dr. Andreas Ufen

    Senior Research Fellow / Research Team Spokesperson

    Review of International Organizations | 09/2022

    Measuring Precision Precisely: A Dictionary-Based Measure of Imprecision

    What to learn more about the precision of international agreements? This publication offers a robust empirical measure of this central International Relations concept. We show that the mandates of international organizations can be very vague, opening room for interpretation and manipulation.

    Dr. Markus Gastinger

    Dr. Henning Schmidtke

    Research Fellow / Research Team Spokesperson

    GIGA Focus Latin America | 4/2022

    Chile’s Constitutional Reform Process Rebooted

    Although Chileans are overwhelmingly in favour of a new constitution, in a referendum held on 4 September, 62 per cent of those who voted rejected the proposal drawn up by a democratically elected Constitutional Convention. The struggle for a new constitution is thus entering the next round.

    Sustainable Governance Indicators | 09/2022

    Sustainable Governance Indicators 2022, Japan Report

    Prof. Dr. Ito Peng

    Thomas Kalinowski

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