Digitalisation and the Global South

Digitalisation and the Global South

  • Raisina Debates | 04/2022

    All Roads connect Delhi and Brussels

    In the run-up to the Raisina Dialogue 2022, Prof. Amrita Narlikar and Dr. Samir Saran discuss in this publication the cooperation between India and the EU and the great potential that lies in collaborating on green transition, digital transformation, and maintaining the geopolitical landscape.

    Dr. Samir Saran

    Observer Research Foundation

    GIGA Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series | 27/04/2021

    Digital Diplomacy: Shaping Global Transformation

    The German Federal Foreign Office has put forth a comprehensive digitalisation strategy. The GIGA is proud to bring to you the two senior diplomats in charge of this policy. In their lecture, Ambassador Dr. Regine Grienberger and Ambassador Dr. Hinrich Thölken will address urgent matters of cyber foreign policy and the hopeful promise of digital transformation. Video of the event available.

    Research Project | 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2023

    Digital Diplomacy and Statecraft

    “Digital Diplomacy and Statecraft” is funded by the Federal Foreign Office. It focuses on how digitalisation offers new opportunities, challenges, and instruments for foreign policy. It will identify the options and (security) threats of digitalisation to develop timely responses of (digital) diplomacy.
    FFO, 2021-2022


    Research Project | 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2023

    Digital Diplomacy and Statecraft

    “Digital Diplomacy and Statecraft” is funded by the Federal Foreign Office. It focuses on how digitalisation offers new opportunities, challenges, and instruments for foreign policy. It will identify the options and (security) threats of digitalisation to develop timely responses of (digital) diplomacy.
    FFO, 2021-2022

    Research Project | 01/03/2019 - 01/12/2023

    Mediating Islam in the Digital Age (MIDA), Work Package "Contested Authority and Knowledge Production"

    Work Package 4 ‘Contested Authority and Knowledge Production’ deals with the construction and transformation of religious authority and religious knowledge production in changing circumstances. It addresses questions of legitimacy, power and discipline. The Work Package is part of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA), coordinated by the ‘Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique’ (CNRS).
    EC. Horizon 2020, 2019-2023

    Prof. em. Dr. Thijl Sunier

    Mayte Penelas

    Gerard Wiegers

    Ahmet Alibasic

    Albrecht Fuess

    Konrad Hirschler

    Montaser Marai

    Mifjam Shatanawi


    GIGA Focus Middle East | 4/2022

    Social Media in Morocco: From Grassroots Activism to Electoral Campaigns

    Social media played an important role during the campaigns leading up to the Moroccan elections in September 2021. Digital campaigning contributed to the victory of the new ruling party. In the future, a more effective legal framework is needed to guarantee the transparency and fair funding of digital electoral campaigns.

    Eleonora Landucci

    Lena Richter

    Raisina Debates | 04/2022

    All Roads connect Delhi and Brussels

    In the run-up to the Raisina Dialogue 2022, Prof. Amrita Narlikar and Dr. Samir Saran discuss in this publication the cooperation between India and the EU and the great potential that lies in collaborating on green transition, digital transformation, and maintaining the geopolitical landscape.

    Dr. Samir Saran

    Observer Research Foundation

    Chair, Panelist | 11/11/2022

    Closed-Door Digitalisation Roundtable on Critical Software and Infrastructure Law

    Workshop 11/11/2022

    Digitalisation Roundtable on critical software and critical infrastructure law with Ravi Nayyar.

    Organiser, Panelist, Panelist | 09/11/2022

    Closed-Door Digitalisation Roundtable on the Digital Silk Road in the European Union

    Workshop 09/11/2022

    Digitalisation Roundtable on the Digital Silk Road in the European Union with Nora Kürzdörfer and Felix Garten.

    President

    Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar is President of the GIGA. Her research focuses on international negotiations, economic statecraft, and multilateralism. She has a special interest in India, Asia, and the BRICS.

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