GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics

  • The GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics reflects our expertise regarding different aspects of inclusive and sustainable development in the Global South. The seminar covers a broad range of topics related to conflict, education, employment, environment, governance, health, inequality, trade, and poverty. More information on GIGA’s research on these topics is available on the webpage of GIGA Research Programme “Globalisation and Development”.

    The GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics features scholars and experts from around the world. The seminar takes place once a month and is available to the public. Information on upcoming and past seminars are posted below.

    If you are interested in joining the seminars, please register with Dr. Lisa Hoffmann:

    Coordinator GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics

    GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics | 16/06/2022

    Diverging Globalizations: Sectoral Pathways to Development and New Capitalisms

    Lecture by Roselyn Hsueh, Associate Professor at Temple University

    GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics | 19/05/2022

    Local Bureaucrats and School Governance Reform at Scale: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania

    Lecture by Jacobus Cilliers, assistant professor at Georgetown University.

    GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics | 28/04/2022

    Failing the Test: The Countervailing Attitudinal Effects of Civil Service Examinations

    Lecture by Nicholas Kuipers, Researcher at UC Berkeley and Stanford University

    GIGA Seminar in Socio-Economics | 07/04/2022

    How to make policy makers use your research: Understanding the role of (rigorous) evidence in German Development Cooperation

    Lecture by Dr. Marion Krämer, team leader at DEval.

    The GIGA is taking the coronavirus situation very seriously. Our events take place in the digital space or in hybrid format. Team GIGA is still working mainly from home. We are pleased to be able to offer you our products without restriction.


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