Conferences and Workshops

With its events, the GIGA presents research results and discusses both global trends and developments in the regions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Browse through our conferences and workshops.


  • Workshop | 01/08/2022 - 02/08/2022

    Introducing DEMOGAMES: Game-Based Learning Tools for Democracy Education

    Interested practitioners in democracy education are invited to our workshops on the results of the research project “Democracy and Games: Analogue and Digital Game-Based Learning Tools for Youth Work (DEMOGAMES).” The event offers insights into the educational tools, methods, and materials for democracy education in youth work.

    Lecture Series | 30/06/2022

    Digital Development Dialogue (3D)

    The Digital Development Dialogue (3D) seminar is a monthly 45-minute online forum for policy and research exchange. Two speakers – one researcher and one practitioner – touch upon key topics in development policy with the goal of stimulating a meaningful dialogue across the theory & practice divide.

    GIGA Event | 27/06/2022

    Advancing Opinion Research on Democracy and Governance

    Public commitment to democracy is important for democratic governance. From surveys we can learn how the population relates to democracy and what influences this stance. In this lecture, Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Zechmeister paints a picture of weak democratic commitment in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    Cooperation Event | 22/06/2022 - 23/06/2022

    MIASA Policy Conference “Policies for a Sustainable Rural Transformation in Africa”

    This first MIASA Policy Conference on “Policies for a Sustainable Rural Transformation in Africa” provides space for exchange between researchers, policy makers, development practitioners, and other stakeholders in rural development to present and discuss the most recent policy-relevant research findings.

    GIGA Event | 20/06/2022

    GIGA Speaker Series on African Affairs

    The GIGA Speaker Series on African Affairs aims at painting a nuanced picture of sub-Saharan Africa by discussing political and socio-economic developments on a regular basis. At 20 June 2022, our guest, Prof. Kwesi Aning, spoke on the Role and Meaning of Russias’s Presence in West Africa and the Sahel.


    The GIGA is taking the coronavirus situation very seriously. Until further notice, all our events take place exclusively in digital space and Team GIGA is working from home. We are pleased to be able to offer you all GIGA products without restriction.

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