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Siri Völker

Research Fellow

Doctoral Student / Research Data Management

Short CV

  • Since 09/2020: Deputy research data manager at the GIGA Information Centre

  • 2018 - 2019: Visiting doctoral student at the Institute of Social and Political Studies of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (IESP/UERJ), Brazil, DAAD scholarship holder

  • 2017: Visiting doctoral student at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Brasília (IPOL/UnB), Brazil

  • Since 10/2015: Doctoral Student at the GIGA Doctoral Programme

  • Since 05/2015: Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies, research project "Ethnic Voting in Latin America"

  • 03/2012 - 04/2015: Research Assistant at GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, research project "The Land Matrix"

  • 2010 - 2013: Internships at the European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation) in Hamburg, Fundación ALIARSE in San José, Costa Rica, and Agrar Koordination in Hamburg

  • Education: M.A. in Political Science, University of Hamburg; B.Sc. in Geography (main subject) and Political Science (complementary subject), University of Hamburg

Current Research

  • Political Institutions in Latin America

  • Social Movements

  • Afro-Descendant Politics in Latin America

Countries and Regions

  • Latin America

  • Brazil

Research Programme

  • Accountability and Participation


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