Visiting Fellows

Currently at the GIGA

Name Country of Origin / Institution Research Duration of stay Funding
Minobu Kamo, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Radiology, St. Luke’s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

  • Occupational Health
  • Health Statistics

Tsuchiya Memorial Foundation | Bayer Foundation

Dr. Azul A. Aguiar Aguilar

Profil - ITESO, Universidad Jesuita de Guadaljara, Mexico

  • Democratization
  • Judicial Politics


Prof. Dr. Federico Rossi

Profil - Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Social movements and protest
  • Legislative studies
  • Political economy
  • Relational analysis

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Marisa von Bülow

Political Science Institute, University of Brasilia, Brazil

  • Democracy in Latin America
  • Digital Activism
  • Protest
  • Social Movement Organizations
  • Elections and Digital Strategies

Fundação de Apoio à Pesquisa do Distrito Federal (FAP-DF) and University of Brasilia

Dr. Jaemin Shim
  • Understanding Party Politics in Northeast Asia with Multiple Cleavages
  • Gender and Politics in Northeast Asia: Legislative Patterns and Performance of Female Legislators
  • Capturing Welfare Politics with Triangulation: Combining Multiple Datasets and Methods from Neighbouring Disciplines
  • Presidentialism and Welfare Politics
  • Party-Voter Linkage of Unorthodox Social Policy in Korea and Japan
  • World Politics of Social Investment

Thyssen Fellowship; GIGA Research Platform Asia (07/2019 - 10/2019)

Dr. Sebastian Biba

Profil - Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Deutschland

  • Transnational responsibility
Prof. Dr. Esther Ishengoma

University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Energy choices for transport and cooking
  • Entrepreneurship, formalization and enterprise development
  • Financial linkages, MFIs sustainability and poverty reduction
  • Gender and agribusiness