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. 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)

Ana Isabel López García
  • Political behaviour
  • International migration
  • Peace and conflict

Gerda Henkel Foundation (Special Programme Security, Society and the State)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kalinowski

Ewha Womans University, South Korea

  • International Political Economy
  • International Organizations
  • Global governance
  • Sustainable governance
  • International development
  • Climate finance
  • Development cooperation
  • Climate adaptation
  • Green Climate Fund


Dr. Melina Kalfelis
  • Political Anthropology
  • Civil Society
  • Transnationalism
  • Audiovisual Anthropology