Visiting Fellows

Currently at the GIGA

Name Country of Origin / Institution Research Duration of stay Funding
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
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Thyssen Fellowship

Dr. Sazana Jayadeva
  • Transnational student migration from India
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Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships

Enrique Carlos Natalino

Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil

  • Presidential Diplomacy
  • Ideology and Foreign Policy
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Political Resource Course
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Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education - CAPES

Sinan Chu

People's Republic of China, Department of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA

  • Ethnic Politics in Contemporary China
  • Authoritarian Politics
  • Social Policies in Non-Democracies
  • State-Intellectual Relations
  • US-China/East-Asia Relations
  • Qualitative Research Methods
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Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Jannik Schritt

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and The Ethnographic Collection, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

  • Political Anthropology
  • Anthropology of the State
  • Anthropology of Development
  • Oil
  • Globalization
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VW Grant "Forschung und Praxis"

Sofia Vera

University of Pittsburgh, United States

  • Democratization
  • Representation
  • Parties and Party Systems
  • Political Behaviour
  • Accountability
  • Corruption
  • Causal Inference
  • Mixed-methods Research
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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Dr. May Darwich

Durham University, UK

  • Foreign Policy Analysis of Middle Eastern States
  • The Interplay Identity and Power in Middle East International Relations
  • Identity politics
  • Alliances and Threat Perception
  • Regime-society relations
  • Authoritarianism in the Middle East
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Prof. Dr. Lucas Pereira Rezende

Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil

  • International Security and Defense
  • Defense Cooperation in South America
  • Armed Forces and Democracy in Brazil
  • International Relations Theories
  • Peace Operations
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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)