The GIGA

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies is an independent research institute based in Hamburg and a member of the Leibniz Association.

World Regions

The GIGA studies the politics, economies, and societies of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global issues.

News

Germany holds the G20 presidency in 2017. The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies has a long-standing record of top-class research on G20-related topics, and also participates in some of the G20 processes. Learn more about our activities.

GIGA Focus

GIGA Focus

In the GIGA Focus, we publish our research findings and concise analyses of current events. The various editions cover politics, economics, and society in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, respectively, as well as global trends.

Publications

Highlights

GIGA Journal Family

In the Africa Spectrum, the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, and the Journal of Politics in Latin America, we publish excellent contributions from researchers around the world.

GIGA Working Papers

Tim Wegenast / Georg Strüver / Juliane Giesen / Mario Krauser

At Africa's Expense? Disaggregating the Social Impact of Chinese Mining Operations

GIGA Working Paper, No. 308, October 2017

Events

 

Calendar

We are busy planning new events. We will publish updates soon.

Media Contributions

GIGA in general

Deutsche Welle |
Interview with Amrita Narlikar
tagesschau.de |
Article quoting Amrita Narlikar
Spiegel Online |
Interview with Patrick Köllner

G20

Foreign Affairs |
Commentary by Amrita Narlikar
tagessschau.de |
Article quoting Jann Lay
ARD Sondersendung |
Interview with Amrita Narlikar