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The ABI is one of Germany’s major research centers in the domain of both comparative area studies and transregional studies. As an independent, non-profit research institution, the institute cooperates with the University of Freiburg. The Institute was founded in 1960 and goes back to Arnold Bergstraesser, at that time Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Freiburg.
Annika Hampel recommends an article that analyses current hierarchical structures, processes and dynamics within global collaborations in arts and culture.
Benedikt Kamski gave an interview to AFP on the upcoming presidential elections in Djibouti in April.
With "ACT in Video", the Africa Centre of the University of Freiburg is launching a video series to communicate scientific results in a contemporary manner.
Helga Dickow writes in The Conversation about her assessment of the situation in Chad in the run-up to the presidential elections there in April.
Events / Dates
The ALMA Research Series is Freiburg’s interdisciplinary colloquium on social transformations in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. The lectures take place four times during term in digital space.
Alke Jenss togehter with Bregje van Veelen, Ludovico Rella, Gerald Taylor Aiken, Emily Judson, Evelina Gambino, Ankur Parashar and Annabel Pinker write in Political Geography about how an infrastructural lens can offer new insights into democratic spaces, practices, and temporalities, offering more expansive versions of what it means to act politically.
In the context of profound global transformations, Annika Hampel explores in this ifa study how international higher education cooperation should be shaped in the future and what contribution transnational education offers (TNB) in particular can be able to make here.
Lewis Turner together with others clarify ten common misconceptions about conflict and displacement-related sexual violence against men and boys based on existing evidence and their collective field experience in twenty-seven countries as humanitarian aid workers and academics.