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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.
ABI researchers have various research and regional focuses & look with this knowledge at what happened during the corona pandemic.
Das „Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa“ startet nun in die Hauptphase mit dem thematischen Schwerpunkt "Sustainable Governance".
Benjamin Schütze reviews literature on the idea of "democracy promotion", with a special focus on the Middle East and North Africa.
Rose Jaji's book wonderfully deconstructs common migration assumptions, writes Franzisca Zanker in our new ALMA Reviews blog.
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The virtual conference involved experts from America, Europe and Australia. They discussed what role the sociology of law can play in finding answers to questions raised by the corona pandemic.
is the title of the recently published french speaking policy brief as part of the research project "The Political Economy of West African Migration Governance".
Alke Jenss trug zum Sammelband "Gewalt in Lateinamerika analysieren und bearbeiten" ein Kapitel zu selektiver Gewalt, illegaler Ökonomie und staatlichem Handeln in Mexiko bei.
Lewis Turner summarises the findings of a research project on humanitarian work with Syrian refugee men, focused on Za‘tari Refugee Camp in Jordan at the platform "Civil Society knowledge Centre".