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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.
Is Bolsonaros election comparable to the US neoconservative movement of the late 1970s? Hugo Fanton has read an important contribution to contemporary debates
Antje Missbach talks on the Memento Podcast about her research on Indonesia and the refugees who endure in transit there.
AMMODI RECOMMENDS is an interactive overview of Africa-based scholars and publications on migration, mobility and displacement in Africa.
Erik Plänitz und Michael Cobb schreiben über die bevorstehende Wahl in Ghana am 7. Dezember, der ein Anstieg der Gewalt im westafrikanischen Land vorausgeht.
Events / Dates
This workshop series from November 2020 to March 2021 serves to both discuss paper drafts, start conversations with colleagues located elsewhere, and to present work in progress to each other.
As part of the ALMA Research Series digital in the winter semester Ayşegül Can (urban studies) presents her paper "Being an Istanbulite: The Value of Resistance During a Time of Urban Governance Through Massive Projects", Aylin de Tapia (islamic studies) will discuss it.
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.
As part of the ALMA Research Series digital in the winter semester Sheila Fernández Miguez (law) presents her paper "Law on Domestic Violence and Mapuche Justice. An analysis from decolonial feminism", Rosa Lehmann (political science) will discuss it.
Benedikt Kamski together with Edward G.J. Stevenson recently published an chapter on hydropower in Ethiopian Omo-Turkana Basin at "Lands of the future. Anthropological Perspectives on Pastoralism, Land Deals and Tropes of Modernity in Eastern Africa", edited by Echi Christina Gabbert, Fana Gebresenbet, John G. Galaty and Günther Schlee.
Stefan Rother und Uwe Hunger beleuchten im Lehrbuch die aktuellen Migrationsbewegungen, erklären die Ursachen von Migration und Flucht und zeigen, wie auf nationalstaatlicher und supranationaler Ebene mit Migration umgegangen wird.
Within the research project on Displacement in Africa, Joyce Takaindisa recently published a policy brief focussed on legal frameworks and political contestations of refugee and migration governance in Zimbabwe.