3 sentences on the institute
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.
IQAS provides a forum for multidisciplinary research on current and historical topics relevant to politics, economics and society in contemporary Asia.
Leonie Jegen and Franzisca Zanker published an op-ed about a new evacuation plan to fly out migrants to Rwanda from Libya.
Leonie Jegen presented the study on the political dimensions of migration management in Niamey.
Andreas Mehler and Helga Dickow were in Dakar for the CEGLA opening ceremony and the network meeting of DAAD-funded centres of excellence in Africa.
Events / Dates
On 26th November 2019, the ABI will organise an event on migration in Dakar/Senegal in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Professor Dr. Raymond Atuguba, LL. M. (Harvard), University of Ghana School of Law / Harvard Law School & Dr. Sena Dei-Tutu, University of Ghana, 22th October 2019 12:30 pm, ABI
Next event: 11th November 2019, 8 p.m. c.t.: Prof. Dr. André du Pisani, University of Namibia, and Prof. Dr. Reinhart Kößler, Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut: Namibia and Germany: Problematic heritage and current challenges, HS 1199, KG I
Next event: Thursday, 07th November 19, 8pm: Khartoum Offside. Guest: Volker Finke, former football coach of the men of SC Freiburg and the men's national team of Cameroon.
is the title of the recently published policy brief by Kwaku Arhin-Sam and Franzisca Zanker as a result of the research project "The Political Economy of West African Migration Governance".