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.
In the research training group "Empires: Dynamic Change, Temporality & Post-imperial Orders" the calls for applications have now been published.
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.
Stefan Rother wrote an article on the past and future role of migrant civil society in the Global Compact for Migration, its design and implementation.
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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.
Stefan Rother analyses a process that attempts to democratize the governance of migration within and from Asia through connectivity from below: the Asian Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Labour Migration.
Alke Jenss trug zum Sammelband "Gewalt und Konfliktbearbeitung in Lateinamerika", herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Stefan Peters, ein Kapitel zu Mexiko bei.
Benedikt Kamski together with Edward G.J. Stevenson recently published a chapter on the of water use at Omo-Turkana Basin in "Lands of the Future: Anthropological Perspectives on Pastoralism, Land Deals and Tropes of Modernity in Eastern Africa".