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.
Annika Hampel writes about India's art and culture policy, which does not yet adequately showcase the country's cultural riches.
Interview: The European Union and African states have a fundamentally different understanding of migration – what conflicts does this cause?
Yonatan N. Gez writes about the still lacking international visibility of African dissertations and their valuable local perspectives.
Stefan Rother talks about the influence of the Corona crisis on the situation of migrants on the podcast of the University of Freiburg.
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, the sinologist René Trappel presents his paper "The Rural Rejuvenation Strategy: Power and Subordination in Chinas' Latest Rural Modernization Efforts", Sandra Destradi (political science) will discuss it.
Alke Jenss and Benjamin Schütze recently published an article at International Studies Quarterly and bring to light transregional authoritarian connections between the secondary port cities Aqaba/Jordan and Buenaventura/Colombia.
Vor dem Hintergrund tiefgreifender globaler Umbrüche geht Annika Hampel in der vorliegenden ifa-Studie der Frage nach, wie internationale Hochschulkooperationen der Zukunft gestaltet werden sollten und welchen Beitrag hier zu insbesondere Transnationale Bildungsangebote (TNB) zu leisten vermögen.
In research of forced migration, there exists an ongoing debate about who and in what ways is producing and accessing knowledge. This Special Issue looks at two groups of people more closely and broadcasts their research results. Hence, we have contributions from undergraduate student researchers, as well as a commentary by a researcher with a personal background in migration and displacement.