Prof. Robert Kappel
Position:
Guest Lecturer, Political Science
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Prof. Kappel earned his degree in political economy and sociology and has a special focus on African Studies. In 2017 he was guest professor at the University of Haifa and held a lecture on Global Power shifts and the New Global World Order. From 2004 to 2011, Kappel was president of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Leibniz Institute of Global and Regional Studies (GIGA) and worked as a professor at the Universities of Leipzig (1996-2004; 2004-2011 - Institute for African Studies) and Hamburg. Since 2011, he is president emeritus of the GIGA Institute and prof. em. at the University of Leipzig.
Kappel published several papers on sub-Saharan political issues like the business environment of enterprises in Uganda, development policies and global poverty research. He taught a course in the framework of the MA program on German foreign policy.

Publication

Books
  • Dirk Hansohm and Robert Kappel: Schwarz-weiße Mythen. Afrika und der entwicklungspolitische Diskurs, Bremer Afrikastudien, Bd. 5, LIT Verlag, Münster 1993

  • Robert Kappel and Werner Korte: A Bibliography of Books and Articles on Liberia: As Edited in German Speaking Countries Since 1960, Liberia Working Group Papers, Bd. 4, Bremen 1988

  • Robert Kappel: Ökonomie, Klassen und Staat in Liberia: Entwicklung gesellschaftlicher Widersprüche im peripheren Kapitalismus während des 19. Und 20. Jahrhunderts [dissertation: University of Bremen, 1980], Haag + Herchen, Hanau 1982


Book series
  • Robert Kappel, Andreas Mehler and Henning Melber: Structural stability in an African context, Discussion paper / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Vol. 24, Uppsala 2003

  • Robert Kappel: Kirschen und Kerne: Mehr Wohlstand für die Entwicklungsländer durch die Liberalisierung des Weltmarktes?, University of Leipzig papers on Africa, Vol. 66, Leipzig 2003

  • Robert Kappel: Nigeria: Mangelnder Reformwille zementiert politische Instabilität, University of Leipzig papers on Africa, Vol. 57, Leipzig 2001

  • Robert Kappel: Africaˈs Development Potential in the Globalisation Process, University of Leipzig papers on Africa, Vol. 35, Leipzig 2000

  • Robert Kappel: Centre and Periphery in the Global Order: Theoretical Aspects of Asymmetries and Symmetries in the Globalisation Process, University of Leipzig papers on Africa (ULPA), Vol. 7, Leipzig 1997


Selected Articles

News


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

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ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

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Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
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here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here


New Publication of Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern

Fania Oz-Salzberger/Yedidia Z. Stern (Hrsg.): Der israelische Nationalstaat-
Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen

(Inhaltsverzeichnis und Leseproben online)

Find more information here.


ARTICLE in DIE ZEIT

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Head of the HCGES speaking in the German Newspaper DIE ZEIT about why Israelis think positive about Germany

Article


Im Bucerius Forum: Wo Europa von Israel lernen kann

Comments from Prof.Fania Oz-Salzberger at "Bridging the Gap" in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" from the 22nd of June, 2017.

See here


Shimon-Peres-Prize - Call for applicants

Working in the Israeli-German context and contributing to the relations between the two countries? APPLY NOW for the Shimon-Peres-Award of the Stiftung deutsch-israelisches Zukunftsforum! Deadline until July 31st.

More information click here


CALL FOR PAPERS

Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration
Deadline: 31st of July, 2017
More information

here