Robert Kappel

Robert Kappel

Hamburg

Prof. Dr. em. Robert Kappel, Institute for African Studies at the University of Leipzig, was a professor at the University of Hamburg from 2004 to 2011 and president of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), where he was Senior Research Fellow until the end of 2018. He researches and publishes on questions of power, norms and governance in international relations as well as socio-economic development in globalisation, politics and economics in Africa.