Prof. Dr Amrita Narlikar is the President of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and Professor of International Relations. She is also Honorary Fellow of Darwin College, University of Cambridge; non-resident Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF); and non-resident Distinguished Fellow of the Australia India Institute.
Prior to moving to Germany, Amrita held the position of Reader in International Political Economy at the University of Cambridge, UK. She was also Senior Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford from 2003 to 2014. She read for her M.Phil. and D.Phil. at Balliol, Oxford, and held a Junior Research Fellowship at St John’s, Oxford.
Amrita’s expertise lies in the areas of multilateralism, international negotiation, World Trade Organization, and also rising powers. Her research has been published in the top, peer-reviewed journals in the field, including International Affairs, Journal of European Public Policy, International Politics, and The World Economy. She has authored/ edited 13 books, including Poverty Narratives in International Trade Negotiations and Beyond in 2020; Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata (co-authored) 2014; and The Oxford Handbook on the World Trade Organization (co-edited) 2012.
The policy relevance of her research brings Prof. Narlikar into frequent exchange with practitioners. She engages in policy and public outreach via speaking events, policy briefings (e.g. for Brookings, CIGI, ORF, IFO, and other think-tanks), and op-eds for international news outlets.
For full list of publications and for further details, please see here.