What IGA stands for
At the Institute for Global Analytics, we aim to connect the global with the local. In a world where the boundaries between the national and international become ever more permeable in ideational, security, economic and health terms, local processes cannot be treated and understood in isolation from their global referents. Hence, we are focused on tracking the interconnectedness of a multiplicity of topics and their cross-regional development.
IGA’s emphasis on the importance of a wide-ranging and nested analytical perspectives is reflected in our logo. In Bulgarian culture and practice of embroidery, the tree of life symbolizes the link between the global and the local, where the roots of the tree stand for the regional customs and the branches of the tree personify the cosmos.
In our work, we are guided by three core goals: