Experts on Urban Areas

Dr. Gerhard Braun
Professor of Geograhical Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Human Geography

Malteserstr. 74 – 100, 12249 Berlin

Email gbraun@geog.fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Urban development
  • Urban economy
  • Spatial research and planning
  • Urban research



Dr. Ronald Daus
Professor of Romance Languages

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Romance Languages

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office) +49 30 / 838-52038
Email daus@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Romania Nova
  • Contacts between Romance and non-European peoples
  • Metropolitan studies
  • Cities in Africa, Latin America, and Asia



Dr. Alexander C. T. Geppert

Emmy Noether Research Group
Friedrich Meinecke Institute

Koserstrasse 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office) +49 30 / (030) 838 56899
Fax: +49 30 / (030) 838 56826
Email alexander.geppert@fu-berlin.de
Homepage http://geschkult.fu-berlin.de/geppert

Areas of Expertise

  • Western European cultural history of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • History of science
  • Urban studies
  • World trade fairs; commercial and colonial exhibitions
  • Outer space and extraterrestrial life
  • Astroculture
  • History of the future
  • Science fiction
  • Occultism and spiritualism in the 19th and 20 centuries
  • Miracles
  • History of time



Dr. Oliver Ibert
Professor of Geograhical Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Human Geography

c/o Leibniz-Institut für Regionalentwicklung und Strukturplanung (IRS) / Forschungsabteilung Regionalisierung und Wirtschaftsräume, Flakenstr. 28-31, 15537 Erkner

Phone (Office) 030 / 838-70474
Phone (Assistant) 03362/793-152, -150
Email ibert@irs-net.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic geography with a special focus on innovation processes and the spatial organization of the knowledge economy
  • Relationship between urban and regional development and economic structural change
  • Economic development and cluster development



Dr. Kerstin Pinther
Professor of Art History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Art History Department

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office) +49 30 / 838-55219
Email kerstin.pinther@fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Art and visual cultures of Africa and the Diaspora
  • Architecture and urbanization in Africa



Dr. Boris Vormann

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Graduate School of North American Studies

Lansstraße 5-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office) +49 30 / 838-73191
Email boris.vormann@fu-berlin.de

Please note

Mr. Vormann may be reached via the Office of News and Public Affairs (phone number listed above).

Areas of Expertise

  • Current political debates in the U.S.
  • U.S. domestic policy, especially urban and social policy
  • Economic and political inequalities in the United States
  • Foreign and security policy of the United States
  • American national identity



Last Update: Dec 13, 2013

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