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Dr. Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum
Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Fabeckstr. 23-25, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55578
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 53347
Emaile.cancik-kirschbaum@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient Near East
  • Assyrians
  • Babylonians
  • Sumerians
  • Akkadians
  • Israel
  • Syria
  • Iraq
  • Middle East
  • Astronomy
  • Astrology
  • Science
  • Early states
  • School and education in pre-modern societies
  • History of knowledge
  • Oldest writing
  • Decipherment
  • Nimrud
  • Nineveh
  • Libraries
  • Cuneiform
  • Sumerian
  • Akkadian
  • Ancient Near East, Near East, Middle East: History and cultural history
  • 4. - 1st millennium BC
  • History of the influences of the Ancient Near East to the present day
  • Ancient Near East and Europe: mythology


Dr. Nino Ferrin

Department of Education and Psychology
Primary Education
Teaching German at the Primary Level

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 539 67
Emailnino.ferrin@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. phil Nino Ferrin

Areas of Expertise

  • Media education; cultural and linguistic education
  • Education research
  • Educational anthropology
  • Theory of rituals and performativity


Prof. Sebastian Jobs
Professor of North American Studies

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of History

Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 653 46
Emailsebastian.jobs@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Sebastian Jobs

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural history of the United States
  • Alltagsgeschichte (history from below)
  • History of New York
  • Slavery in the United States of America
  • African American history
  • Gender history
  • Political productions and rituals
  • Rumors


Dr. Ute Luig
Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Teutonenstraße 24, 14129 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 55640485
Emailluig@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ute Luig

Areas of Expertise

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Natural disasters
  • Sacred landscapes
  • Africa (especially East-Central and West Africa)
  • Gender studies
  • Rituals


Dr. Birgitt Röttger-Rössler
Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Collaborative Research Centre 1171: Affective Societies

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 578 47
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 513 32
EmailBirgitt.Roettger-Roessler@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Birgitt Rötger-Rössler

Areas of Expertise

  • Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia (social and political structures, religious diversity, gender relations)
  • Vietnamese culture in Berlin
  • Cultural aspects of emotions
  • Socialization, education, and child development in cultural comparison
  • Emotions and migration
  • Gender relations (especially transgender cultural studies)


Dr. Jochen Töpfer

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for East European Studies
Division of Sociology

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 505 95
Emailjochen.toepfer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Jochen Töpfer

Areas of Expertise

  • Social, political, and economic aspects of the processes in Eastern Europe
  • Southeastern Europe / former Yugoslavia
  • Privatization
  • Informality and neo-feudalism
  • Parties and political elites in transformation
  • Transboundary cooperation in border regions of the EU
  • Religion and society
  • Religion and politics


Dr. Christian von Scheve
Professor of Sociology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Sociology
Research Group Sociology of Emotions

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 576 95
Emailchristian.von.scheve@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Christian von Scheve

Areas of Expertise

  • Emotions
  • Social inequality
  • Identity
  • Economic sociology
  • Values and standards


Dr. Peter Walschburger
Professor of Biopsychology

Department of Education and Psychology
Institute of Biopsychology

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 802 47 27
Emailpeter.walschburger@fu-berlin.de
Homepagewww.ewi-psy.fu-berlin.de/biopsych/

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropology: humans as natural and cultural beings (social by nature)
  • Management of individual action goals (desire for autonomy) in groups
  • Familiar vs. foreign: problems of integration within and between groups (xenophobia)
  • Dominance hierarchies and the dynamics of power, performance, and social motivation (craving for recognition)
  • Human-environment relationships; people and media; new media
  • Stress and overload: conditions, symptoms, stress regulation
  • Disasters; threatening and extreme situations; trauma
  • Dismay effects
  • Physical-psychological interactions; mind-body relationship; nature and culture
  • Moods and seasonal rhythms: conditions, hormonal and psychosocial aspects (biopsychology, biometeorology)
  • Weather, climate, geographical regions, and psyche: Mediterranean vs. northern regions
  • Sports psychological problems
  • Adventurousness, risk-taking behavior
  • Sex and gender: bio-psycho-social aspects of complementarity between men and women
  • Emotional aspects of development and lifespan: children and parents, teens, adults, seniors
  • Methodical, scientific, and epistemological problems in the human sciences


Dr. Christoph Wulf
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Anthropology and Education

Arnimallee 11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55701
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 55987
Emailchrwulf@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Christian Wulf

Areas of Expertise

  • Rituals
  • Traditions
  • Globalization and education
  • Interculturalism
  • Cultural diversity
  • Anthropology
  • Historical anthropology
  • Aesthetic and cultural education