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Dr. Hansjörg Dilger
Professor of Social Anthropology

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

Landoltweg 9-11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 565 05
Emailhansjoerg.dilger@berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Hansjörg Dilger

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropology of religion, especially Pentecostal churches and Islam in Africa
  • Christian-Muslim relations
  • Migration and religion
  • Medical anthropology (in particular HIV / AIDS, international health policies, migration and health)
  • Research on masculinity and kinship
  • Anthropology of education and learning in East Africa
  • Regional: Eastern and Southern Africa (especially Tanzania and South Africa)
  • Context of migration


Bettina Engels
Research Associate

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Peace and Conflict Studies Research Unit

Ihnestr. 26, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 70989
Emailbettina.engels@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Bettina Engels

Areas of Expertise

  • Local and national violent conflicts in West and Central Africa
  • Conflicts over land and mining


Dr. Urte Undine Frömming
Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology

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

Landoltweg 9-11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 56865
Emailu.froemming@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Urte Undine Frömming

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural interpretation and processing of natural hazards and natural disasters, particularly volcanism, earthquakes, tidal waves
  • Vulcan rituals
  • Climate change: sustainable human-environment relations
  • Local knowledge of indigenous people
  • Regional focus: Indonesia, Tanzania (East Africa), Iceland


Dr. Florian Kohstall

Cairo Office of Freie Universität Berlin

11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, 11211 Kairo - Zamalek, Ägypten

Phone (Office)+20 2 2736 2923
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 739 47
Emailflorian.kohstall@fu-berlin
HomepageDr. Florian Kohstall

Areas of Expertise

  • Higher education and research policies in Egypt and the Middle East
  • Transformation processes and reform policies in Arab countries
  • Election processes in North Africa and the Middle East
  • Refugees / migration and integration at universities


Dr. Philipp Krämer

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of German and Dutch Languages and Literatures
Dutch Linguistics

Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Dipl.-Frankreichwissenschaftler, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 524 58
Emailphilipp.kraemer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Philipp Krämer

Areas of Expertise

  • Overseas France, Indian Ocean Islands, and the Caribbean
  • Saarland, Lorraine, and Luxembourg
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Scandinavia
  • Creole languages, languages of the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean region
  • Multilingualism and language policy
  • Dialects, minority languages, regional languages
  • Critique of language, linguistic purism, language ideology
  • Racism
  • Colonialism and postcolonial societies


Dr. Hannelore Kußerow
Privatdozent

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Emaillolotondi@geog.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Hannelore Kußerow

Areas of Expertise

  • Desertification in the Sahel region of Africa
  • Focus on Mali, Niger, and Darfur/Sudan
  • Strategies for combating desertification
  • Resource protection
  • Remote sensing
  • Early recognition of crisis
  • Security policy


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. Timo Schmid
Professor of Statistics and Econometrics

School of Business & Economics
Statistics and Econometrics

Garystraße 21, Berlin 14195

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 510 84
Emailtimo.schmid@fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Official statistics
  • Poverty measurement
  • Big data
  • Spatial statistics
  • Small area estimation
  • Survey statistics


Dr. Katharina Schramm
Professor of Anthropology

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

Landoltweg 9-11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 565 05
Emailschramm.katharina@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Katharina Schramm

Areas of Expertise

  • Social anthropology
  • Race / racism
  • Science and technology studies
  • Identity
  • Social memory
  • Heritage / cultural policy
  • (Colonial) scientific collections
  • (African) diaspora
  • Slave trade


Dr. Tobias Wendl
Professor of Art History

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Art History Institute
Art History of Africa

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 553 23
Emailtobias.wendl@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Tobias Wendl

Areas of Expertise

  • African art
  • Art history of the African continent
  • Masks and sculptures
  • Visual culture
  • Contemporary African art scene


Dr. Thomas Zitelmann
Privatdozent

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Centre for Development Studies (ZELF)

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Emailzitel@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepagePD Dr. Thomas Zitelmann

Areas of Expertise

  • Northeast Africa