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Dr. Marianne Braig
Professor of Political Science

Institute for Latin American Studies
Division of Political Science

Rüdesheimer Straße 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 530 94
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 530 72
Emailmbraig@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Marianne Braig

Areas of Expertise

  • Politics in Latin America
  • Migration
  • South America
  • Central America
  • Economic perspectives
  • Economics and politics
  • Transculturalality
  • Gender


Dr. Sergio Costa
Professor of Sociology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Sociology
Institute for Latin American Studies

Rüdesheimer Straße 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 554 46
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 717 21
Emailsergio.costa@fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Sérgio Costa

Areas of Expertise

  • Social inequality in Latin America
  • Intercultural cooperation
  • Brazil


Dr. Barbara Fritz
Professor of Economics

The Institute for Latin American Studies (LAI)

Rüdesheimer Straße 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 53063
Emailbfritz@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv-Prof. Dr. Barbara Fritz

Areas of Expertise

  • Economy of Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Currency issues and regional monetary cooperation


Dr. Michael Goebel
Professor of History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Friedrich Meinecke Institute

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 503 56
Emailmgoebel@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Michael Goebel

Areas of Expertise

  • Global history
  • Latin American history
  • Migration history
  • Immigration in Europe esp. France
  • Urban history
  • History of empires


Nora Jacobs

Center for International Cooperation
São Paulo Office of Freie Universität Berlin

c/o German House of Science and Innovation in São Paulo (DWIH)
Rua Verbo Divino, 1488, Bloco D, Térreo, 04719-904 São Paulo - SP, Brasilien

Phone (Office)+55 11 51898312
Emailnora.jacobs@fu-berlin.de
HomepageNora Jacobs

Areas of Expertise

Regional science Latin America



Dr. Susanne Klengel
Professor of Latin American Studies

Institute for Latin American Studies
Division of Literatures and Cultures of Latin America

Rüdesheimer Straße 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 555 75
Emailklengel@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Susanne Klengel

Areas of Expertise

  • Latin American literatures and cultures
  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Image / text relations
  • Cultural transfer between Europe and Latin America – history and present-day status
  • Intellectual history
  • Concepts of cultural translation
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Argentina / Southern Cone
  • Caribbean countries
  • Transregional issues and literatures / cultures in border areas


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. Onno Oncken
Professor of Geological Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
c/o Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Telegrafenberg C 225, 14473 Potsdam

Phone (Office)+49 331 288 1310
Emailoncken@gfz-potsdam.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Onno Oncken

Areas of Expertise

  • Earthquakes
  • Deformation and mountain formation
  • Andes and South America


Dr. Stefan Rinke
Professor of History

Institute for Latin American Studies

Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55588
Emailrinke@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Rinke

Areas of Expertise

  • Politics and history of all the countries of Latin America


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. Regine Schönenberg

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Latin American Studies

Rüdesheimer Straße 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 507 57
Emailregine.schoenenberg@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Regine Schönenberg

Areas of Expertise

  • Organized crime
  • Natural resource management
  • Land management
  • Intercultural learning
  • Biography research
  • Scenario research