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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. Norbert Dittmar
Professor of Linguistics

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for German and Dutch Languages and Literature
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition

Pohlstraße 5, 10785 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 86008163
Emailnordit@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Norbert Dittmar

Areas of Expertise

  • Problems of linguistic unification
  • Minority languages
  • Bilingualism
  • Berlin: urban language
  • Youth language
  • Pidgin German spoken by Turkish immigrants
  • Conversational behavior, in groups and conflicts


Dr. Gülistan Gürbey
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

Ihnestr. 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 228 97 66 75 78
Emaildapir@web.de
HomepagePD Dr. habil. Gülistan Gürbey

Areas of Expertise

  • Turkey
  • Cyprus
  • Kurds
  • Iraq
  • Integration
  • Immigration
  • Middle East
  • Kurdish conflict
  • Cyprus conflict
  • Relations between Turkey and the EU
  • German-Turkish relations
  • Relations between Turkey and Greece
  • Kurds in northern Iraq
  • Turkish foreign and security policy
  • Turkish domestic politics
  • Migration and integration policy – Germany / EU


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. Bernd Ladwig
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 52341
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 54212
Emailladwig@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Bernd Ladwig

Areas of Expertise

  • Political theory and philosophy
  • Theory of justice
  • Human rights
  • Immigration / multiculturalism
  • Bioethics
  • Animal ethics


Dr. Hans Merkens
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Empirical Education

Fabeckstraße 69, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 552 24
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 547 70
Emailmerken@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Hans Merkens

Areas of Expertise

  • Transformation of the education system
  • Youth violence
  • Problems in teaching children with migration background
  • Situation of immigrant children in elementary and secondary education
  • Multi-track systems in secondary education
  • Success of structural changes in the school system


Dr. Elena Meyer-Clement
Professor of Chinese Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Graduate School of East Asian Studies

Hittorfstraße 18, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 599 36
Emailelena.meyer-clement@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Elena Meyer-Clement

Areas of Expertise

  • Political, economic, and social change in the PRC, in particular:
    • Urbanization
    • Transformation of rural areas
    • Chinese Communist Party
    • Private enterprise
    • Cultural policy


Dr. Carola Richter
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
International Communication

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 58898
Emailcarola.richter@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Carola Richter

Areas of Expertise

  • Arab media (al-Jazeera, Egypt, Libya)
  • Protest movements in the Arab world, Islamists
  • Foreign reporting
  • Image of Islam
  • Media and the Middle East conflict
  • Media and migration / refugees


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. 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. Alexander Schunka
Professor of History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Friedrich Meinecke Institute of History
Early Modern History

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 581 02
Emailalexander.schunka@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Alexander Schunka

Areas of Expertise

  • Early modern history
  • History of religion
  • Cultural history
  • German history
  • European history
  • British history
  • Historical research on migration / historical research on mobility
  • History of cultural transfer / exchange processes (e.g., Christianity / Islam)
  • History of resources (water)


Torsten Tschacher
Professor of Islamic Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Islamic Studies

Fabeckstr. 23-25, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 653 64
Emailtorsten.tschacher@fu-berlin.de
HomepageJun.-Prof. Dr. Torsten Tschacher

Areas of Expertise

  • Islam in South Asia
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Singapore
  • Indians in Southeast Asia


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