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Dr. Tamar Amar-Dahl

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics

Ihnestr. 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)838-73180 (telefonische Vermittlung über Presse und Kommunikation
Emailtamar_amar_dahl@gmx.de
HomepageDr. phil. Tamar Amar-Dahl

Areas of Expertise

  • History and policy of the state of Israel
  • Political culture in Israel
  • History of Zionism
  • Jewish history
  • Israel and the Shoa
  • Mideast conflict


Dr. Giulio Busi
Professor of Jewish Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Jewish Studies

Fabeckstraße 23-25, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 555 79
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 520 02
Emailbusi@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr Giulio Busi

Areas of Expertise

  • Beginning of anti-Semitism in the Middle Ages
  • The Pope
  • History of Jewish mysticism
  • Jewish culture in late antiquity and the early modern period
  • Situation of the Jewish population during the German occupation of Italy
  • History of the Jewish religion and ethics from antiquity to the present
  • Italy: Cultural heritage


Dr. Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek
Professor of German Literature

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

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 578 41
Mobile+49 171 5488750
Emailbumesi@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepagePD Dr. Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek

Areas of Expertise

  • Culture of emotions
  • Satire, irony, comedy
  • German-Jewish contemporary literature
  • Modern poetry
  • Theater of the Enlightenment
  • Neurocognitive poetics


Dr. Johannes Niehoff-Panagiotidis
Professor of Balkan Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Greek and Latin Languages and Literatures

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 52944
Mobile+49 176 78029800
Emailjnp@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Johannes Niehoff-Panagiotidis

Areas of Expertise

  • Balkans, especially Greece and Cyprus
  • Religion in the Balkans
  • Religion in the Middle East
  • Jews in the Balkans
  • Relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam


Dr. Gertrud Pickhan
Professor of History

Institute for East European Studies
Department of History

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 524 69
Emailpickhan@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Gertrud Pickhan

Areas of Expertise

  • History and situation of the Jewish people in Poland and Russia
  • History of Eastern Europe: especially Russia, Ukraine, and Poland
  • Contemporary history of Eastern Europe
  • History and culture of the People’s Republic of Poland


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. Claudia Ulbrich
Professor of History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Early Modern History and Gender History
DFG Research Group “Self-Narratives in Transcultural Perspective”

Koserstr. 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 543 81
Emailulbrich@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Claudia Ulbrich

Areas of Expertise

  • Research on transcultural self-testimony, autobiography theory
  • Gender history
  • Christian-Jewish relations in the early modern period