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Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Freitag
Director

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-0
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Field of research: Islamic Networks in the Indian Ocean, Urban and
Intellectual History of the Modern Middle East
An urban history of Jeddah, ca. 1850-1947
Regional specialisation: Arabic countries (notably Bilad al-Sham and
Arabian Peninsula), Indian Ocean

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Dr. Sonja Hegasy
Vice Director and Head External Relations,

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-223
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Field of research: Transforming Memories: Reparation, Media and Historiography in the Aftermath of the Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission 2004/05

Field of research: Civil Society, Intercultural Dialogue, Politics of Memory, Globalization / World Society
Regional specialisation: Arabic world

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Dr. Stefan B. Kirmse
Research Coordinator  

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-230
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Field of research: Law and Empire in Late Tsarist Russia; Youth in post-Soviet Central Asia

Regional specialisation: Tatarstan/Russia, Crimea, Central Asia, Caucasus

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Nushin Atmaca
Assistant to the Director (in parental leave, July 2016 to August 2017)

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-104
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Benjamin Heidrich
Assistant to the Director

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-104
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Yasser Mehanna
Public Relations Assistant to the Director

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-224
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Dr. Ali Nobil Ahmad

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-105
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Field of research: Violent Environments: Ideology and the Politics of Ecology in Pakistan’s Peripheries 

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Suaad Al Ghafal

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-145
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Field of Research: Public Space for Peace and Contention: Maydān al-Shuhadāʾ (Martyrs' Square) Shaping Political and Social Spheres of the City of Tripoli, Libya

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Dr. Sanaa Alimia

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-238
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Field of research: Contesting Modernity in Urban Pakistan: Street Politics, Moral Lives and Transnationalism

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Dr. Anandita Bajpai

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-220
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Field of research: Materializing Visibility, Preparing Recognition: The 'cultural' politics of GDR-India relations, 1952-1972 (MIDA)

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Thiago Pinto Barbosa

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-148
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Field of research: »Race« and Science between Berlin and India: the Circulation and Transformation of Racialized Knowledge by anthropologist Irawati Karvé

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PD Dr. Katrin Bromber

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-237
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Field of research: Progressive Citizen Bodies: Sports and Modernity in Ethiopia 1920-1974  
Regional specialisation: East Africa, Indian Ocean

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Dr. André Chappatte

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-217
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Field of research: Exploring the City´s Margins Through Time: Night Life in Two Small but Fast-Growing Administrative Towns of Muslim West Africa

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Dr. Jeanine Dağyeli

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-117
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Field of research: The Moral Economies of Land and Water in the Bukharan Emirate

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Dr. Erdem Evren

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-151
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Field of research: Fluid Destinies of Çoruh: Techno-Capitalist Development and the Politics of Temporality

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Dr. Britta Frede

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-113
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Field of research: Out of Nouakchott: Female Scholars as Mediators of Islam in Contemporary Mauritania

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Dr. Paolo Gaibazzi

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-244
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Field of research: Diamonds, Dollars and Dynasties. A West African Muslim Trade Diaspora in Angola’s Boom Economy

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Claudia Ghrawi

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-102
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Field of research: Oil Urbanism: Urban Revolution in Saudi Arabia 1940-1970

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Dr. Sarah Jurkiewicz

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-218
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Coordination and research in the framework of the project: Spaces of Participation: Topographies of Political and Social Change in Morocco, Egypt and Palestine (VWStiftung)

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Kyara Klausmann

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-153
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Field of research: A Global History of Political Thought at Kabul University, 1964-1992

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PD Dr. Nora Lafi

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-239
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Field of research: The Ottoman and Post-Ottoman City as a Laboratory of Change:  Urban Integration and Disintegration in the Margins of Aleppo, Cairo and Tunis

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Dr. Katharina Lange

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-222
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Field of research: (Re)valuations of Land in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Regional specialisation: Arabic countries

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Dr. Heike Liebau

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-226
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Field of research: Missionaries, Scholars, Politicians and Journalists: Life Trajectories and World Views of the Brothers Kheiri
Regional specialisation: South Asia

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Dr. Rana von Mende-Altaylı

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Field of research: Gender roles and their outer appearance in courtesy and etiquette books of the late Ottoman period and the early Turkish Republic (DFG)

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PD Dr. Norman Saadi Nikro

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-232
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Field of research: Edward Said: Intersecting Pathways, Knowledge and Biographical Inventories in a Geographical Register

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Tika Ramadhini

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-147
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Field of research: Jawah Women between South East Asia and Mecca: Networks of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Century

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Dr. M. Ali Raza

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-146
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Field of research: A Future in Question: Literary, Cultural and Political Debates in Pakistan, 1947 to 1977

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PD Dr. Dietrich Reetz

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-116
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Field of research: Crossroads Asia: In and Out of South Asia: Transnational Community-Building in Religious and Ethnic Networks
Regional specialisation: South Asia, Europe

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Dr. des. Nils Riecken

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-239
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Field of research: The Self, Time and the Political: Biographical Approaches to a Transregional History of Knowledge

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Annegret Roelcke

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-150
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Field of research: Religious Tourism in Eyüp. Constructions of an Islamic Place in Istanbul.

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Dr. Franziska Roy

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-220
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Field of research: Independent and Non-Aligned? South Asian Youth and Student Groups, Cultural Encounters and International Engagements beyond the Cold War Blocs

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Dr. Samuli Schielke

BGSMCS
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Field of research: Motivations and Consequences of Literary Writing in Alexandria after 2011 (BGSMCS)
Regional specialisation: Egypt

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Regina Sarreiter

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-148
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Field of research: The Epistemic Lives of an Ethnological Collection between South Africa, Germany and Tanzania

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Larissa Schmid

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-109
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Field of research: Objects, bodies and agents of knowledge: colonial North African prisoners-of-war in Germany during the First World War

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Patrick Schukalla

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-144
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Field of research: The Politics of Uranium in Tanzania – The Making of a Resource?

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Dr. Nitin Sinha

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-133
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Field of research: Domestic Servants in Colonial South Asia (ERC)

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Joseph Désiré Som I

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-148
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Field of research: Rural Youth Employment and Agricultural Dynamics in Africa: Mobilities, Politicization and Radicalization

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Dr. Abdoulaye Sounaye

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-249
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Field of research: Islam, Youth Religiosities and Sermon Practices in Niamey, Niger

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Julian Tadesse

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-109
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Field of research: Accelerators of Progress?  Entrepreneurship Training Programmes in Ethiopia

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Associates

Technical Staff

Svenja Becherer
Publications

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-228
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Petra Engler
Facility Manager

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-101
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Dr. Silke Nagel
Office

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Dr. Thomas Ripper
Library

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-107
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Ursula Benzin
Library

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-106
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Michael Schutz
Networkadministrator

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-215
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Student Assistants

Jan Peter Brauburger
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Berenice Brüggemann
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Noura Chalati
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Constanze Fertig
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Johannes Heymann
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Josefine Hoffmann
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Alisher Karabaev
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Amira Koraiem
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Daniel Kraft
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Anne Kukuczka
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Julia Lauenstein
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Hajo Raupach
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Sebastian Schade
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Ahmed Sukker
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Maija Susarina
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Theresa Suski
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Sophie Wilske
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collective Phone Number: +49-(0)30-80307-235