Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, in collaboration with the Academic Coordinator, is responsible for the activities of the Forum. It deliberates regularly on the academic direction of the Forum, the planned foci, the projects to be supported, and the academic activities. It decides on the selection of research projects (programs) and the invitations to scholars (Fellows).


Professor Dr. Andreas Eckert
Andreas Eckert

Professor Dr. Andreas Eckert, African Studies, “Internationales Geisteswissenschaftliches Kolleg Arbeit und Lebenslauf in Globalgeschichtlicher Perspektive”, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Chairman of the Board of Directors)

Professorin Dr. Marianne Braig
Marianne Braig

Professorin Dr. Marianne Braig, Political Science, “ Research Network on Interdependent Inequalities in Latin America”, Freie Universität Berlin

Professor Dr. Sebastian Conrad
Sebastian Conrad

Professor Dr. Sebastian Conrad, Global History, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin

Professorin Dr. Barbara Mittler
Barbara Mittler

Professorin Dr. Barbara Mittler, Sinology, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Professorin Dr. Friederike Pannewick
Friederike Pannewick

Professorin Dr. Friederike Pannewick, Arabic Studies, Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Philipps-Universität Marburg