Members in the Sub-Projects

Narratives of Future in History

Project Leaders:

Prof. Dr. Achim von Oppen, History of Africa, Homepage

Prof. Dr Susanne Lachenicht, Early Modern History of Europe and North America, Homepage


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Berner, Religious Studies, Homepage

Former Staff (until Nov. 2017)

Dr. Constantin Katsakioris, Post doctoral Research Staff, CV and Research Project

Dr. Annalisa Urbano, Post doctoral Research Staff

Visions of Nature

Project Leaders:

Prof. Dr. Michael Hauhs, Ecological Modelling, Homepage

Prof. Dr. Georg Klute, Anthropology of Africa, Homepage


Dr. Kupakwashe Mtata

Middle Classes on the Rise

Project Leaders:

Prof. Dr. Erdmute Alber, Social Anthropology, Homepage

Prof. Dr. Dieter Neubert, Development Sociology, Homepage


Dr. Lena Kroeker, Post doctoral Research Staff, Homepage

Dr. Florian Stoll, Post doctoral Research Staff, Homepage

Maike Voigt, M.A., (until May 2017) Homepage

Concepts of Future in MediaSpaces

Project Leaders:

Prof. Dr. Susan Arndt, English Studies and Anglophone Literatures, Homepage

Prof. dr. Florian Kläger, Professor of English, Homepage


Dr. Mariam Popal, Research Staff, Homepage


Dr. Shola Adenekan, Associated Research Staff, Homepage

Renzo Baas, M.A., Associated Research Staff

Dr. Henriette Gunkel, Associated research Staff, Homepage

Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard, Dipl. Journalist, Associated Research Staff

Fadi Saleh, M.A., Associated Research Staff

Revolution 3.0

Project Leaders:

Prof. Dr. Ute Fendler, Romanische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft - Africa/America, Homepage

Dr. Ulf Vierke, Art Studies - Africa, Homepage

Associated Member:

Dr. Nadine Siegert, Iwalewa-Haus, CV

Storm Janse van Rensburg, B.A., Associated Research Staff


Dr. Katharina Fink, Post doctoral Research Staff, CV