Dr. Hartmut Quehl

  • Doctor of history, political science and Islamic studies
  • Studied in Marburg, Freiburg and Damascus
  • Graduated with PhD in Hannover (summa cum laude)
  • Freelancer at the Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute in Freiburg
  • Research focuses: peace and conflict research, social history and history of everyday life during postcolonial wars, oral history and qualitative empiricism, migration research, education research
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Dr. Hartmut Quehl

Dr. Mussie Tesfagiorgis

  • Doctor of history: environmental history, African culture and social history
  • Studied in Asmara (Eritrea) and Hamburg
    Graduated with PhD in Hamburg
    Currently located in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Research focus areas: environmental history, environmental expertise in the rural areas of the Horn of Africa, resource management in rural areas, common law and conflict resolution strategies, migration research
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Dr. Mussie Tesfagiorgis

Nazar Jamil Abdulazeez

  • BSC degree in electronic and communication - engineering - Baghdad University - 1999
  • Training manager, advisor and programme coordinator for IAA - LNGO (Iraqi - Al Amal Association); Save the Children organization – UK; Shams Network / Public Aid organization – NGO (Iraq)
  • Expert for project development and public relations, advisor to the Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal affairs/ Kurdistan Regional Governarate/ Iraq
  • awarded by the Princess of the UK for emergency response to the Iraqi crisis (2005) and the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (2008)
  • Main fields of work: Kurdistan, Iraq and the Middle East, Genocide, Refugees and Migration, Crisis Intervention
  • Master in International Relations an der University of Kent / United Kingdom - 2013
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Nazar Jamil Abdulazeez

Daniel Mekonnen

  • Doctor of Laws awarded from the University of the Free State
  • Post-Doctoral researcher and lecturer at several European Universities
  • Bank of Ireland Fellow at the Irish Centre for Human Rights (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  • Georg Forster Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Focus Research: human rights, international criminal law, international security law, transitional justice and post-conflict transformation
  • Current research Areas: the failure of the United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNMEE) in the Eritrea-Ethiopia border conflict.
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Daniel Mekonnen

Birgit Svensson

  • Studied politics and communication science in Paris and Stockholm
  • Is working as journalist since 23 years
  • Moved to the Middle East after 9/11
  • Since 2005 correspondent for Deutschlandfunk and DIE WELT in Iraq
  • Since April 2011 country director for FIBW in Iraq
  • Organized together with Nazar Abdulazeez first international conference in Kirkuk in December 2010 on civil society with local NGO’s and the university of Kirkuk
Birgit Svensson

Nigora Salahutdinova

  • Bachelor’s of Philology at the University Fergana, Uzbekistan
  • Bachelor exam (2003)
  • Master’s of “German as a Foreign Language” (DAF) at the University of Kassel, Germany
  • Master of Arts Exam “German as a foreign Language” (DaF) (2009)
  • Project manager for the Project “Language and Information Center for German”, Gaziantep, Turkey (2010-2011)
  • DAF-Teacher at the Institut für Sprachen, Kassel
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Nigora Salahutdinova

Dr. Rita Horvay

  • Study of pedagogy, sociology and social psychology in Göttingen and Kraków / Poland 
  • PhD in Social Sciences (Dr. pol.) 
  • Freelance consultant for governmental and non-governmental institutions in the field of education and migration 
  • Research focuses: methods of empirical social research, education research and migration research, d evelopment and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems in impact-oriented projects
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Dr. Rita Horvay

Martina Wolfgang

  • Higher education: German Studies (with a focus on German as a foreign language) and Comparative Literature at Innsbruck University, Austria (academic degree: M.A.)
  • Professional training course in the field of (higher) educational management at Hildesheim University, Germany
  • Key professional activities: German as a second foreign language for unaccompanied minor refugees, (non-profit) project management, administration and acquisition 
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Martina Wolfgang

Magnus Treiber

  • Doctorate in Anthropology (Munich University 2005)
  • Studied at Munich University (German Literature, Anthropology, Political Science)
  • Teaching at Munich, Bayreuth and Addis Ababa Universities
  • Fieldwork in Asmara, Khartoum, Addis Ababa, Cairo, Jerusalem, Minneapolis and Washington D.C.
  • Focus on migration & informality, political culture & conflict, youths, poverty, social work, ethnographic method, existential & global anthropology, regional focus on Horn of Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan)
  • Research coordinator at Felsberg Institute
  • Since 04/2016 Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Munich University
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Magnus Treiber

Paula Timcke

  • Latin America Representative 
  • Sociologist (Dipl. Soz., Munich University)
  • Studied at the Munich University Ludwig-Maximilian (emphasis on political sociology, social inequality, sociology of education, social psychology)
  • Teaching and research at the Rosario University, Bogota, Colombia (Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations and School of Human sciences)
  • Research and analysis at the National Center for historical Memory (CNMH), Bogota, Colombia
  • Focus on violence, armed conflict and internal displacement in Colombia, collective memory; qualitative social research and CAQDAS
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Paula Timcke

Dr. Daniel Heilmann

  • Rule of Law and Institution Building Expert
  • Studied international law and development management in Frankfurt, London, San Francisco and St. Gallen
  • PhD in international law (Goethe University 2006)
  • Worked for think tanks and international organizations in the Middle East, Sub-saharan Africa and Southeast Asia
  • Research focus: international law, post-conflict institution-building, legal and parliamentary reform, democratization, human rights
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Dr. Daniel Heilmann

Essi Mawuse Djinkpor, M.A.

  • PhD student at the University of Kassel
  • German Studies at University of Lome (DEA “Diploma of Advanced Studies” Degree)
  • Master in GLITEMA “German Literature in the European Middle Ages” at the University of Bremen, University of Porto and University of Palermo (Double Degree Master in German Studies at University of Bremen and University of Palermo)
  • Teaching at University of Lome (Togo) and University of Kassel
  • Research focus areas: Intercultural German Studies, Gender Studies, violence, peace and conflict research.
  • Assistant at Felsberg Institute
Essi Mawuse Djinkpor, M.A.