Service Departments

GIGA Information Centre

Name Responsibility
Jan Lüth Head of Information Centre
Doris Biesenbach Latin America Library
Rim Darwich Middle East Library
Manuel Dold Cross Section Tasks and Open Access Service
Christine Hoffendahl Africa Library
Fatemeh-Nadia Javanshir Periodicals: Africa, Latin America, Middle East
Pia Kleis Asia Library
Uwe Kotzel Asia Library
Josef Richter Middle East Library
Claudia Roeske Africa Library / Virtual Library - ilissAfrica
Urte Schneider Information Centre Secretariat
Siri Völker Research Data Management
Brigitte Waldeck Latin America Library
Catharina Wasner Research Data Management
Heike Watermülder Stock Supraregional / Theory and methods
Susann Westphal Asia Library


Name Responsibility
Dr. Peter Peetz Acting Head
Christine Berg Editorial office Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, Journal of Politics in Latin America and GIGA Focus
Petra Brandt Editorial office Journal of Current Chinese Affairs and GIGA Focus
Dr. Silvia Bücke Editorial office GIGA Focus and GIGA Working Papers
Meenakshi Preisser English Copyeditor and Translator, Copyeditor and Proofreader for the GIGA Journal Family
Dr. James Powell English Copyeditor and Translator


Name Responsibility
Verena Schweiger Head of Communications Department
Nora Geiger Event management and public relations
Susanne Goldstein Website and public relations
Marein Kasiske Communication Design
Sonia Octavio Student assistant
Svana Kühn Student assistant


Name Responsibility
Nikolai Röhl Head of IT
Tillmann Josua Project Manager
Volker Kleeblatt IT Services
Olaf Kruithoff IT Services
Frank Ohlsen IT Services
Ikhyel Alama Student assistant


Name Responsibility
Dr. Peter Peetz Managing Director
Sabine Barth Administration of third‐party funding
Ann-Margritt Carstensen Accounting | Secretariat VAD
Yannie Chen Student assistant
Ulrike Drews Personnel Officer
Indi-Carolina Kryg Office of the President
Jasmina Malikova Secretariat IAA/IMES and post office
Dirk Menz Personnel Office
Urte Schneider Information Centre Secretariat
Stephanie Stövesand ILAS Secretariat
Gabriele Tetzlaff Secretariat IAA and IMES
Nina Waßmann Administration of third‐party funding
Nadine Wiegmann Controlling
Wilma Willers Personal Assistant to the President and Head of Conference Management