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
Dr. Thomas Siebold Coordinaton of Information Centre and research
Astrid Völckers Latin America Library / Periodicals
Brigitte Waldeck Latin America Library
Heike Watermülder Africa Library
Susann Westphal Asia Library


Name Responsibility
Dr. Peter Peetz Acting Head
Errol Bailey English Copyeditor and Translator
Ellen Baumann Editorial office Africa Spectrum and GIGA Focus
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
Melissa Nelson English Copyeditor and Translator, GIGA Working Papers Coordinator
Meenakshi Preisser English Copyeditor and Translator, Copyeditor and Proofreader for the GIGA Journal Family


Name Responsibility
Verena Schweiger Head of Communications Department
Anna-Luise Beulshausen Event management and public relations
Susanne Goldstein Website and public relations
Marein Kasiske Communication Design
Jennifer Keßling Student assistant
Lisa Sänger 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


Name Responsibility
Dr. Peter Peetz Head of Finances and Administration
Sabine Barth Administration of third‐party funding
Ann-Margritt Carstensen Accounting
Ulrike Drews Personnel Officer
Kerstin Gohlke-Kosso Administration/ Secretariat VAD
Kerstin Labusga Secretariat IAS
Jasmina Malikova Secretariat IAA/IMES and post office
Dirk Menz Personnel Office
Denise Sablinski Office of the President
Urte Schneider Information Centre Secretariat
Stephanie Stövesand ILAS Secretariat
Gabriele Tetzlaff Secretariat IAA and IMES
Stefanie Walther Personnel Office
Nina Waßmann Administration of third‐party funding
Nadine Wiegmann (née Staatz) Controlling
Wilma Willers Personal Assistant to the President and Head of Conference Management