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
Brigitte Waldeck Latin America Library
Heike Watermülder Africa Library
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
Melissa Nelson English Copyeditor and Translator, GIGA Working Papers Coordinator
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
Susanne Goldstein Website and public relations
Marein Kasiske Communication Design
Lisa Sänger Student assistant
Jule Taeger Student assistant
Lisa Wolf Event management and public relations


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 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
Nina Waßmann Administration of third‐party funding
Nadine Wiegmann (née Staatz) Controlling
Wilma Willers Personal Assistant to the President and Head of Conference Management