Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Patrick Hege

Patrick Hege
Scientific Staff
patrick.christopher.hege (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Geschichte Afrikas
Function / Working Area
Staff in Project /
DZK funded
Visiting address
Hausvogteiplatz 5-7 , Room 303
Phone number
030 2093 66111
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin
Office hours by appointment
Main fields of work:
  • History of East Africa
  • German colonial history
  • Global and urban history (Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Berlin)
  • (Post-)Colonial preservation of historical monuments
  • History of collections, collectors and objects


Current Research Project:

Provenance of “Kolonialdubletten”: Actor Networks and Infrastructures of Accumulation in East and Central Africa (1880-1939)


Completed Projects:

  • Museum collections in the emerging colonial situation. The Africa collections of the Übersee-Museum Bremen from the former German colonies.