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

Academic career




since 28/04/2021: Academic researcher in the project "De:link//Re:link - Local perspectives on transregional (dis-)entanglements," Institute for Asian and African Studies (IAAW), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany.


10/2018-07/2019: Student Assistant, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin, Germany.


10/2017-04/2018: Semester abroad, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


2016-2020: M.A. African Studies, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany.


Master's thesis title: Between Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism: The negotiation of Collective and Individual Identities in the Novels „Dust“ (2013) by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and „Penzi la Damu“ (2017) by Anna Samwel Manyanza.


05/2015-10/2015: Semester abroad, University of Nairobi, Kenya.


10/2013-09/2019: Study scholarship, Heinrich Böll Foundation.


09/2013: Kiswahili Certificate for Foreigners of Advanced High Level; The State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania


06/2013: DAAD PROMOS Language Course Scholarship


2012-2016: B.A. Area Studies Asia/Africa, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany.


Title of Bachelor Thesis: Gender in postcolonial historiography of Tanzania: Wahehe resistance against German colonial power using the example of the author M. M. Mulokozi.