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



  • Executive Director of the Seminar for African Studies-
  • Chair of the Examination Board at the IAAW
  • Coordinator for europhone African literatures for the Kindler Literary Encyclopaedia
  • Member of the advisory board of the Fachinformationsdienst Afrikastudien (African Studies Information Service)
  • Member of the advisory board of the journals Études littéraires africaines, Promptus and Vitabu
  • Member of the main committee of the Association pour l'étude des littératures africaines
  • Reviewer for the DFG and AvH Foundation
  • Ombudsperson at the ZMO