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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee


The governing body, elected every two years, is responsible for the research and teaching strategies of the IAS, coordinates the contacts with the partner universities and represents the IAS within the University of Bayreuth and externally. It consists of representatives from the faculties involved in the IAS and the three units of the IAS.

Dr. Ron Herrmann (Academic Coordinator)

Prof. Dr. Thoko Kaime (Faculty III)

Prof. Dr. Cyrus Samimi (Afrikaforschungszentrum), (Director)

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Seesemann (Cluster of Excellence Afria Multiple)

Prof. Dr. Eva Spies (Faculty V), (Vice-Director)

Dr. Irina Turner (Faculty IV)

Dr. Ulf Vierke (Iwalewahaus)


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