Mehler, Prof. Dr. Andreas

Funktion: 
Direktor
E-Mail: 
andreas.mehler [at] abi.uni-freiburg.de
Telefon: 
+49 (0)761 888 78 14
Forschungsbereiche: 
Machtteilung nach Friedensabkommen, Gewaltsame Konflikte, Krisenprävention, Staat und Staatlichkeit, deutsche und französische Afrikapolitik
Regionale Schwerpunkte: 
Zentral- und Westafrika

 

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Andreas Mehler is director of the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute and Professor of Political Science at Freiburg University since October 2015 after having served as director of the GIGA Institute of African Affairs in Hamburg (2002-2015). He is the President of the Executive Council of the Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA). Mehler is director of the Africa Centre for Transregional Research (ACT) at the University of Freiburg. From 2009 to 2018 he was co-editor  of the academic open access review ‘Africa Spectrum’ (together with Henning Melber; last issue under this editorship is 1/2018). With various co-editors, he has published the yearly ‘Africa Yearbook. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara’ at Brill publishers (Leiden; 2005 - ongoing). He is member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of African Affairs, Critique Internationale, and International Area Studies Review. Mehler is founding member of CrossArea, member of the Afrikagesprächskreis of the Federal Foreign Office and member of the scientific advisory board of the german foundation for peace research. He is member of the executive board of the German Association of African Studies (Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland, VAD) .

 

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