Hauke Dorsch

Scientific Director of the AMA.

Thematic focus:
African Diaspora, African Pop Music, World Music, Ethnology of Performance, Multilocal Research, Cultural Studies, (Post-)Colonialism.

Regional focus:
Western and Southern Africa, Cuba, USA, Germany, Great Britain


Michael Restorff 

Library Officer of the AMA. He studied Philosophy, Religious Studies and Ethnology. He is responsible for title registration in HeBIS.  Email


Barbara Wenger

Librarian of the AMA; studies in African Studies, Oriental Studies, Archaeology, Indo-Germanic Studies.
Focus: Cultural contacts.
Responsible for cataloging. Email


Clémentine Nkongolo

Project: Digitisation, transcription and translation of the texts of the collection of Congolese singles.


Lea Pulter

Student assistant at the AMA. Graduate student in the Master's programme "Language and Society in Africa" (GU).


Anja Weissmann

Intern at the AMA. Undergraduate student in Musicology (JGU).