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Advisory Board

One website – many contributors. Together we design, create content and further develop Latitude.
Nanjira Sambuli

Nanjira Sambuli

Nanjira Sambuli is a Kenyan political scientist and Internet activist. From 2016 to 2020, she led policy advocacy at the World Wide Web Foundation to promote digital equality in access to and use of the web. As an expert on this subject, she advises institutions such as the United Nations and the World Economic Forum on Internet law and digital cooperation, particularly with regard to gender equality. Sambuli collaborated with the Goethe-Institut in 2017 on the presidential election in Nairobi and took part in the Weimar International Cultural Symposium in 2019.
Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard

Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard

Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard is an African-German journalist, curator, cultural manager/activist and public intellectual whose work revolves around (increasing) the visibility, recognition and historical contextualisation of the long presence of populations of African descent and their intellectual and artistic contributions and practices in Germany, Europe and beyond. Since 2017, she has been working as the Co-CEO and artistic director of the Black Empowerment/Advocacy Platform, the Community/Art Centre and the library EACH ONE TEACH ONE (EOTO) in Berlin.
Tiago Sant'Ana

Tiago Sant’Ana

Tiago Sant’Ana is a Brazilian visual artist, curator and researcher. He is currently completing a PhD in Culture and Society. His works as an artist are imbued with the tensions and representations of Afro-Brazilian identities influenced by decolonial perspectives. He has worked with the Goethe-Institut on a series of projects and publications.
José Luís Mendonça

José Luís Mendonça

José Luís Mendonça is an Angolan journalist, editor-in-chief of the biweekly magazine Cultura and author of a weekly opinion column. He graduated in Law and published volumes of poetry, a novel and a selection of short stories. He is further committed to teaching Portuguese and the development of primary education and reading projects.
Aldeide Delgado

Aldeide Delgado

Aldeide Delgado is a Cuban art historian, curator and researcher. Her work focuses on ethnic identity, feminism and the representation of women in the visual arts. She founded and runs the Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA). She has worked with the Goethe-Institut on a series of publications for the magazine Contemporary And América Latina.

Team des Goethe-Instituts

Tatjana Brode

Tatjana Brode is the head of the online editorial office in Munich and, as a digital strategist, she develops, together with the editorial team, projects such as Latitude for the Goethe-Institut. She sees great opportunities in global discourses on important issues such as decolonization/postcolonial societies. In addition to her work for the Goethe-Institut, she is a volunteer editor of the online magazine Carta.info, and this experience inspires her work.
Eliphas Nyamogo

Eliphas Nyamogo

Eliphas Nyamogo worked as the head of information and library services at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi from 2002 to 2017. He currently works as an online editorial consultant at the headquarters of the Goethe-Institut in Munich. He is not only responsible for the editorial support of the Latitude website, but also produces some content, such as video interviews and essays.
Eva Fritsch

Eva Fritsch

Eva Fritsch is a member of the online editorial team at the Goethe-Institut headquarters. She is responsible for content-based formats and the coordination of different language versions on Latitude.
Regine Hader

Regine Hader

Regine Hader is a member of the online editorial team at the Goethe-Institut headquarters. ​She is responsible for the development of innovative formats and their editorial realisation.   
Elisa Jochum

Elisa Jochum

Elisa Jochum works in the online editorial team at the Goethe-Institut headquarters. On Latitude, she is engaged in the development and realisation of formats as well as in the communication with experts.
Linda Hügel

Linda Hügel

As the lead web project manager, Linda Hügel coordinates the planning and implementation of Latitude. She oversees tasks and processes and acts as the interface between the editorial and the technical sides. She developes the concept and design in close cooperation with the design agency and the project team.
Miriam Steller

Miriam Steller

In an advisory capacity, Miriam Steller supports the structural and design development and is the contact person for the technical development of the website. She specifies new requirements, communicates these to the developers and is responsible for approving those specifications after their implementation.

Patricia Gugisch-Dolata

There is not a single line on Latitude Patricia Gugisch-Dolata does not know. She creates project descriptions and expert profiles for the website, edits texts by these experts, sheds light on contexts by means of commented picture galleries – and, as a journalist, she is acutely aware of the power that words have when addressing this sensitive issue of postcolonialism which concerns all of humanity.
Andrea Zell

Andrea Zell

Andrea Zell works at the headquarters of the Goethe-Institut Munich in the department of Cultural Education and Discourse. She advises and assists the institutes abroad in planning local cultural programmes on current issues, with debates on decolonisation and postcolonialism currently playing a central role. She contributes to the project team of Latitude with her experiences from the cultural programmes of the Goethe-Institutes worldwide.
Robin Mallick

Robin Mallick

Robin Mallick worked from 2009 to 2015 as the head of cultural programmes in South Asia at the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi. He has been heading the Goethe-Institut Rio de Janeiro since 2015. Mallick deems it essential to challenge the often complacent power structures established in Europe, which have shaped ways of thinking (including his own). In the project team of Latitude, he supports the discourses on this subject and is inspired by new ideas.
Isabel Hölzl

Isabel Hölzl

Isabel Hölzl has been heading the Goethe-Institut Finland since 2017, after engagements at the Goethe-Institutes in São Paulo and Munich. Based on her experience in the “global South”, she is working in Finland on the effects of colonialism in Northern Europe. She contributes a series of reflections to Latitude: reflections on intra-European colonial structures and their continued repercussions in a Europe shaped by migration.
Stefanie Kastner

Stefanie Kastner

Stefanie Kastner has worked for the Goethe-Institut since 2003, mostly in the “global South”, and headed the information departments in Rotterdam, Algiers, Abidjan and São Paulo. Since 2017, she has been based in Johannesburg as the head of information of the Goethe-Institutes in sub-Saharan Africa. Kastner is a member of the project team of Latitude and acts in an advisory capacity.
Alexander Behrmann

Alexander Behrmann

Alexander Behrmann is responsible for print and online publishing in the department of Communication at the headquarters of the Goethe-Institut in Munich. He is the deputy head of the communications department, responsible for the cross-media appearance of the topic of postcolonialism and he is involved in the conception of Latitude.
Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska

Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska

Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska has since 2018 been working in the management of the culture department at the Goethe-Institut headquarters in Munich. She is part of the team conceptualising and organising the event Latitude
Soraia Vilela

Soraia Vilela

Soraia Vilela has been working as a web editor at the Goethe-Institut Brazil since 2010. She supervises the Brazilian Portuguese language version of Latitude and contributed to building the expert network.

Implementation and Design

Logo
Tobias Schrank
 
Concept and Design

3pc GmbH – Neue Kommunikation

Implementation
Bokowsky + Laymann – Marketing in Computer-Mediated Environments