Barbara Göbel

Interdisciplinary Laboratory

The ethnologist Barbara Göbel has been Director of the Ibero-American Institute of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Berlin since 2005. She formerly served as Executive Director of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP, coordinated by the ICSU, ISSC and the UNU), an international research network based in Bonn. She has held Visiting Professorships at a number of universities in Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Bolivia, and was a Visiting Researcher at the Collège de France.

Research fields

Socio-ecological inequalities, geopolitics of knowledge, knowledge circulation between Latin America and Europe, digital transformation.