Board and Advisory Board
Chairman: Abdulsalam Al-Rubaidi is a doctoral student at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn and at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nurmberg in the research project “The Struggles over Identity, Morality, and Public Space in Middle Eastern Cities” established by the Volkswagen Foundation. His thesis deals with issues of identity and historical awareness in contemporary Yemeni novels. He is also an Associate Fellow at CARPO (Center for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient) and an editor for Arabic contributions at al-Madaniya magazine.
Vice chairman: Ameen Shandhor is working on his Master of Science in Technology & Innovation Management degree at the Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Brandenburg an der Havel. Under the name Ameen Al-Yafaee, he has been writing articles and studies on cultural and political topics in various Arabic journals since 2006.
Treasurer: Anne-Linda Amira Augustin did her doctorate in Sociology on the Southern Movement, resistance, and generational relations in South Yemen at the Philipps-University Marburg, where she also worked as a research associate at the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies. She is currently working as an advisor at the foreign representation of the Southern Transitional Council in Berlin.