Memberships Prof. Dr. Robert Langer


  • German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation (DAVO); since 1995.
  • German Anthropological Association (GAA), regional working group “Near and Middle East and North Africa” (founding member); since 2013.
  • Deutsche Morgendländische Gesellschaft (DMG), Islamic, Iranian (founding member), and Ottoman Studies Sections; since 2013.
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Religionswissenschaft (DVRW), European Association for the Study of Religions, working group “Islam”; since 2012.
  • German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV); since 2016.
  • Freundeskreis des Völkerkundemuseums Heidelberg e. V.
  • Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies; since 2016, member of the Advisory Board of DİYÂR (Nomos/Ergon); since 2018.
  • Heidelberg Center for Cultural Heritage, Heidelberg University, personal member; since 2014.
  • Kuratorium der Gesellschaft der Freunde islamischer Kunst und Kultur e. V., München; since 2024

  • Münchner Mittelost-Mittelmeer-Mittelasien-Zentrums at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München; since 2021.

  • The Shīʿah Institute, London, honorary fellow; since 2016.



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