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    The Team of the FGHO

Director: Dr. Angela Ling Huang

Dr. Angela Huang has been Managing Director of the Research Centre for Hanse and Baltic History (FGHO) at the European Hansemuseum since 2017. 

She works on different aspects of the history of the Hanse, such as northern European economic history, textile history and comparative urban history. 

alhuang [at]


Research Assistant: Inga Lange

Inga Lange has been working at the Research Centre for Hanse and Baltic History (FGHO) since July 2023.

She studied history at the University of Bremen with a focus on North German shipping and trading history of the early modern period. During her studies, she worked as a student assistant in the project »Between the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea. Interdisciplinary Studies on the Hanseatic League«. At FGHO, she is in charge of the project »The Flow«. 



Research Assistant: Dr. Bart Holterman

Foto: © FGHO/Olaf Malzahn

Bart Holterman has been working at the FGHO since June 2024.
He works on topics of late medieval and early modern economic history with a focus on the North Atlantic region (Iceland, Faroe Islands, Orkney and Shetland), in digital humanities and historical-geographical research in the geographical research in the Hanseatic region.

bholterman [at]



Assistance: Judith Neubauer

Foto: © FGOH/Olaf Malzahn

Judith Neubauer has been working at the FGHO since April 2023.

She has studied History at the University of Bremen and focused on the history of the North and Baltic Sea region in the middle ages.

At the Research Centre she is organising the annual public lectures on the topics trade, money and politics ("Handel, Geld und Politik").  




Former Director: Prof. Dr. Rolf Hammel-Kiesow

Prof. Dr. Rolf Hammel-Kiesow was Director of the Research Centre for Hanse and Baltic History from 1993 until 2016. 

Furthermore he worked on the content and concepts for the European Hansemuseum since 2000 and was the chief scientist for the museum up until his retirement in June 2016.

Former staff

Vivien Popken - Projekt Assistance from 01/07/2021 to 30/06/2024

Kathrin Hüing - Research Assistance from 01/09/2021 to 31/03/2023

Maria Krell - Research Assistance from 01/10/2020 to 30/09/2021

Nathalie Rudolph - Assistance from 01/12/2019 to 30/09/2021

Ole Meiners - Research Assistance from 01/10/2018 to 31/12/2020

Friederike Holst - Assistance from 01/10/2017 to 31/12/2019

Julia Jäschke - Research Assistance from 01/11/2017 to 31/07/2018