Ricarda Musser

Interdisciplinary Laboratory

Ricarda Musser studied Library Science and Romance Philology. She is the director of the media department and the country specialist for Brazil, Chile, and Portugal at the Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut in Berlin (IAI).

Ricarda Musser is the coordinator of various projects, among these the retro-digitalisation of Latin-American culture magazines of the 19th and early 20th centuries. She has expert knowledge of the IAI’s collection of Latin-American popular culture. She specializes in theoretical background and execution of digitalization projects, and their implications for research and investigation practices.

Research interests:

18th and 19th century travel literature, German emigration to Latin-America, 19th and 20th century Latin-American popular literature.