Transregional Academy “De-Framing the Mediterranean from the 21st Century: Places, Routes, Actors”

The Academy will be held 19–29 September 2016, in Rethymno, Crete, and has been organized by the Forum in cooperation with the Max Weber Stiftung, the Centre Marc Bloch and the Insitute for ...

Blog News

Start of the Art Histories blog “From Traditional to Contemporary Aesthetic Practices in West Africa, Benin and Togo” and the series “Doing Global International Relations” at the TRAFO blog

Arab Film Series “Beyond Spring” Part IV

The film series will continue from September, 8th, 2016 at Werkstatt der Kulturen.

Annual Conference “Making, Sustaining, Breaking – The Politics of Heritage and Culture”

The Annual Conference is open for registration. The conference will be held October 12-14, 2016, in Heidelberg.

Bureaucratic Practices in Africa

The Forum Transregionale Studien is cooperating with the Max Weber Foundation to establish a Transnational Research Group: Call for Applications (PostDoc and PhD)

Philologie und Freiheit

Sheldon Pollocks Vortrag »Philologie und Freiheit« ist in deutscher Übersetzung in der Schriftenreihe des Forums erschienen.

Upcoming Events

Mon 19 Sept 2016

Wed 28 Sept 2016
Transregional Academy De-Framing the Mediterranean from the 21st Century: Places, Routes and Actors
convened by Leyla Dakhli (Centre Marc Bloch), Berlin
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Institute for Mediterranean Studies in Rethymno, Crete
Thur 06 Oct 2016

Fri 07 Oct 2016
Explorative Workshop All You Can Do with Catalogs: Accessing, Organizing, Disseminating Local and Global Knowledge (15th-19th Centuries)
convened by Paola Molino (LMU Munich/Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung)
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Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin und Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Wed 12 Oct 2016

Fri 14 Oct 2016
Jahreskonferenz / Annual Conference 2016 Making, Sustaining, Breaking – The Politics Of Heritage And Culture
Forum Transregionale Studien, Max Weber Stiftung, Cluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context (Universität Heidelberg), Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
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Universität Heidelberg, Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Voßstraße 2, 69115 Heidelberg

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien is a research organization that promotes the internationalization of research in the humanities and social sciences.

The Forum provides scope for collaboration among researchers with different regional and disciplinary perspectives and appoints researchers from all over the world as Fellows.

In cooperation with universities and research institutions in Berlin and the rest of Germany, it carries out research projects and initiatives that examine other regions of the world and their relationship to Germany and Europe systematically and with new questions.