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Call for Papers: Conference “Exile and Academic Freedom Today”

The Academy in Exile, a joint initiative of the Institute of Turkish Studies (University of Duisburg-Essen), the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Kulturwissenschaftliches Insitut Essen (KWI) invite submissions for a two-day international conference. Closing date: 1 May 2018.

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“Region, Nation, World Scale and the Problem of Periodisation”

Sanjay Subrahmanyam’s (University of California, Los Angeles) keynote lecture held at our past Annual Conference “Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context” (December 2017, Berlin) is now available for listening and watching.

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Stellenausschreibung

Das Forum sucht zum 15. Mai zwei studentische Hilfskräfte für den Bereich Veranstaltungen und Initiativen (je 10 Wochenstunden).

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“Double East: Culture as Politics in India, Russia and Turkey”

The roundtable discussion took place on 19 July 2017 at the Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin and was part of the workshop “Culture as Politics” convened by Ilya Kalinin (Prisma Ukraïna Fellow 2017; State University St. Petersburg)

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“New Books” at TRAFO: African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe

Annalisa Butticci, former Art Histories Fellow (2015/16), presents her new book “African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe: The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century” at our TRAFO blog.

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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.

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Upcoming Events

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Events

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Wed 25 Apr 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Breathing Life into the Archive: Egyptian Revolutionary History on the Theatre Stage
Laila Soliman (Cairo) in conversation with Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Cilja Harders (FU Berlin)
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Breathing Life into the Archive: Egyptian Revolutionary History on the Theatre Stage Laila Soliman (Cairo) in conversation with Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Cilja Harders (FU Berlin) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180425T170000 20180425T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 30 Apr 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Imprints of Loss on the Walls of the City: A Comparative Perspective of Politics of Mourning in Contemporary Turkey and Greece
Leonidas Karakatsanis (British Institute at Ankara) & Savvas Voutyras (University of Essex)
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Imprints of Loss on the Walls of the City: A Comparative Perspective of Politics of Mourning in Contemporary Turkey and Greece Leonidas Karakatsanis (British Institute at Ankara) & Savvas Voutyras (University of Essex) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180430T170000 20180430T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Tue 08 May 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Oecumenism and Sectarianism in the East of the Mediterranean since 1918
Ussama Makdisi (Rice U / Siemens Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin 2017/18), Comment & Chair: Seda Altuğ (EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Oecumenism and Sectarianism in the East of the Mediterranean since 1918 Ussama Makdisi (Rice U / Siemens Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin 2017/18), Comment & Chair: Seda Altuğ (EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180508T170000 20180508T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin