Call for Applications: EUME Fellowships 2017/2018

Up to 6 Fellowships in the research program “Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe” (EUME). One of them is addressed to a scholar at risk. Closing date: May 15, 2017


Open Access: Sheldon Pollock “Philologie und Freiheit”

Sheldon Pollock’s Lecture “Philologie und Freiheit” (Philology and Freedom), edited by Matthes & Seitz, is now available open access.


Call for Papers

International Symposium “The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets”, 16-18 November 2017 in Berlin. Closing date: 30 April 2017


Call for Papers

Annual Conference “Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context”. Closing date: April 30, 2017


Out now: “Philological Encounters” Volume 2

We are happy to announce that volume 2 of “Philological Encounters” has been published.


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.


Upcoming Events




Tue 02 May 2017

Lectures EUME Lecture
Gender, Knowledge and Sufism: An Islamic Feminist Approach
Sa'diyya Shaikh (University of Cape Town, South Africa / Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin 2016/17). In cooperation with the Dahlem Humanities Center and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
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FU Berlin, „Rostlaube", Seminarzentrum, Room L115, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berli

Wed 03 May 2017

Lectures Prisma Ukraïna Lecture Series
Art and Revolution: Between Freedom and Crisis
Olena Haleta (Ivan Franko Lviv University, z. Zt. HU Berlin), Chair: Susanne Frank (HU Berlin)
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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Slawistik, Dorotheenstr. 65, R. 5.57, 10117 Berlin

Mon 08 May 2017

Seminare Art Histories Seminar
Congolese Representations of the Female in Motion
Lesley Nicole Braun (Art Histories Fellow 2016/17, University of Montreal)
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Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin