Wed 18 Jul 2018

“Basic Freedoms and Rule of Law Ought not be Taken for Granted” – 5in10 with Wendy Pearlman

Read the interview with Wendy Pearlman, Koldyke Outstanding Teaching Associate Professor of Political Science at …


Tue 10 Jul 2018

Exploratory Workshop 12–14 July in Berlin

“Out of the Archives...New Archival Practices: Towards Alternative Historiographies, Voices, and Spaces” organized by …


Thu 05 Jul 2018
Thu 21 Jun 2018

5in10 with Olga Linkiewicz

We have interviewed our Visiting Fellow Olga Linkiewicz and asked her about her academic and personal journey, her …


Tue 19 Jun 2018

“Transatlantic Slavery and the European Hinterland”

Felix Brahm and Eve Rosenhaft present their anthology “Slavery Hinterland: Transatlantic Slavery and Continental Europe, …


Thu 14 Jun 2018

New at TRAFO: Maras and the Darker Sides of Globalization

Marlon Carranza, researcher at the University of Leipzig, writes on the American gang “Mara Salvatrucha” at the …


Wed 06 Jun 2018

New at TRAFO: “The Disenchantment of the Left: Two Memories of the Palestinian Struggle”

In the fourth article of our new blog series “The ‘1979 Moment’ in the Middle East”, Jihane Sfeir shows how two …


Wed 30 May 2018

“New Books” auf TRAFO: Brecht, Turkish Theater, and Turkish-German Literature: Reception, Adaptation, and Innovation after 1960

Ela Gezen (EUME-Fellow 2015/16) presents her new book that investigates the reception of Bertolt Brecht by Turkish …


Tue 22 May 2018

New at TRAFO: “Turning the Page: Reading 1979 in and through the Cultural Journal ‘Mawaqif’”

The third contribution to our new blog series “The ‘1979 Moment’ in the Middle East” has been published recently. Yvonne …


Tue 15 May 2018

“New Books” auf TRAFO: No Exit. Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre and Decolonization

Author of the book Yoav Di-Capua (EUME-CNMS Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung 2017/18) in conversation with …


Mon 14 May 2018

New: “Philological Encounters” Volume 3

We are delighted to announce the publication of the third volume, “Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Philological …


Mon 14 May 2018

New at TRAFO: The Making and Unmaking of the Moments: From the 1979 Revolution to the Arab Spring

The second contribution to our new series “The ‘1979 Moment’ in the Middle East” comes from Behrooz Moazami. You can …


Wed 02 May 2018

New at TRAFO: The ‘1979 Moment’ in the Middle East – New Series

We are starting a new series at our TRAFO blog that goes back to a workshop organized by Amir Moosavi (EUME Fellow of …


Thu 12 Apr 2018

“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 …


Tue 03 Apr 2018

“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 …


Tue 27 Mar 2018

“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 …


Wed 14 Mar 2018

Visiting Fellow: Dr. Olga Linkiewicz

From April to June 2018 Dr. Olga Linkiewicz (Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences) will …


Tue 06 Mar 2018

Series “New Books” at the TRAFO blog

In January 2018 the series “New Books” has started at the TRAFO blog. First contributions came from Joseph Ben Prestel, …


Mon 05 Mar 2018

Academy Blog: “Revisiting the Nation”

You can now read reports and impressions from our Winter Academy on our blog “Transregional Academies”.


Thu 22 Feb 2018

New at TRAFO: “Soviet Dormitories as a Prism for Interpreting Cultural Ties between the Soviet Union and the World”

Ewa Dabrowska (Prisma Ukraïna) and Margaret Litvin (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation/EUME Fellow) have written a report …