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Wed 19 Jul 2023

‘Woman, Life, Freedom’: Decoding the Political Poetics of a Woman-led Revolutionary Movement

Fatemeh Shams investigates the origins and the evolution of revolutionary slogans. Read at our TRAFO Blog →

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Tue 18 Jul 2023

The Rise of Ukraine’s Sun by Kateryna Zarembo

Dr Kateryna Zarembo presents her new book “The Rise of Ukraine’s Sun” (Схід українського сонця) at the Forum. In …

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Mon 03 Jul 2023

Gender Studies in Afghanistan or jender bazi: The Neoliberal University, Knowledge Production and Labour under Military Occupation

By Paniz Musawi Natanzi in our TRAFO Blog series »Gender, Sexuality and Knowledge in Neoliberal and Authoritarian …

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Tue 18 Apr 2023

Sindibād in Trap: A Youthful Revolutionary of Hope and Resilience

Sanabel Abdelrahman about the trope of “Sindibād” in contemporary Arabic trap music on our TRAFO Blog

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Tue 04 Apr 2023

From a Pilfered Nail to a Stolen Tank: The Role of a Media Event in the Consolidation of the Ukrainian Political Nation

By Mykola Homanyuk and Janush Panchenko in our TRAFO Blog series »War, Migration and Memory«

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Tue 14 Mar 2023

Kahramanmaraş Earthquake: How the Syrian Regime is Instrumentalising the Natural Catastrophe

Comment by Elise Daniaud on Syrian politics after the massive earthquake

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Tue 28 Feb 2023

After Wisdom. Sapiential Traditions and Ancient Scholarship in Comparative Perspective

The new publication of »Philological Encounters Monographs,« edited by Glenn W. Most and Michael Puett, has recently …

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Tue 21 Feb 2023

History Teacher of the People: Volodymyr Zelensky, Vasyl Holoborodko and his Displaced Colleagues

By Viktoria Sereda (Prisma Ukraïna: War, Migration and Memory) in our TRAFO Blog series #DossierUkraine

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Wed 08 Feb 2023

Prisma Ukraïna Teatime Conversations

A closed series of discussions with guest speakers and Prisma Ukraïna: War, Migration and Memory starts February 2023

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Tue 17 Jan 2023

Merging in Space: The Ongoing War and Previous Wars in Ukraine

By Denys Shatalov in our TRAFO Blog series »War, Migration and Memory«

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Wed 11 Jan 2023

Out now: Dossier 2-3, Forum Transregionale Studien, in English and Arabic

“The Humanities in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the Arab World and Germany / الإنسانيات في القرن الحادي والعشرين …

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Tue 10 Jan 2023

War, Migration and Memory: An Introduction

Prisma Ukraïna Senior Fellow Viktoriya Sereda launches “War, Migration and Memory” TRAFO Blog Series.

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Mon 09 Jan 2023

Silence and Radical Rethinking in Syrian Theatre of the Long 1980s

By Friederike Pannewick in our TRAFO Blog series »The Literary 1980s in the Middle East and the Maghreb«

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Mon 12 Dec 2022

New recording out: »“Have we not yet been defeated?”—On Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s Writings from Egypt’s Revolution and Prison«

Alia Mossallam (EUME Fellow 2017-2023) in conversation with Yassin al-Haj Saleh (Writer / 2019 EUME Fellow) at the EUME …

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Thu 08 Dec 2022

Envisioning Domestic Labor on Instagram: Changing Parameters of Visibility under Neoliberal Digital Capitalism

By Nazlı Özkan in our TRAFO Blog series »Envisioning Work: The Visual Cultures of Labor«

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Instagram post on the @blogcuanne account with permission of Elif Doğan
Fri 02 Dec 2022

Special Issue: Constitutionalism and Covid-19 - Broadening the Lens

Jus Cogens Special Issue edited by re:constitution alumni Alain Zysset and Neus Vidal Martí now available

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Detail of archway with relief at Villa Mondragone in Rome
Thu 01 Dec 2022

The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

A new special issue of the journal »Philological Encounters«, edited by Ghayde Ghraowi and Hacı Osman Gündüz (Ozzy), has …

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[Translate to Englisch:] Dīwān of Māmayya al-Rūmī, copied around 1700, MS Wetzstein II 243, fol. 1b, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK
Thu 10 Nov 2022

Against Remembering: The Fictional Truth of a Massacre

By Samad Alavi in our TRAFO Blog series »The Literary 1980s in the Middle East and the Maghreb«

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Figure 2. Sequence from Marjane Sartrapi’s Persepolis, 2004, page 260
Fri 04 Nov 2022

Rethinking East European Studies in Times of Upheaval: Some Reflections on Ukrainian Studies in Germany (and Not Only)

New TRAFO Blog series addresses questions on the state and future of East European studies. #DossierUkraine

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