Mon 08 Oct 2018

The Forum Transregionale Studien Welcomes its Fellows in the Academic Year 2018 / 2019

In the academic year 2018/2019 the Forum Transregionale Studien welcomes 38 postdoctoral researchers from 19 countries …


Mon 01 Oct 2018

Workshop Report “At Home: Jews and Muslims in Eastern Europe”

Read the report of the Prisma Ukraïna Workshop “At Home: Jews and Muslims in Eastern Europe”, that was held on 28 and 29 …


Wed 19 Sep 2018

Research with Scholars at Risk

The Forum Transregionale Studien was enabled by the Philipp Schwartz Initiative to award a stipend to a scholar at risk.


Thu 23 Aug 2018

Out of the Archives – Documentation

Read the report of the Exploratory Workshop “Out of the Archives...New Archival Practices: Towards Alternative …


Mon 13 Aug 2018

“Der inspizierte Muslim”

In our series “New Books” Schirin Amir-Moazami (ed.), Professor for Islamic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, presents …


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 …