Wintersemester 2015/16

Conflict and Translation

Ort: Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstraße 14, 14193 Berlin
17:00 - 18:30 Uhr

14 Okt | Deniz Yonucu (Istanbul / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung 2015/2016)
War in the City: Violence, Counter Violence and Sectarian Polarisation in Istanbul's Kurdish and Alevi Neigbourhoods
Moderation: Kader Konuk (Universität Duisburg-Essen / Mitglied EUME)

21 Okt | Amr Hamzawy (Cairo)
Egyptian Liberals and their Anti-Democratic Deceptions
Moderation: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien)

28 Okt | Margaret Litvin (Boston University / ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung 2016)
Arab Intellectuals Encounter Another Europe: Sonallah Ibrahim and Mohammed Malas in Moscow
Moderation: Elizabeth M. Holt (Bard College / EUME Fellow 2015/2016)

11 Nov | Elizabeth M. Holt (Bard College / EUME Fellow 2015/2016)
"A Rather Chromium-Plated Air of Suspicious Opulence": The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Landscape of the Cultural Cold War in Beirut and Cairo
Moderation: Mayssun Succarie (King's College London / Affililated EUME Fellow 2015/2016)

25 Nov | May Hawas (University of Alexandria / EUME Fellow 2015/2016)
Alternative Grounds for Comparison: Teaching Literature in Mid-Century Alexandria

Moderation: Markus Messling (Centre Marc Bloch)

09 Dez | Mayssun Succarie (King's College London / Affililated EUME Fellow 2015/2016) & Nataliya Gumenyuk (Kyiv, Ukraine / Visiting Fellow of the Berlin Brandenburg Ukraine Initiative)
EuroMaidanTahrir: Trajectories of Revolution and Violence in Eastern Europe and the Arab World
Moderation: Cilja Harders (Freie Universität Berlin / Mitglied EUME)

16 Dez | Fadi A. Bardawil (University of North Carolina / EUME Fellow 2010/2011)
Translating and Recalling Universals: Critical Theory, Political Practice and the Question of Culture
Moderation: Jonathan Sheehan (University of California at Chapel Hill / Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg 2015/2016)

13 Jan | Mayssun Succarie (King's College London / Affililated EUME Fellow 2015/2016)
The Rise of Young Arab Leaders: Elite Forms of Pan Arab Organizing in the Twenty First Century

Moderation: Nadine Abdalla (Kairo / EUME Fellow 2015/2016)  

27 Jan | Erol Ülker (Istanbul Kemerburgaz University / EUME Fellow 2015/2016)
Occupation, Resistance, and Turkification: Formation of the Turkish National Movement in Istanbul, 1918-1923
Moderation: Ulrike Freitag (Zentrum Moderner Orient / Mitglied EUME)

10 Feb | Nadine Abdalla (Kairo / EUME Fellow 2015/2016)   
Seeking an Illusion? The Quest of the Egyptian New Trade Union Movement for a New Social Contract in the Aftermath of 2011
Moderation: Stephan Roll (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin)