Wintersemester 2017/18

Archeology of the Present

Location: Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstraße 14, 14193 Berlin
5 - 6.30 pm

18 Oct | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»The Re-Enchantment of the World«
Yassin Al-Haj Saleh (Raqqa / Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin 2017/18)
Introduction: Leyla Dakhli (Centre Marc Bloch)
Chair: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien / EUME)

Thu, 19 Oct | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»God and the Refugees: The Return of the Suppressed«
Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin (Jerusalem / Member of EUME)
Chair: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien / EUME)

Mon, 30 Oct | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»Legalizing Authoritarianism in Egypt«
Amr Hamzawy (Stanford University)
Chair: Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017-18)

01 Nov | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»Contriving an Iraqi Sociology: 'Ali al-Wardi and the Invention of the Peasant«
Haytham Bahoora (University of Toronto / EUME Fellow 2017)
Chair: Pascale Ghazaleh (AUC / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017/18)

08 Nov | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»Filming Revolution: A Meta-Documentary about Filmmaking in Egypt since the Revolution«
Alisa Lebow (University of Sussex / Associated EUME Fellow 2017) in conversation with
Refqa Abu-Remaileh (Associated EUME Fellow 2017/18)

15 Nov | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»Trauma Politics and the Psychologization of War and Violence in Lebanon«
Lamia Moghnieh (EUME Fellow 2017/18)
Chair: Sonja Mejcher-Atassi (AUB / Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg 2017/18)

29 Nov | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»Governing Land and Property in Syria and the Colonial Legacies of Sectarianism«
Seda Altug (Bogazici University / EUME Fellow 2017/18)
Chair: Katharina Lange (Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient)

06 Dec | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»In Search of the Archive: On Writing History in Egypt Today«
Pascale Ghazaleh (AUC / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017/18)
Chair: Gudrun Krämer (FU Berlin / Member of EUME)

13 Dec | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»The Context and Afterlife of the Armenian Genocide«
Yektan Türkyilmaz (EUME Fellow 2017-19)
Chair: Alice von Bieberstein (Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg 2017/18)

10 Jan | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre and Decolonization«
Yoav Di-Capua (University of Texas / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017/18)
Chair: Margaret Litvin (Boston University / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017/18)

24 Jan | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»How to Understand Popular Uprisings and what Remains of the Arab Revolutions?«
Panel Discussion with Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017-18) and
Yassin Al-Hajj Saleh (Raqqa / Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin 2017/18)
Chair: Pascale Ghazaleh (AUC / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2017/18)

07 Feb | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»A Cultural History of the Body in the Work of Modern Iranian Religious Intellectuals 1960-1980«
Fatima Tofighi (University of Religions Qom / EUME Fellow 2017/18)
Chair: Katrin Bromber (Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient)

14 Feb | 5 pm | Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
»An Archeology of Today: Tracing the Genealogies of Yezidi Victimhood«
Zeynep Türkyilmaz (EUME Fellow 2017/18)
Chair: Kader Konuk (Universität Duisburg-Essen / Member of EUME)