Europe in the Middle East—the Middle East in Europe
 (EUME) is a multi-disciplinary research program at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien. EUME seeks to rethink key concepts and premises that link and divide Europe and the Middle East. Within the framework of five research fields in the disciplines of Literature, Political Philosophy, Urban History, Philology-cum-Late Antiquity, and Islamic Studies, the program attempts to recollect the legacies of Europe in the Middle East and of the Middle East in Europe in an inclusive way that aims to do justice to their entanglements. More ...

We are saying goodbye to our Fellows of 2015/2016

It was a wonderful and inspiring time and we thank all the Fellows for their engagement at EUME. Please find some information on our current Fellows and Alumni here.
We are looking forward to meeting the new Fellows of the coming year in October 2016!

Out now: »Commitment and Beyond«

As part of the series »Literatures in Context«, »Commitment and Beyond: Reflections on/of the Political in Arabic Literature since the 1940s«, edited by Friederike Pannewick und Georges Khali, is out now. With contributions by EUME and AKMI fellows, members, and friends: Randa Aboubakr, Sinan Antoon, Rachid Ouaissa, Zeina G. Halabi, Elias Khoury, Refqa Abu-Remaileh, Michael Allan, Tarek El-Ariss, Hanan Toukan, Atef Botros, Yvonne Albers, Stephan Milich, Christian Junge, Felix Lang, Leslie Tramontini, Charlotte Pardey, Dina Heshmat, Yoav Di-Capua, Stephan Guth, Sonja Mejcher-Atassi. More ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun 28 Aug 2016

Sun 04 Sept 2016
Sommerakademie Reconfiguring the (Non-)Political. Performing and Narrating Change and Continuity
In cooperation between the Philipps University Marburg's Center for Near and Middle East Studies, l'Université de la Manouba (UMA), l’Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain (IRMC), both based in Tunis, and the research program Europe in the Middle East — The Middle East in Europe (EUME)
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Tunis
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Thur 08 Sept 2016
8:00 pm–10:00 pm
EUME Discussion A Magical Substance Flows Into Me (a Film by Jumana Manna, Palestine/Germany/UK 2015)
Film Screening and Discussion with Refqa Abu-Remaileh & Jumana Manna. In cooperation with Mayadin Al-Tahrir e.V.
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Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin
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Mon 19 Sept 2016

Wed 28 Sept 2016
Transregional Academy De-Framing the Mediterranean from the 21st Century: Places, Routes and Actors
convened by Leyla Dakhli (Centre Marc Bloch), Berlin
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Institute for Mediterranean Studies in Rethymno, Crete