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...

Berliner Seminar Winter Term 2016/17

The Berliner Seminar of the research program Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME) will be continued in the winter term 2016/2017. Under this academic year's umbrella theme »Struggle and Survival«, questions relating to the ongoing transformation of the Middle East, also in relation to Europe will be discussed. A special emphasis in the discussions will be put on issues of political and societal fragmentation, on rethinking concepts and approaches in times of crisis. Please find the term program hereDownload and more information here.

Fellows 2016/17

The research program Europe in the Middle East — The Middle East in Europe (EUME) welcomes its Fellows of 2016/2017. Starting in October at the beginning of the new academic year, they will have the opportunity to work on their research projects, join networks and take part in discussions. Detailed information on the Fellows and their research projects can be found here.

Beyond Spring: Arab Film Series Part IV

The Arab Film Series "Beyond Spring" will be continued in September 2016. The films "A Magical Substance Flows Into Me",  "About Baghdad" and "Constantino" will be screened and discussed as well as the performance lecture "The Other Body". more...

Upcoming Events

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Thur 06 Oct 2016

Fri 07 Oct 2016
Explorative Workshop All You Can Do with Catalogs: Accessing, Organizing, Disseminating Local and Global Knowledge (15th-19th Centuries)
convened by Paola Molino (LMU Munich/Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung)
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Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin und Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
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Wed 12 Oct 2016

Fri 14 Oct 2016
Jahreskonferenz / Annual Conference 2016 Making, Sustaining, Breaking – The Politics Of Heritage And Culture
Forum Transregionale Studien, Max Weber Stiftung, Cluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context (Universität Heidelberg), Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
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Universität Heidelberg, Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Voßstraße 2, 69115 Heidelberg
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Thur 13 Oct 2016
8:00 pm–10:00 pm
EUME Discussion The Other Body (Lecture/Performance by Nora Amin)
Discussion with Nora Amin & Jacob Stage. In cooperation with Mayadin Al-Tahrir e.V.
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Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin