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 Summer Term 2017

Under the umbrella theme »Re/Visions«, the Berliner Seminar of the research program Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME) will be continued in the Summer Term 2017. EUME Fellows and other scholars are going to discuss re-readings and new interpretations of historic events and their importance for current developments, as well as questions of cultural production in the context of politically fragile situations in countries like Syria or Turkey. Please find the term program here and more information here. Please find the term program here and more information here.

Urban Studies Seminar 2016-2017

The Urban Studies Seminar, organized by the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) in cooperation with Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME), will be starting on November 21st under the annual theme »Rethinking Urban-Rural Relations in an Age of Migration, Displacement, Environmental Transformations and Fringe Urbanization«. Please find the program here.

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Wed 31 May 2017
18:00–19:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Beyond Tragedy and Betrayal: Towards an Intellectual History of the Arab Nahda
Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto), Chair: Leyla Dakhli (Berlin, Centre Marc Bloch)
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Beyond Tragedy and Betrayal: Towards an Intellectual History of the Arab Nahda Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto), Chair: Leyla Dakhli (Berlin, Centre Marc Bloch) Centre Marc Bloch, Germaine Tillion Saal, 8th floor, Friedrichstr. 191, 10117 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20170531T180000 20170531T193000
Centre Marc Bloch, Germaine Tillion Saal, 8th floor, Friedrichstr. 191, 10117 Berlin

Thu 01 Jun 2017
18:00–20:00

Lectures EUME Lecture
Rethinking Narratives: The emergence of the "Arab Jew" in contemporary Arabic literature
Najat Abdulhaq. This lecture is the beginning of ENTANGLEMENTS/VERFLECHTUNGEN, a network-project that intends to exchange views accross disciplines and one-dimensional perspectives on history, society and politics around the Mediterranean
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Rethinking Narratives: The emergence of the "Arab Jew" in contemporary Arabic literature Najat Abdulhaq. This lecture is the beginning of ENTANGLEMENTS/VERFLECHTUNGEN, a network-project that intends to exchange views accross disciplines and one-dimensional perspectives on history, society and politics around the Mediterranean Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten, Room 009, Veterinärstr. 1, 80539 München EUME Lecture 20170601T180000 20170601T200000
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten, Room 009, Veterinärstr. 1, 80539 München

Thu 08 Jun 2017
20:00–22:00

Seminare EUME Discussion
Houses Without Doors (a Film by Avo Kaprealian, Syria/Lebanon 2016)
Film Screening and Discussion with Salam Said (Berlin). In cooperation with Mayadin Al-Tahrir e.V.
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Houses Without Doors (a Film by Avo Kaprealian, Syria/Lebanon 2016) Film Screening and Discussion with Salam Said (Berlin). In cooperation with Mayadin Al-Tahrir e.V. Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin 20170608T200000 20170608T220000
Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin

Mon 12 Jun 2017
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Between Terkos and Pera: Plural Ruralities and the Idea of Urbanity in Late-Ottoman Istanbul
Koca Mehmet Kentel (University of Washington)
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Between Terkos and Pera: Plural Ruralities and the Idea of Urbanity in Late-Ottoman Istanbul Koca Mehmet Kentel (University of Washington) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20170612T170000 20170612T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 14 Jun 2017
18:00–19:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Enduring Catastrophe? Palestinian Refugees in Syria between 1948 and the Nakba of Today
Anaheed Al-Hardan (American University of Beirut, Visiting Fellow at BGSMCS), Chair: Refqa Abu-Remaileh (Berlin, EUME Fellow 2016/17)
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Enduring Catastrophe? Palestinian Refugees in Syria between 1948 and the Nakba of Today Anaheed Al-Hardan (American University of Beirut, Visiting Fellow at BGSMCS), Chair: Refqa Abu-Remaileh (Berlin, EUME Fellow 2016/17) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20170614T180000 20170614T193000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Thu 15 Jun 2017
Fri 16 Jun 2017

Workshops EUME Workshop
Reading the '1979 Moment' in the Middle East
Convened by Amir Moosavi (EUME Fellow of the VolkswagenStiftung/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 2016/17)
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Reading the '1979 Moment' in the Middle East Convened by Amir Moosavi (EUME Fellow of the VolkswagenStiftung/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 2016/17) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Workshop 20170615T000000 20170616T000000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Wed 21 Jun 2017
18:00–20:00

Lectures Lecture
The New Antinomies of the Islamic Movement in Post-Gezi Turkey: Islamism vs. Muslimism
Halil Ibrahim Yenigün (EUME Fellow 2016/17). This talk is part of the lecture series »Kritische Türkeistudien / Critical Studies on Turkey« organized by Kader Konuk (EUME member)
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The New Antinomies of the Islamic Movement in Post-Gezi Turkey: Islamism vs. Muslimism Halil Ibrahim Yenigün (EUME Fellow 2016/17). This talk is part of the lecture series »Kritische Türkeistudien / Critical Studies on Turkey« organized by Kader Konuk (EUME member) Universität Duisburg-Essen, Hörsaalzentrum Audimax, Campus Essen, Room R14 R02 B07, Meyer-Schwickerath-Str. 1, 45141 Essen 20170621T180000 20170621T200000
Universität Duisburg-Essen, Hörsaalzentrum Audimax, Campus Essen, Room R14 R02 B07, Meyer-Schwickerath-Str. 1, 45141 Essen

Wed 21 Jun 2017
19:00–20:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egyp
Michael Allan (University of Oregon, EUME-CNMS Fellow of the AvH 2017-18), Comment: Zaal Andronikashvili (Berlin, ZfL), Chair: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien, EUME)
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In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egyp Michael Allan (University of Oregon, EUME-CNMS Fellow of the AvH 2017-18), Comment: Zaal Andronikashvili (Berlin, ZfL), Chair: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien, EUME) Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Trajekte-Tagungsraum, 3rd floor, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20170621T190000 20170621T203000
Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Trajekte-Tagungsraum, 3rd floor, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin

Mon 26 Jun 2017
Tue 27 Jun 2017

Workshops Mediterranean Perspectives in School History Teaching
convened by Romain Faure (FU Berlin) and Leyla Dakhli (Centre Marc Bloch)
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Mediterranean Perspectives in School History Teaching convened by Romain Faure (FU Berlin) and Leyla Dakhli (Centre Marc Bloch) Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin, Wallotstraße 14, 14193 Berlin 20170626T070000 20170627T160000
Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin, Wallotstraße 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 26 Jun 2017
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Rethinking Dichotomies: Concessions, Collectives and Continuities in the Water Politics of Mandate Syria-Lebanon
Simon Jackson (University of Birmingham) & Christèle Allès (Université de Nantes)
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Rethinking Dichotomies: Concessions, Collectives and Continuities in the Water Politics of Mandate Syria-Lebanon Simon Jackson (University of Birmingham) & Christèle Allès (Université de Nantes) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20170626T170000 20170626T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 28 Jun 2017
18:00–19:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Gender-Coded Cases and Authoritarian Court Practices in Tunisia (Pre-2011)
Maaike Voorhoeve (EUME Fellow of the AvH 2015-17), Chair: Deniz Yonucu (EUME-ZMO Fellow of the AvH 2015-18)
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Gender-Coded Cases and Authoritarian Court Practices in Tunisia (Pre-2011) Maaike Voorhoeve (EUME Fellow of the AvH 2015-17), Chair: Deniz Yonucu (EUME-ZMO Fellow of the AvH 2015-18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20170628T180000 20170628T193000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Tue 04 Jul 2017
16:00–18:00

Lectures EUME Lecture
Latin America and the Arab World: Lettered Exchange
Tahia Abdel Nasser (American University of Cairo); Chair: Stephanie Fleischmann. In cooperation with ZI Lateinamerika-Institut (FU Berlin)
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Latin America and the Arab World: Lettered Exchange Tahia Abdel Nasser (American University of Cairo); Chair: Stephanie Fleischmann. In cooperation with ZI Lateinamerika-Institut (FU Berlin) Freie Universität Berlin, ZI Lateinamerika-Institut, Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56, Room 201, 14197 Berlin EUME Lecture 20170704T160000 20170704T180000
Freie Universität Berlin, ZI Lateinamerika-Institut, Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56, Room 201, 14197 Berlin

Wed 05 Jul 2017
18:00–19:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Toward a Popular History of the Syrian Uprising: We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled
Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University, EUME-CNMS Fellow of the AvH 2016-18), Chair: Cilja Harders (FU Berlin, EUME)
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Toward a Popular History of the Syrian Uprising: We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University, EUME-CNMS Fellow of the AvH 2016-18), Chair: Cilja Harders (FU Berlin, EUME) Freie Universität Berlin, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Ihnestr. 21 - F, 14195 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20170705T180000 20170705T193000
Freie Universität Berlin, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Ihnestr. 21 - F, 14195 Berlin

Thu 06 Jul 2017
Fri 07 Jul 2017

Workshops EUME Workshop
Imaging a 'Middle East'
Organized by Saima Akhtar (Irmgard Coninx Fellow of the Forum Transregionale Studien​ 2015/16), Walid El-Houri (EUME Fellow 2013/14) & Banu Karaca (EUME Fellow 2016/17), in cooperation with ICI
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Imaging a 'Middle East' Organized by Saima Akhtar (Irmgard Coninx Fellow of the Forum Transregionale Studien​ 2015/16), Walid El-Houri (EUME Fellow 2013/14) & Banu Karaca (EUME Fellow 2016/17), in cooperation with ICI ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Christinenstraße 18-19, 10119 Berlin EUME Workshop 20170706T115900 20170707T000000
ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Christinenstraße 18-19, 10119 Berlin

Mon 10 Jul 2017
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
The Revenge of the Rurals? Urban Trajectories around Ezzituna Mosque in post-2011 Tunis
Elyssa Jalloul (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
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The Revenge of the Rurals? Urban Trajectories around Ezzituna Mosque in post-2011 Tunis Elyssa Jalloul (Philipps-Universität Marburg) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20170710T170000 20170710T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 12 Jul 2017
18:00–19:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Reading Sayyid Qutb in Kemalist Turkey
Halil Ibrahim Yenigün (Istanbul, EUME Fellow 2016/17), Chair: Nora Lafi (ZMO, EUME)
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Reading Sayyid Qutb in Kemalist Turkey Halil Ibrahim Yenigün (Istanbul, EUME Fellow 2016/17), Chair: Nora Lafi (ZMO, EUME) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20170712T180000 20170712T193000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 21 Aug 2017
Wed 30 Aug 2017

Akademien Transregional Academy
Redistribution and the Law in an Antagonistic World
convened by Isabel Feichtner (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg), Philipp Dann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Jochen von Bernstorff (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
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Redistribution and the Law in an Antagonistic World convened by Isabel Feichtner (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg), Philipp Dann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Jochen von Bernstorff (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen) Juristische Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Bebelplatz 2, 10117 Berlin Transregional Academy 20170821T070000 20170830T160000
Juristische Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Bebelplatz 2, 10117 Berlin

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Fri 27 Oct 2017

Konferenzen EUME Conference
Jews in Muslim Societies – History and Prospects
Organized by W. Michael Blumenthal Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Philipps-Universität Marburg, in cooperation with the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg
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Jews in Muslim Societies – History and Prospects Organized by W. Michael Blumenthal Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Philipps-Universität Marburg, in cooperation with the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg Jewish Museum Berlin 20171024T220000 20171027T220000
Jewish Museum Berlin

Thu 16 Nov 2017
Sat 18 Nov 2017

Konferenzen International Symposium
The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets
Organized by: Centre for Art Market Studies (TU Berlin), Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Forum Transregionale Studien
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The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets Organized by: Centre for Art Market Studies (TU Berlin), Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin International Symposium 20171116T090000 20171118T180000
Berlin

Thu 07 Dec 2017
Sat 09 Dec 2017

Konferenzen Annual Conference
Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context
Convened by Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris, DHIP), Barbara Mittler (Heidelberger Centrum für Transkulturelle Studien, HCTS), and Pierre Monnet (Institut franco-allemand de sciences historiques et sociales, Frankfurt am Main)
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Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context Convened by Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris, DHIP), Barbara Mittler (Heidelberger Centrum für Transkulturelle Studien, HCTS), and Pierre Monnet (Institut franco-allemand de sciences historiques et sociales, Frankfurt am Main) Maison de France, Kurfürstendamm 211, 10719 Berlin Annual Conference 20171207T090000 20171209T170000
Maison de France, Kurfürstendamm 211, 10719 Berlin