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...

Stellenausschreibung

Das Forum Transregionale Studien sucht zum 1. Mai 2018 eine studentische Hilfskraft (SHK) für das Forschungsprogramm Europa im Nahen Osten – Der Nahe Osten in Europa (EUME) (10 Wochenstunden). Bewerbungsfrist: 20. April 2018.
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Berliner Seminar Summer Term 2018

Unter dem Oberthema »Popular Histories« werden EUME Fellows und andere Wissenschaftler*innen im Sommersemester 2018 populäre Narrative und alternative Geschichtsvarianten, Erinnerungs- und Archivpraktiken der Arbeiter, die den Asuan Staudamm - eine Ikone des postkolonialen Ägyptens - erbauten, die Interaktionen zwischen türkischen und deutschen Autoren in den sechziger Jahren oder die Verarbeitung und Darstellung von Krieg, Flucht und Vertreibung in arabischen Graphic Novels und Comics thematisieren.
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CfP: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War

The editors invite academics and independent scholars to contribute articles on a select number of topics.
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Urban Studies Seminar 2017-2018

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 6th under the annual theme »Urban Spaces of Leisure, Art and Sports«.
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Recently published books and lectures that have emerged during the work of the research program Europe in the Middle East—the Middle East in Europe (EUME), can be found here

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Wed 25 Apr 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Breathing Life into the Archive: Egyptian Revolutionary History on the Theatre Stage
Laila Soliman (Cairo) in conversation with Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Cilja Harders (FU Berlin)
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Breathing Life into the Archive: Egyptian Revolutionary History on the Theatre Stage Laila Soliman (Cairo) in conversation with Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Cilja Harders (FU Berlin) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180425T170000 20180425T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 30 Apr 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Imprints of Loss on the Walls of the City: A Comparative Perspective of Politics of Mourning in Contemporary Turkey and Greece
Leonidas Karakatsanis (British Institute at Ankara) & Savvas Voutyras (University of Essex)
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Imprints of Loss on the Walls of the City: A Comparative Perspective of Politics of Mourning in Contemporary Turkey and Greece Leonidas Karakatsanis (British Institute at Ankara) & Savvas Voutyras (University of Essex) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180430T170000 20180430T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Tue 08 May 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Oecumenism and Sectarianism in the East of the Mediterranean since 1918
Ussama Makdisi (Rice U / Siemens Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin 2017/18), Comment & Chair: Seda Altuğ (EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Oecumenism and Sectarianism in the East of the Mediterranean since 1918 Ussama Makdisi (Rice U / Siemens Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin 2017/18), Comment & Chair: Seda Altuğ (EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180508T170000 20180508T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 14 May 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Memory and the City: Musealizing Difficult Pasts in Istanbul, Çanakkale and Kars / Exhibitions as Conflict Zones: Memory, Identity Building and Genocide in Istanbul and Budapest
Banu Karaca (IPC, Sabancı University, EUME Fellow 2015/16) / İlkay Yılmaz (Leibniz-ZMO)
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Memory and the City: Musealizing Difficult Pasts in Istanbul, Çanakkale and Kars / Exhibitions as Conflict Zones: Memory, Identity Building and Genocide in Istanbul and Budapest Banu Karaca (IPC, Sabancı University, EUME Fellow 2015/16) / İlkay Yılmaz (Leibniz-ZMO) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180514T170000 20180514T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Tue 15 May 2018
16:15–17:45

Lectures Lecture
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)
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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) Philipps-Universität Marburg, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Deutschhausstraße 12, 35037 Marburg, Room 01A03 20180515T161500 20180515T174500
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Deutschhausstraße 12, 35037 Marburg, Room 01A03

Wed 16 May 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
This is What Socialism Looks Like: Soundscapes of Memory and Archiving Practices of the Aswan High Dam Workers (1960-1970)
Alia Mossallam (EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: On Barak (Tel Aviv U / re:work Fellow 2017/18, HU Berlin)
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This is What Socialism Looks Like: Soundscapes of Memory and Archiving Practices of the Aswan High Dam Workers (1960-1970) Alia Mossallam (EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: On Barak (Tel Aviv U / re:work Fellow 2017/18, HU Berlin) re:work, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Georgenstr. 23, 10117 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180516T170000 20180516T183000
re:work, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Georgenstr. 23, 10117 Berlin

Thu 17 May 2018
19:30–22:00

Seminare EUME Discussion
Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc
Film Screening and Discussion: Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc by Iman Kamel (Documentary, 2016, Egypt). Guest: Iman Kamel, Discussant: tba. In cooperation with Mayadin al-Tahrir e.V. and Werkstatt der Kulturen
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Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc Film Screening and Discussion: Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc by Iman Kamel (Documentary, 2016, Egypt). Guest: Iman Kamel, Discussant: tba. In cooperation with Mayadin al-Tahrir e.V. and Werkstatt der Kulturen Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin EUME Discussion 20180517T193000 20180517T220000
Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin

Wed 23 May 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Sounds of Empire: Music Recording in the Late Ottoman World
Yektan Türkyilmaz (EUME Fellow 2017-21), Chair: Valeska Huber (FU Berlin)
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Sounds of Empire: Music Recording in the Late Ottoman World Yektan Türkyilmaz (EUME Fellow 2017-21), Chair: Valeska Huber (FU Berlin) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180523T170000 20180523T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 28 May 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Finding Time to Play: Syrian Underage Workers at a Beirut Scrapyard
Elizabeth Saleh (American University of Beirut)
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Finding Time to Play: Syrian Underage Workers at a Beirut Scrapyard Elizabeth Saleh (American University of Beirut) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180528T170000 20180528T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 30 May 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
The People's Property: Resources and Rights in Late Nineteenth-Century Egypt
Pascale Ghazaleh (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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The People's Property: Resources and Rights in Late Nineteenth-Century Egypt Pascale Ghazaleh (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Alia Mossallam (AUC / EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180530T170000 20180530T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Wed 06 Jun 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Brecht, Turkish Theater, and Turkish-German Literature
Ela E. Gezen (U of Massachusetts / EUME Fellow 2015/16), Chair: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien / EUME)
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Brecht, Turkish Theater, and Turkish-German Literature Ela E. Gezen (U of Massachusetts / EUME Fellow 2015/16), Chair: Georges Khalil (Forum Transregionale Studien / EUME) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180606T170000 20180606T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Sat 09 Jun 2018
Sun 10 Jun 2018

Konferenzen EUME Conference
Imagining the Future: The Arab World in the Aftermath of Revolution
A Forum organized by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), in the framework of their Arab European Creative Platform (AECP), in cooperation with EUME and the Archive Kabinett
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Imagining the Future: The Arab World in the Aftermath of Revolution A Forum organized by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), in the framework of their Arab European Creative Platform (AECP), in cooperation with EUME and the Archive Kabinett Archive Kabinett, Müllerstraße 133, Hinterhof, 13349 Berlin 20180609T132300 20180610T000000
Archive Kabinett, Müllerstraße 133, Hinterhof, 13349 Berlin

Mon 11 Jun 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Morbid Fascinations: Zagreb's Mirogoj Cemetery as a Site of Leisure, Memory, and Amnesia
Jeremy Walton (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Göttingen)
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Morbid Fascinations: Zagreb's Mirogoj Cemetery as a Site of Leisure, Memory, and Amnesia Jeremy Walton (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Göttingen) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180611T170000 20180611T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 13 Jun 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Arabic Rewritings of Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata
Margaret Litvin (Boston U / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Susanne Frank (HU Berlin)
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Arabic Rewritings of Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata Margaret Litvin (Boston U / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Susanne Frank (HU Berlin) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180613T170000 20180613T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 18 Jun 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Deciphering Moroccan 'Cool': Urban Youth, Rap, and the Politics of Resistance
Cristina Moreno Almeida (King's College London)
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Deciphering Moroccan 'Cool': Urban Youth, Rap, and the Politics of Resistance Cristina Moreno Almeida (King's College London) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180618T170000 20180618T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 20 Jun 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Excavation as Critique in/of the Arab Present
Zeina G. Halabi (AUB / EUME Fellow 2018-20), Chair: Refqa Abu-Remaileh (FU Berlin / EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Excavation as Critique in/of the Arab Present Zeina G. Halabi (AUB / EUME Fellow 2018-20), Chair: Refqa Abu-Remaileh (FU Berlin / EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180620T170000 20180620T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 25 Jun 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
East, West and the Capital: Saudi Arabia through its Visual Arts
Maha al Senan (Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University Riyadh)
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East, West and the Capital: Saudi Arabia through its Visual Arts Maha al Senan (Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University Riyadh) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180625T170000 20180625T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Wed 27 Jun 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Sacred Cure: Political Theology and the Post-Colonial Arab Order
Yoav Di-Capua (U of Texas, Austin / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Michael Allan (U of Oregon / EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Sacred Cure: Political Theology and the Post-Colonial Arab Order Yoav Di-Capua (U of Texas, Austin / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Michael Allan (U of Oregon / EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180627T170000 20180627T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Mon 02 Jul 2018
16:15–17:45

Lectures Lecture
Understanding Syria through Refugee Stories: We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled - Voices from Syria
Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University, EUME-CNMS Fellow of the AvH 2016-18)
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Understanding Syria through Refugee Stories: We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled - Voices from Syria Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University, EUME-CNMS Fellow of the AvH 2016-18) Philipps-Universität Marburg, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Deutschhausstraße 12, 35037 Marburg, Room 00A23 (ground floor) 20180702T161500 20180702T174500
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Deutschhausstraße 12, 35037 Marburg, Room 00A23 (ground floor)

Wed 04 Jul 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Visuality and Displacement in Arab Graphic Novels and Comics
Rasha Chatta (EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Lamia Moghnieh (EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Visuality and Displacement in Arab Graphic Novels and Comics Rasha Chatta (EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Lamia Moghnieh (EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180704T170000 20180704T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Wed 11 Jul 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
The Rebellious in Tradition: Sufism and Surrealism in Issam Mahfouz' Work
Arturo Monaco (Sapienza U of Rome / EUME Fellow 2018), Chair: Jessica Metz (Forum Transregionale Studien / EUME)
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The Rebellious in Tradition: Sufism and Surrealism in Issam Mahfouz' Work Arturo Monaco (Sapienza U of Rome / EUME Fellow 2018), Chair: Jessica Metz (Forum Transregionale Studien / EUME) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180711T170000 20180711T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Wed 18 Jul 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Reflections on Orientalism and Early Cinema
Michael Allan (U of Oregon / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Rasha Chatta (EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Reflections on Orientalism and Early Cinema Michael Allan (U of Oregon / EUME Fellow 2017/18), Chair: Rasha Chatta (EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180718T170000 20180718T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Sat 29 Sep 2018
Sun 07 Oct 2018

Akademien Transregional Academy
Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanization
Organized jointly by: Forum Transregionale Studien, Max Weber Stiftung, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien, National University Singapore, Asia Research Institute, Max Weber Foundation Research Group on Borders, Mobility and New Infrastructures at NUS
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Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanization Organized jointly by: Forum Transregionale Studien, Max Weber Stiftung, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien, National University Singapore, Asia Research Institute, Max Weber Foundation Research Group on Borders, Mobility and New Infrastructures at NUS National University Singapore Transregional Academy 20180929T160000 20181007T150000
National University Singapore