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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...

MLA Prize for a First Book awarded to EUME Fellow Michael Allan

Congratulations to Michael Allan (EUME Fellow 2017 & 2018) who will be awarded the MLA Prize for a First Book for »In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt« during the MLA's annual convention in New York on 6 January 2018. The committee's citation starts: "Michael Allan's In the Shadow of World Literature makes a momentous intervention into discussions about the global status of literary culture by way of modern Arabic writing and in doing so poses the big questions of our time about the nature and operation of literature."
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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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Berliner Seminar Winter Term 2017/18

Under this winter term's umbrella theme »Archeology of the Present«, our fellows and other guest researchers will discuss their research projects and ideas on the negotiation of universal norms and rights between Europe and the Middle East, as well as their views on the fragmentation of history and present.
Program and more information...

Latest Publications

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 28 Feb 2018
14:00–18:00

Workshops WeberWorldCafé
Demographic Change: Challenges and Answers for Local Communities
Organized by the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung, the German Institute of Japanese Studies (Tokyo) and the Institute of Gerontology at the Technical University of Dortmund
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Demographic Change: Challenges and Answers for Local Communities Organized by the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung, the German Institute of Japanese Studies (Tokyo) and the Institute of Gerontology at the Technical University of Dortmund Dortmunder Rathaus, Friedensplatz 1, 44135 Dortmund WeberWorldCafé 20180228T140000 20180228T180000
Dortmunder Rathaus, Friedensplatz 1, 44135 Dortmund

Thu 08 Mar 2018
19:30–22:00

Seminare EUME Discussion
Migrating the Feminine
Reading by Nora Amin. In cooperation with Mayadin al-Tahrir e.V. and Werkstatt der Kulturen
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Migrating the Feminine Reading by Nora Amin. In cooperation with Mayadin al-Tahrir e.V. and Werkstatt der Kulturen Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin 20180308T193000 20180308T220000
Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin

Thu 15 Mar 2018
19:00–21:30

Seminare EUME Discussion
Layn - Where to?
Film Screening and Lecture: Layn - Where to? (by Fadi Yeni Turk, Documentary, 2006, Lebanon). Guest: Fadi Yeni Turk, Discussant: EUME Fellow Zeynep Türkyilmaz. In cooperation with Mayadin al-Tahrir e.V. and Werkstatt der Kulturen
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Layn - Where to? Film Screening and Lecture: Layn - Where to? (by Fadi Yeni Turk, Documentary, 2006, Lebanon). Guest: Fadi Yeni Turk, Discussant: EUME Fellow Zeynep Türkyilmaz. In cooperation with Mayadin al-Tahrir e.V. and Werkstatt der Kulturen Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin EUME Discussion 20180315T190000 20180315T213000
Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin

Mon 16 Apr 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Fighting against Pleasure: Policing Opium in 19th Century Istanbul
Burak Onaran (Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts Istanbul, EUME Fellow 2013/14)
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Fighting against Pleasure: Policing Opium in 19th Century Istanbul Burak Onaran (Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts Istanbul, EUME Fellow 2013/14) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180416T170000 20180416T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 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

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

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

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

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

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