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...
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."
Full press release of the Modern Language Association...
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«.
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.
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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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