Summer Term 2010

Summer Term 2010

Summer Term 2010

New Approaches to Language and Society

Venue: Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Villa Jaffé, Wallotstr. 10
4.00 - 6.00 / 7.00 pm

24 Mar | Language and Economy
Nelly Hanna 
(American University in Cairo)
Commercialization and the Spread of Colloquial Literature in Early Modern Egypt, 1600-1800
Georges Khalil 

28 Apr | Property, Government, and Sovereignty
Munir Fakher Eldin 
(Majdal Shams, EUME-Fellow 2009/10)
The National Struggle for Land in Palestine Revisited, 1878-1948
Ulrike Freitag 
(Zentrum Moderner Orient; EUME member) 

12 May | Culturing the Self
Sonali Pahwa 
(EUME-Fellow 2009/10)
The Privatization of Personal Development in Neoliberal Egypt
Kirsten Scheid 
(AUB, Beirut; EUME-Fellow 2009/10) 

26 May | Pluralism as an Ideology
Maya Mikdashi 
(Columbia University)
Articulations of Tolerance, Secularism and Religious Conversion in Lebanon
Nadya Sbaiti 
(EUME-Fellow 2009/10) 

9 Jun | The Qur'an: One Text, Different Approaches
Readings of Surat al-Kahf (Q 18)
Nader Hammami 
(Tunis University, EUME-Fellow 2009/10)
Hannelies Koloska 
(Freie Universität Berlin)
Nicolai Sinai 
(Corpus Coranicum, BBAW)
Michael Marx 
(Corpus Coranicum, BBAW)

23 Jun | Exclusive Secularism
Ghada Al-Madbouh 
(University of Maryland; EUME-Fellow 2009/10)
Opposition and Liberalism in the Middle East: A Case Study of the Palestinian Hamas (2005-2007)
Cilja Harders 
(Freie Universität Berlin; EUME member) 

7 Jul | From Revolution to Subversion
Moments of Politicized Individualism in Arabic Culture and Society
Haytham Bahoora 

(University of Colorado; EUME-Fellow 2009/10)
Friederike Pannewick 
(Philipps-Universität Marburg; EUME member)
Rachid Ouaissa 
(Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Udo Steinbach
(Philipps-Universität Marburg)