Summer Term 2015

Summer Term 2015

Historiography, Memory and Corruption

Location: Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstraße 14, 14193 Berlin
5.00 pm - 6.30 pm

08 Apr | Ethan Menchinger (University of Michigan / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
Free Will, Predestination, and the Fate of the Ottoman Empire
Chair: Ufuk Adak (University of Cincinnati / EUME Fellow 2014-15)

22 Apr | 5.00 pm - 7.00pm | Wendy Shaw (KHI, FU Berlin)
How do Archaeological Artifacts Gain Value? From the Ottoman Empire to Contemporary Iconographies of Iconoclasm
Chair: Hannah Baader (Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Forum Transregionale Studien / KHI Florence)
In cooperation with Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices

29 Apr | Yektan Türkyilmayz (Duke University / EUME Fellow 2014-15) & Shoghig Hartmann (Free University Berlin)
Writing the History of the Armenian Genocide
Chair: Kader Konuk (University Duisburg-Essen / EUME)

6 May | Basak Candar (Appalachian State University / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
Violence, Reenactment and Meta-fiction in Twentieth Century Turkish and Spanish Literature
Chair: Susanne Klengel (ZI Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin)

13 May at 5:30 pm |Mohammed Bamyeh (University of Pittsburgh / Affiliated EUME Fellow 2014-15)
Social Sciences in the Arab World: General Characteristics and Fields of Presence
Chair: Cilja Harders (Otto Suhr Institute for Political Studies, Freie Universität Berlin / EUME)
Venue: Otto Suhr Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin (Ihnestr. 22, 14195 Berlin, Room G)

20 May | Nada Moumtaz (Ohio State University / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
Modernizing Charity: Authority, Community, and Subjectivity in the Islamic Tradition
Chair: Gudrun Krämer (Institute for Islamic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin / EUME)

03 Jun | Maram Masarwi (Al-Qasemi Academic College for Education / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
The Politics of Memory and Commemoration in the Occupied Palestinian Territories after the al-Aqsa Intifada
Chair: Cilja Harders (Otto Suhr Institute for Political Studies, Freie Universität Berlin / EUME)

15 Jun | Mohamed Sabry (Cairo / Berlin / Affiliated EUME Fellow 2014-15)
State-Business Networks in Egypt on the Eve of the January 2011 Revolution
Moderation: Saleem Al-Bahloly (University of California, Berkeley / EUME Fellow 2014-15)

17 Jun | Refqa Abu-Remaileh (EUME Fellow der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung)
Framing Aesthetic Freedom: Cases from Palestinian Cinematics
Moderation: Clare Davies (Irmgard Coninx Price Fellow 2014-15 of the Forum Transregionale Studien)

01 Jul | Yazan Doughan (University of Chicago / Affiliated EUME Fellow 2014-15)
States of Care and Corruption: Notes from Amman
Chair: Nada Moumtaz (Ohio State University / EUME Fellow 2014-15)