Winter Term 2013/14

Winter Term 2013/14

Winter Term 2013/14

Modernism, Historiography, and Politics

Location: Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin
5:00 - 6:30 pm

16 Oct | Mohamed Elshahed (NYU, EUME Fellow 2013/14)
Towards a Polycentric Narrative: The Case of Egypt's Architectural Modernism
Moderation: Ulrike Freitag (Zentrum Moderner Orient / Member of EUME)

30 Oct | Samer Frangie (American Unicersity Beirut / EUME Fellow 2013/14)
Yasin al-Hafiz’s Biographical Palimpsest: Critical Detachment, Historicism and the Transformation of Political Critique
Moderation: Walid el Houri (American University Beirut / EUME Fellow 2013/14)

13 Nov | Dina Ramadan (Bard College / EUME Fellow 2013/14)
"The Message of Art and Good Taste": Sawt el-Fannan and Art Criticism in 1950s Egypt
Moderation: Hanan Toukan (Zentrum Moderner Orient/EUME Fellow 2012-14)

27 Nov | Magdi Guirguis (Kafr El Shaikh University / EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung 2012-14)
Remapping Egyptian Rural Society: An Economic History of Coptic Monasteries in the 13-16th Centuries
Moderation: Haytham Bahoora (University of Colorado / Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices Fellow 2013/14)

11 Dec | Naomi Davidson (University of Ottawa / EUME Fellow 2013/14)
"Entirely Arab": Defining Muslim/Jewish Practices in the Space of Colonial Algeria
Moderation: Nora Lafi (Zentrum Moderner Orient / Member of EUME)

+++ postponed to summer term 2014 +++
18 Dec | Joseph Farag (EUME Fellow 2013/14)
Write of Return: The Palestinian Short Story in Exile
Moderation: Friederike Pannewick (Phillips Universität Marburg / Member of EUME)

8 Jan | Basak Tug (Bilgi University, Istanbul / EUME Fellow 2013/14)
Reading Legal Discourse, Punitive Order and Gender through the Tanzimat in the Ottoman Empire
Moderation: Cilja Harders (Freie Universität Berlin / Member of EUME)

22 Jan | Sarah Eltantawi (EUME Fellow 2013/14)
Receptions of Political Islam in Egypt and Nigeria: From the Shar'ia Re-Implementation in Nigeria in 1999 to the Ousting of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in 2013
Moderation: Gudrun Krämer (Freie Universität Berlin / Member of EUME)

5 Feb | Marwa FekryAbdel Samei (Cairo University / Affiliated EUME Fellow 2013/14)
The European Union’s Public Diplomacy and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt
Moderation: Melanie Hanif (Forum Transregionale Studien)