Winter Term 2014/15

Winter Term 2014/15

Winter Term 2014/15

Memory and Beginnings

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

15 Oct, 7 pm | The Jews of Egypt (A Film by Amir Ramses)
Screening and Discussionin cooperation with Mayadin Al-Tahrir e.V.
Participants: Najat Abdulhaq (Berlin), Georges Khalil (EUME, Forum Transregionale Studien)
Venue:Werkstatt der Kulturen (Wissmannstr. 32, 12049 Berlin)

29 Oct | Clare Phyllis Davies (NYU / Irmgard Coninx Prize Fellow of the Forum Transregionale Studien 2014-15)
From Alexandria to Bandung and Back again: Transregionalism in Arab Art after 1955
Chair: Mohamed Elshahed (NYU / Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices Fellow of the Forum Transregionale Studien 2014-15)

12 Nov | Karim Sadek (American University Beirut / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
"Arab Spring": Emancipation or Authoritarianism? Recognition, Islamic Identity, and Radically Democratic Islamic Politics
Chair: Cilja Harders (Freie Universität Berlin / EUME)

26 Nov | Zeina G. Halabi (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / EUME Fellow 2012-13)
The Icon and the Iconoclasts: Umm Kulthum in the Egyptian Literature of Dissent
Chair: Georges Khalil (EUME, Forum Transregionale Studien)

10 Dec | Saleem Al-Bahloly (University of California Berkeley / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
"From the Years of Slaughter": Art on the Massacre of Palestinian Refugees and its Politics during the 1970s
Chair: Refqa Abu-Rumeileh (EUME Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

07 Jan | Yektan Türkyilmaz (Duke University / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
Van 1915: Reconstructing the Genocide, Resistance and Death of an Ottoman City
Chair: Kader Konuk (Universität Duesburg-Essen / EUME)

21 Jan | Menashe Anzi (Ben Gurion University / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
Jews in an Arab City: The Jewish Community of Sana'a between Seperation and Integration
Chair: Ulrike Freitag (Zentrum Moderner Orient / EUME)

04 Feb | Ufuk Adak (University of Cincinnati / EUME Fellow 2014-15)
'The Forgotten Ones': Ottoman Prisoners in the Late Ottoman Empire
Chair: Shoghig Hartmann (Freie Universität Berlin)