Thu 30 Mar 2023

The Modern Arabic Bible: Translation, Dissemination and Literary Impact

Interview with Rana Issa about her new book. Conducted by Georges Khalil


Mon 06 Mar 2023

EUME Berliner Seminar Summer Term 2023

In the Summer Term 2023, the Berliner Seminar will be continued under the theme »Disruptions II«.


Mon 27 Feb 2023

New audio recording published: “Coptic-Muslim Hermeneutics: A Conversation between Matta El-Meskeen and Nasr Abu Zeid” – Talk by Fouad Halbouni

The audio recording of Fouad Halbouni’s (EUME Fellow 2021-23) talk “Coptic-Muslim Hermeneutics: A Conversation between …


Wed 08 Feb 2023

New audio recording published: “The Circle of (Dis)Obedience: Governance in Zeytun (1858-1895)” – Talk by Toygun Altıntas

The audio recording of Toygun Altıntaş’ talk “The Circle of (Dis)Obedience: Governance in Zeytun (1858-1895)” is now …


Tue 17 Jan 2023

Conference »Cultures of Scandal«

Berlin, 26-27 January, 2023. Curated by Tarek El-Ariss (Dartmouth College / EUME Fellow 2012/13) and Rasha Salti, …


Mon 09 Jan 2023

Silence and Radical Rethinking in Syrian Theatre of the Long 1980s

By Friederike Pannewick in our TRAFO Blog series »The Literary 1980s in the Middle East and the Maghreb«


Mon 12 Dec 2022

New recording out: »“Have we not yet been defeated?”—On Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s Writings from Egypt’s Revolution and Prison«

Alia Mossallam (EUME Fellow 2017-2023) in conversation with Yassin al-Haj Saleh (Writer / 2019 EUME Fellow) at the EUME …


Mon 31 Oct 2022

A New Iran Has Been Born – A Global Iran

Interview with Asef Bayat, professor of sociology and Middle East studies (University of Illinois Urbana-Champain) on …


Tue 11 Oct 2022

Figuring a Women’s Revolution: Bodies Interacting with their Images

“Is the uprising in Iran a feminist revolution?” – By L. and translated by Alireza Doostdar on our TRAFO Blog


Fri 30 Sep 2022

EUME Berliner Seminar Winter Term 2022/2023

In the Winter Term 2022/2023, the Berliner Seminar will be continued under the theme »Disruptions«.


Wed 21 Sep 2022

EUME Fellows 2022/23

The research program Europe in the Middle East — The Middle East in Europe (EUME) welcomes its Fellows of 2022/2023.


Wed 15 Jun 2022

EUME Workshop »The Literary 1980s in the Middle East and North Africa: Towards A Transregional History of the Present«

Berlin, June 29 – July1, 2022. Convened by Anne-Marie McManus (Forum Transregionale Studien / SYRASP / EUME Fellow) and …


Tue 07 Jun 2022

The UGTT: A ‘Counter-Power’ in Contentious Times – Notes from the Field

New Thread #IdentitiesandBeliefs of the MECAM Series starts with an article by Alyssa Miller and Arbia Selmi


Tue 05 Apr 2022

New TRAFO Blog Series »Envisioning Work: The Visual Cultures of Labor«

curated by EUME Fellows Hala Auji and Nurçin İleri, and launched with a call for contributions.


Figure 1. This image belongs to a series of photographs taken during the construction of electric infrastructure in Istanbul, ca. 1912–1913. Installation of the cable unwinding from the electric reel to the duct, 13 August 1912. From the private collection of Cengiz Özkarabekir.
Mon 04 Apr 2022

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grants for Scholars, Journalists and Artists at Risk from Afghanistan

The Academy in Exile is pleased to announce that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant to support Academy …


Thu 31 Mar 2022

EUME Berliner Seminar Summer Term 2022

In the Summer Term 2022, the Berliner Seminar will be continued under the theme »Standpoints and Beginnings II«.


Tue 29 Mar 2022

EUME Fellow Arturo Monaco's Book Shortlisted for Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Congratulations to Arturo Monaco (EUME Fellow 2018) for being shortlisted for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award!


Thu 17 Mar 2022

ERC Consolidator Grant “Beyond Restitution” at the Forum Transregionale Studien

Anthropologist Banu Karaca will join the Forum with a ERC Consolidator Grant. Another ERC grant was awarded to Islam …


Mon 13 Dec 2021

Philipp-Schwartz-Initiative: Das Forum Transregionale Studien nimmt eine weitere gefährdete Wissenschaftlerin auf

In der zehnten Runde der Philipp-Schwartz-Initiative hat das Forum Transregionale Studien zum siebten Mal die …


Tue 02 Nov 2021

Entanglements of the Maghreb: Cultural and Political Aspects of a Region in Motion

Book presentation by Imen Louati and Julius Dihstelhoff, members of the editorial group »MECAM«, on our TRAFO Blog. Also …