Sommersemester 2009

Sommersemester 2009

Sommersemester 2009

History as Translation

Ort: Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Villa Jaffé, Wallotstr. 10
17.00 - 19.00 Uhr 

1 Apr | The Semitic Equation
Orit Bashkin
(University of Chicago)
Ideology and History in Baghdadi Jewish Concepts of Community
Georges Khalil

22 Apr | Translation and Daily Fiction for the Nation
Sehnaz Tahir-Gürçağlar
(Boğaziçi University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
Towards a Poetics of Popular Literature in 20th Century Turkey
Catherine Robson
(University of California, Davis; EUME-Fellow 2008/09) 

6 Mai | Rituals of the Secular
Umut Azak
(Istanbul; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
Letters to the Father of the Nation. Ritual and Commemoration in the Sacred Spaces of Secularism in Turkey
Seyla Benhabib
(Yale University; Fellow des Wissenschaftskollegs 2008/09) 

13 Mai | Colonial Law and the Translation of 'Muhammadan' Intentions
Michael Gilsenan
Singapore Courts and Hadhrami Arab Inheritance Patterns in the Southeast Asian Diaspora, 1870-1980
Sherene Seikaly
(EUME-Fellow 2008/09)

20 Mai | Museum and Society
Stefan Weber
(Museum für Islamische Kunst Berlin)
Fragments of a Lost Past or Evidence of a Connected History. Ideas for a New Conceptualization of the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin
Walid Saleh
(Toronto University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09) 

3 Jun | "Don't Immanentize the Eschaton!"
Haggag Ali
(Cairo University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
The Spectre of Eric Voegelin in Zygmunt Bauman's and Abdelwahab Elmessiri's Critique of Modernity
Dyala Hamzah
(Zentrum Moderner Orient / Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung) 

17 Jun | Histories for the Nation
Nadya Sbaiti
(Smith College)
A Textbook Case: Writing Lebanese History in Beirut's Schools, 1920-1943
Sinan Antoon
(NYU, EUME-Fellow 2008/09) 

1 Jul | Tradition for Modernity
Husain Qutbuddin
(Cambridge / Cairo; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
The Fatimid-Tayyibis, the Qur'an, Multiplicity of Meaning and 'Dynamic Abrogation' (Naskh)'
Stefan Wild
(Universität Bonn; EUME Mitglied)