Sommersemester 2011

Sommersemester 2011

Sommersemester 2011

Revisiting Paradigms of Culture and Society

Ort: Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Villa Jaffé, Wallotstr. 10

13 Apr | 17.00–19.00 h | Ifranji Commodities, Local Labor, and Oriental Authenticity
Toufoul Abou-Hodeib
(EUME-Fellow 2010/11)
Domestic Consumption in Late Ottoman Beirut
Birgit Meyer
(VU University Amsterdam; Fellow des Wissenschaftskollegs zu Berlin 2010/11)

27 Apr | 17.00–19.00 h | Anxieties of Conversion
Zeynep Türkyılmaz
(EUME-Fellow 2010/11)
From Fellah to Alawi: Re-making of a Communal Identity in the Late Ottoman Empire
Benno Gammerl
(Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin) 

12 Mai | 18.00-21.00 h | Approaches to World Literature
Ort: Freie Universität Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, Room J 32/102
Ayman El-Desouky 
(Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies, SOAS, London)
Questions of Critical Method and Agency of the Non-European
Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit 
(Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien, FU Berlin)
Sabine Schülting 
(Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien, FU Berlin)
Samah Selim 
(Rutgers University, New Jersey; EUME Mitglied)
In Kooperation mit der Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien, FU Berlin

25 Mai | 17.00–19.00 h | A Diva Caught in the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Hanan Hammad
(EUME-Fellow 2010/11)
Layla Murad: On the Border of Egyptian-ness
Gudrun Krämer
(Freie Universität Berlin; EUME Mitglied) 

8 Jun | 17.00–19.00 h | Theories of Tradition
Mohammed Bamyeh
(University of Pittsburgh; Affiliated EUME-Fellow 2010/11)
Intellectuals and Civil Society in the Middle East
Fadi Bardawil
(EUME-Fellow 2010/11) 

29 Jun | 17.00–19.00 h | Writing History in Medieval Egypt
Tamer El-Leithy
(NYU; EUME-Fellow 2010/11)
Al-Maqrizi's Copts: Egyptian Christianity, Mamluk Historiography
Adam Talib

(Oxford University / Universität Münster)
Poetry and Society in the Mamluk Period
Manan Ahmed
(Freie Universität Berlin) 

6 Jul | 16.00–19.00 h| Kafka in the Middle East
Jens Hanssen
(Toronto University)
Kafka and Arabs
Atef Botros
(Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Kafka and the Arab Revolutions
Galili Shahar
(Tel Aviv University)
Kafka's Nachlass and the Expected Reader
Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin
(Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva; EUME Mitglied)