Wintersemester 2008/09

Wintersemester 2008/09

Wintersemester 2008/09


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

22 Okt | The Bible in the Islamic Religious Imagination
Walid Saleh
(Toronto University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
The Availability of the Arabic Bible to Muslim Scholars: Remarks on Cultural Porosity
Angelika Neuwirth
(Freie Universität Berlin; EUME Mitglied)

5 Nov | Obscenity in the Canon
Sinan Antoon
(New York University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
The Poetics of the Obscene in PreModern Arabic Poetry: Ibn al-Hajjaj and Sukhf
Samah Selim
(IREMAM, Aix-en-Provence; EUME Mitglied) 

19 Nov | A Public Good in Palestine
Sherene Seikaly
(Georgetown University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
Business, Nation, and Economy in Palestine
Johann Büssow
(SFB 586 "Differenz und Integration", Halle/Leipzig) 

3 Dez | Slavery and Abolition in Tunis
Ismael Montana
(Northern Illinois University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
Black Slavery, its Abolition and Demographics in Tunis: Imprints and Implications
Kai Kresse
(Zentrum Moderner Orient) 

10 Dez | Literature and Urban Form in Iraq
Haytham Bahoora
(New York University)
Jabra's Baghdad: Colonial Modernism and Vernacular Spaces
Sinan Antoon
(New York University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09) 

17 Dez | Enlightenment in the Islamic Republic
Roman Seidel
(Freie Universität Berlin)
On the Reception of Kant in Iran
Haggag Ali
(Cairo University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09) 

7 Jan | (Re)Conquest of the Forest
Selçuk Dursun
(Istanbul; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
Landholding and Politics of Forest Use in the Ottoman Empire 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Roger Chickering
(Georgetown University; Fellow des Wissenschaftskollegs zu Berlin 2008/09) 

21 Jan | Between the City and the Empire
Vangelis Kechriotis
(Bogaziçi University; EUME-Fellow 2008/09)
The Responses of Non-Muslims in the Port-cities of the Ottoman Empire to the Second Constitutional Period
Ulrike Freitag
(Zentrum Moderner Orient; EUME Mitglied) 

4 Feb | Portraits in Ottoman Art
Aykut Gurçağlar
(Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul)
Dragoman Depictions in the Ottoman World: Portraits Commissioned by Dragomans as Patrons of the Art of Painting
Vera Beyer
(Freie Universität Berlin)