Kategorie: Emerging Topics

Which topics are currently debated in the academic community, which ideas are contemplated, tried out, and discussed? Which questions do transregional studies tackle at the moment, which fields are expanded and which aspects are or will be central to this emerging research?
Our series “Emerging Topics – Insights from behind the scenes” attempts to answer these questions and puts the spotlight on current issues within transregional research. By highlighting selected recent and upcoming workshops and other academic events, we are making research practice visible and show what is debated within the field of transregional studies at the moment.

Exile and Academic Freedom Today

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the conference Exile and Academic Freedom Today,“ which will...

“Islam” as an Epistemic Field: Imperial Entanglements and Orientalism in the German-Speaking World since 1870

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the conference „“Islam“ as an Epistemic Field: Imperial Entanglements and Orientalism in the German-Speaking World since 1870″ which will take place on October 11-12 2018 in Berlin. The conference is a collaboration of the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin (Research Cluster „Trajectories of Lives and Knowledge”) and the Freie Universität Berlin.

Out of the Archives … New Archival Practices – Interview with Rasha Chatta, Pascale Ghazaleh, Lamia Moghnieh and Alia Mossallam

The exploratory workshop “Out of the Archives … New Archival Practices: Towards Alternative Historiographies, Voices, and Spaces” is convened by Rasha Chatta, Pascale Ghazaleh, Lamia Moghnieh and Alia Mossallam and...