Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient
Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) is the only research institution in Germany that deals with the Middle East, Africa, Eurasia, South and Southeast Asia in an interdisciplinary and historically comparative perspective. The focus of research is the interaction of predominantly Muslim societies and their relationships with non-Muslim neighbouring regions.
Historical Pedagogy: What Hindutva Does with History
Lecture by Tanika Sarkar on 28 January, 5 pm, as part of the ZMO Colloquium "Understanding Populism: State, Academia, and Civil Society".
2nd Berlin Southern Theory Lecture: video recording now available
The lecture "Time and the Limits of the Political: Anti-historical Excursions from South Asia" by Prathama Banerjee can now be watched on ZMO's YouTube channel.
Book presentation: Cairo collages. Everyday life practices after the event
On 1 February, 5 pm, Mona Abaza (American University Cairo) will present her book on a Cairo neighbourhood in the Arab Spring.
Position of a postdoctoral research fellow in the research unit Age & Generation
ZMO invites applications for the position of a postdoctoral research fellow with a 3-year contract, starting 1 April 2021. We especially encourage scholars working on Iran or Southeast Asia to apply. Deadline: 15 February.
Illness as Metaphor and Reality in Syria
An analysis by Noura Chalati in the Middle East Report (No. 296) by MERIP. Noura is currently a PhD candidate in the project "Learning Intelligence".
Corona crisis: local perspectives of a global challenge
We have asked our researchers, colleagues, alumni and former academic visitors to share with us their experiences, observations and reflections of the Corona crisis. The compiled articles are presented in our Corona-Dossier.