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.
Statement of Solidarity for the people in Ukraine
ZMO expresses its solidarity with the people in Ukraine of all nationalities and origins, who have been under attack by the armed forces of Russia. We [...]
Kolonya Renaissance: Hygiene, Healing and the Configuration of Eau de Cologne during the early COVID-19 crisis in Turkey and beyond
We cordially invite you to the ZMO Colloquium on 19 May at 5 pm with Claudia Liebelt from Freie Universität Berlin. Please register via Zoom under [...]
Water, Land and Early Nationalism: Protest and Popular Resistance in the Suez Canal Cities, 1859-1919
On 30 May, historian Mohamed Gamal-Eldin will present at "The Historicity of Democracy Seminar". The lecture series is organised by the HISDEMAB [...]