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.
2nd Berlin Southern Theory Lecture with Prathama Banerjee
On 10 December, 5 pm, the historian Prof. Banerjee will speak on "Time and the Limits of the Political: Anti-historical Excursions from South Asia" in this jointly organised event by FU and ZMO.
Margret Liepach 10/3/1940 – 20/11/2020
ZMO mourns the death of its former colleague Margret Liepach. We knew her as a warmhearted person, who edited with great care the ZMO publication series from 1996 to 2005.
New to our Corona Dossier: A vlog with Farish A. Noor
ZMO-Alumnus Dr Farish Ahmad-Noor (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore) reflects on the historicity of crises in Southeast Asia.
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.