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.
The making of cheap labour and land for plantations: The north coast of Java, 1830s-1870s
Lecture by Pujo Semedi (Universitas Gadjah Mada/University of Freiburg) on 29 April at 5 pm as part of the ZMO Colloquium. Please register in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Philipp Schwartz-Initiative interviewed Ulrike Freitag on responsibility towards Researchers at Risk
In a recently published brochure "A New Begining" by Philipp Schwartz-Initiative for Researchers at Risk, Ulrike Freitag gave an interview on "Commitment and Responsibility" as an academic mentor.
Lecture by Hedwig Richter (Universität der Bundeswehr, München) on 29 April, 3 pm as part of the "The Historicity of Democracy Seminar".
Video interview with the awardees of the Fritz Steppat Prize 2020
Rahina Muazu (ZMO) and Shaul Marmari (Dubnow Institute) talk about their research topics, their motivation and surprises during fieldwork.
Did you miss an event at ZMO?
Visit our channels on Soundcloud and YouTube for recordings from the ZMO Colloquium, several book presentations and other lectures!
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.