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.
NOW ONLINE: exhibition on encounters and connections between Syria and Germany
A virtual exhibition and short film by our research project "Normality and Crisis" on memories of every day life in Syria and how those memories live on in the process of "arriving" in Germany.
Memories and new beginnings: Exhibition on encounters and connections between Syria and Germany
The online exhibition will be launched on Tuesday, 13 July, 5 pm. Both the exhibition and the event are in German language.
The ZMO mourns the loss of Prof. Dr. Mona Abaza.
Prof. Abaza (American University of Cairo) has supported the work of the ZMO for a long time and was a friend of many at the centre.
Photo: AUC Press
Witnessing as political activism: Zeitzeugen in Asia and the Middle East
Latest ZMO Programmatic Text by Hilal Alkan and Heike Liebau.
Circulation, not Cooperation: Towards a new understanding of intelligence agencies as transnationally constituted knowledge providers
New article by our colleague Sophia Hoffmann, head of the research project Learning Intelligence, in the journal "Intelligence and National Security". Open Access!
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