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.
ZMO-Colloquium 2020/21: Understanding Populism: State, Academia, and Civil Society
The first session of this semester's colloquium will take place on 24 September, 5pm. Sinem Adar (SWP Berlin) will speak on "Transnational network of ‘opinion makers’: Turkey’s Responses to Islamophobia in Europe and the US".
New on our YouTube channel: The Life and Times of Hugo Marcus – a Book Talk by Marc Baer
Marc Baer is giving a book talk on his latest monograph "German, Jew, Muslim, Gay. The Life and Times of Hugo Marcus". Join us for a Q&A session with the author on 19 October, 5pm!
Open positions at ZMO
ZMO is currently offering a postdoc position in the new ERC-funded research project "Timely Histories: A Social History of Time in South Asia". Please apply until 25 September.
CfP: Being “here”, researching “there”: Reflecting on Temporal and Spatial Remoteness in Ethnography
(Virtual) Workshop at ZMO on 2-3 December 2020. If interested, please send an abstract and a few sentences about yourself by September 30, 2020.
New ZMO Working Paper about Turkish Journalism in Exile in Germany
In the ZMO Working Paper No. 25 Kübra Zeynep Sarıaslan writes about "This is not journalism. Mapping new definitions of journalism in German exile".
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 now presented on our website.
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