Media Coverage


Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Der Russische Patient - Mit Epidemien tat sich das Land schwer
Article by Stefan Kirmse, 22. May 2020

Mada Masr - مدى مصر
حول الدوال الأُسِّية والعودة للوضع الطبيعي
Article by Samuli Schielke, 18. May 202 (Arabic)

Leibniz Magazin
Infizierte Gesellschaft
Article by Nitin sinha, May 2020

The Wire
Perception, Legality and Politics of the Migrant Worker Crisis in Lockdown

Article by Nitin Sinha, 15.05.2020

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Stadt der Händler - Tor nach Mekka: eine Geschichte Dschiddas

Book review of Ulrike Freitag's monograph
"A History of Jeddah" The Gate to Mecca in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.
02. May 2020

Le Ramadan s’accommode mal du confinement

Interview with Abdoulaye Sounaye, 28. April 2020 (French)

Deutschlandfunk Kultur 
Kulturelle Vielfalt kurz vor Mekka
Interview with Ulrike Freitag, 26. April 2020

Niger Inter
Décryptage : Le chercheur Dr Sounaye Abdoulaye se prononce sur la crise liée à la gestion du coronavirus au Niger

Interview with Abdoulaye Sounaye, 24. April 2020  (French)

Beyond body and nation: Household in times of ‘lockdown’

Article by Nitin Sinha, 24. April 2020

Kirgistan setzt auf private Spenden

Article by Florian Coppenrath, 21. April 2020

Die Faszination der Stadt

Book reviews, among them Malte Fuhrmann’s monograph
"Konstantinopel – Istanbul, Stadt der Sultane und Rebellen"
21. April 2020

Leibniz Magazin
Die Pandemie brachte Modernisierung

Interview with Ulrike Freitag, April 2020
In German

Corona and the Geographical Paradox

Article by David Leupold, 15. April 2020

The Times of India
Democracy: Who is she when she is quarantined at home?

Article by Reyazul Haque, 14. april 2020

Der Tagesspiegel
Wie die Cholera Mekkas Hafenstadt modernisierte
Article by Ulrike Freitag, 14. April  2020
In German

Berlin Bazzar
An Enemy of the People – A Berlin Corona Virus Diary
Artilcle by Sonja Hegasy, 13. April 2020
In German

The Print 
Modi to Trump to Macron, everyone loves a good war analogy. But coronavirus is not an ‘enemy’
Article by Reyazul Haque, 4. April 2020
Available in Hindi

The Wire
Between Welfare and Criminalisation: Were Domestic Servants Always Informal?
Article by Nitin Sinha, 26. March 2020

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung 
Auf Spurensuche nach der unvollendeten Zukunft
Article by David Leupold, March 2020
In German

Embattled Dreamlands (Routledge, 2020)  
Book Talk with David Leupold, 23. March 2020.

The Wire
When the Janata Curfew and Clanging are Over, the Coronavirus Will Still Need Fighting

Article by Nitin Sinh, 22. März 2020

Deutschlandfunk Kultur
Die erste deutsche Moschee - Mekka unter märkischen Kiefern

Radio report with Heike Liebau by Christoph Richter, 05. March 2020
In German

The Wire
Majoritarianism Has Turned the Populace Into an Ever-Ready Mob
Beitrag von Nitin Sinha, 29. February 2020

The Calvert Journal
How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth
Article by Florian Coppenrath, 25. February 2020

Seeing the Woods
The Ottoman Imperial Brewery and its Legacy: Multiculturalism, Hedonism, Conservationism

Blog-Post by Malte Fuhrmann, 05. February 2020

Deutsche Welle
بتوقيت برلين - ذكرى أوشفيتز: هل يمكن للتاريخ أن يعيد نفسه؟

TV-Talk show with Inana Othman, 31. January 2020
Video in Arabic

University of Cape Town
UCT professor clinches Georg Forster Award
By Lena Herzog, 30. January 2020
What can Europe learn from Arab philosophy?
By Sonja Hegasy, 24. January 2020


Archive 2001-2019

Media articles by ZMO fellows from 2001-2019 can be found at ZMO-Archive.