A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

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06 2014
November

International conference
Constitutional Experiences in the Middle East and North Africa (from approx. 18th to 20th centuries) | Call for papers Read more

18 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture VII
Modernity and Misplacement: A curious history of anachronism Read more

16 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture VI
From the Religious to the Aesthetic Image – or the struggle over art that offends Read more

15 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture V
Dhawq - Taste Read more

13 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture III
Itineraries of Mathematical Knowledge in 19th Century South Asia: The universal and contextual in mathematical practice Read more

13 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture IV
Ontological-Epistemological Renewals within the Dialectics of Tradition and Modernity? Critical reflections on methodology in the field of ‘Arabic sciences and philosophy’ Read more

12 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture II
Reading Paratexts: The significance of textual frames Read more

11 2014
September

International Summer Academy
Language, Science and Aesthetics Read more

11 2014
September

Summer Academy – lecture I
Dialectics between Suspicion and Trust Read more

News| view all

Abdel Raouf Sinno's "Lebanon after the Ta'if Agreement: Cohabitation, Sovereignty, and Foreign Interference in a Sectarian State" Read more

BTS 105 Malek Sharif: Imperial Norms and Local Realities now out! Read more

Library closed from Thursday 11th of Sept until Friday 19th of Sept 2014 Read more