A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

Upcoming events| view all

03 2014

International conference
The First World War in the Middle East: Experience, knowledge, memory Read more

05 2014

Baalbek - The German-Lebanese archaeological project: A new megalith in the quarries Read more

06 2014

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

11 2014

Public research seminar
Imperial norms and local realities: The Ottoman municipal laws and the municipality of Beirut (1860-1908) (Public book presentation: BTS 105). Read more

18 2014

Public research seminar
Antun Saadeh: The literary critic at the centre of national identity. Read more

25 2014

Public research seminar
The unmanly man. Figurations of the eunuch in the works of al-Jāḥiẓ (d. 255/869) Read more

02 2014

Public research seminar
The taste of gentrification: Arab fast food in Berlin. Read more

15 2015

International forum
Food Fabrication: Culinary practices and food politics in the Arab world 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

Neue Ausschreibung: Verlagsassistentin/Verlagsassistent in Halbtagsbeschäftigung Read more

New Vacancy: Part-time assistant to the publication department Read more

Neue Ausschreibung: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Read more