A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

Upcoming eventsUpcoming events

25 2014
November

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

30 2014
November

International conference
Where is the Middle East heading? Ethno-religious minorities between persecution and self-determination Read more

02 2014
December

Public book presentation
The taste of gentrification: Arab fast food in Berlin. Read more

15 2015
January

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

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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