A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

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Job vacancy: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Read more

NEW RESEARCH PROJECT: Relations in the Ideoscape: Middle Eastern Students in the Eastern Bloc (1950s... Read more

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Torsten Wollina - “The Changing Legacy of a Sufi Shaykh. Narrative constructions in diaries, chronicles, and biographies (15th-17th centuries)” Read more

The Occult Sciences in Pre-modern Islamic Cultures Read more

Birgit Schäbler: 2nd of June 1967 – a German-Iranian-German Event Read more

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23 2018
October

Lecture
Lebanese Cultural Players and Authority: Ministry of Culture or No Ministry of Culture? Read more

25 2018
October

Public research seminar
Roads to the Ruins: Documentary Research Practices of Loss and Presence Read more

14 2018
November

Public event
Contrasting Classical European and Oriental Music. What makes their experience different? Read more

29 2018
November

International conference
Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War Read more