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Welcome to the new OIB Director Prof. Dr. Birgit Schäbler Read more

The OIB featuring in television programme "Stones Speak" Read more

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Stefan Maneval and Heike Delitz. 2017. "The ‘Hidden Kings’, or Hegemonic Imaginaries: Analytical Perspective of Post-foundational Sociological Thought". Read more

Till Grallert - "The journal al-Muqtabas between Shamela.ws, HathiTrust, and GitHub: Producing open, collaborative, and fully-referencable digital editions of early arabic periodicals-with almost no funds" Read more

Torsten Wollina - “Between Beirut, Cairo, and Damascus: Al-amr bi-al-maʿrūf and the Sufi/Scholar Dichotomy in the Late Mamluk Period (1480s–1510s)” Read more

Daniele Cantini - "We Take Care of Our Students: Private Universities and Politics of Care in Egypt" Read more

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22 2018

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In conversation with… Eileen Cooper Read more