A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

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The OIB featuring in television programme "Stones Speak" 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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27 2018

Public research seminar
Neighbourliness in Cairo: Living in the Yacoubian Building Read more

02 2018

Unicode and Computer Typography for Arabic Text: Digital Humanities Potentially on Quicksand Read more

29 2018

International conference
Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War Read more