A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

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Job vacancy: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Read more

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

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31 2018
May

Public research seminar
Fantasia of the Library: Cataloguing and Classifying in Late Ottoman Libraries Read more

07 2018
June

Public research seminar
Friendship between natural enemies: the ambitious fraternity of the Ikhwān al-ṣafā (third/ninth century) Read more