A German academic research institute of the Max Weber Foundation

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

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Torsten Wollina - “Between Home and Sufi Convent. Devotional book use in early modern Damascus” Read more

The Art Salon in the Arab Region Politics of Taste Making Read more

Christopher Bahl - "Creating a Cultural Repertoire Based on Texts - Arabic manuscripts and the historical practices of a Sufi in 17th century Bijapur” Read more

Torsten Wollina - “Tracing Ibn Ṭūlūn’s Autograph Corpus, with Emphasis on the 19th-20th Centuries” Read more

Nadia von Maltzahn: Ministry of Culture or No Ministry of Culture? Cultural players and authority in Lebanon Read more

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28 2019

Public research seminar
Cairo after 2011. The “little” story of a building Read more

04 2019

Public book presentation
المدن الأقطاب في لبنان Read more

03 2019

International conference
Digital Humanities Institute - Beirut 2019 Read more

03 2019

Public keynote lecture
Digital Dust of the Arabic Past": Corpus-Based Research in Arabic & Islamic Studies Read more