Seminare, Vorträge 2015

12 January 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Julia Vorhölter (Georg-August-University Göttingen): "Contagious modernity - the emergence of a therapeutic society in urban Africa"
21 January 2015
MPI Fellow Group Seminar Series 2014/15
MPI Fellow Group Seminar Series 2014/15 - Nuno Filipe OLIVEIRA (University of Lisbon & MPI): "Collective Identifications and Cultural Diversity Governance. Disparate Paths between Portugal and Brazil"
26 January 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Peter Kankonde Bukasa (MPI-MMG)
4 February 2015
MPI Fellow Group Seminar Series 2014/15
MPI Fellow Group Seminar Series 2014/15 - David COOK-MARTIN (Grinell College & Universidad Carlos III Madrid): "How their Laws Affect our Laws: Mechanisms of Immigration Policy Diffusion in the Americas"
9 February 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Rebekka Habermas (Georg-August-University Göttingen)
5 March 2015
Open Lectures Spring 2015
Mike Raco (Bartlett School of Planning, University College London): “The radical ambiguities of diversity politics in a global city: lessons from London”
16 April 2015
Open Lectures Spring 2015
Christophe Bertossi (Institut français des relations internationales, Paris): “Framing Muslims in France today: the impact of institutions on perceptions and boundaries”
27 April 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Mechthild Nagel (Visiting Research Professor at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity; Director of the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies, SUNY Cortland): "Troubling justice: a case for a ludic Ubuntu ethic"
4 May 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Roman Loimeier (Georg August University Göttingen): "Is there an African middle class?"
5 May 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
June Hee KWON (Duke University / U Pitt): “Vigilant Ethnicity: Korean Chinese Communist Party Members Encounter the Forbidden Homeland”
7 May 2015
Open Lectures Spring 2015
Michèle Lamont (Harvard University): “The quest for respect and equality: responses to stigmatization and discrimination in the US, Brazil and Israel”
12 May 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Anastasia PILIAVSKY (University of Cambridge): “The Orthoprax Morals of North India’s Goonda Raj”
18 May 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Astrid Bochow (Georg August University Göttingen): "Global charity and local health need. Elite's celebration of life in Gaborone, Botswana"
19 May 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Erik HARMS (Yale University): “Rights Gone Wrong on the City’s Edge: Evidence from Ho Chi Minh City”
21 May 2015
MPI Fellow Group Seminar Series 2014/15
MPI Fellow Group Seminar Series 2014/15 - Dagmar SOENNECKEN (York University Toronto & Universität Kiel): "Legal mobilization in a neo-corporatist world: Why do German refugee organizations not go to court?"
27 May 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Webb KEANE (University of Michigan): “Mediating Piety: A Qur’anic Quarrel in Indonesia”
28 May 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Chang-hyun LEE (Kookmin University): “Transformation of Asian Megacity and Risk Society: An Analysis of Risk Perceptions among Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul”
1 June 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Peter Kankonde (MPI-MMG): "Afterwards: reflections on the necessity for ‘ontological turn’ in African studies with reference to religion and migration ecologies of knowledge production"
8 June 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Manuel Schwab (Makerere Institute of Social Research, Kampala, Uganda): "Supernatural defense: causality, possession, belief in condominium jurisprudence"
9 June 2015, Library Hall HFW 11
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Jonathan Parry (London School of Economics)
10 June 2015
Open Lectures Spring 2015
Manuel Schwab (Makerere Institute of Social Research, Kampala, Uganda): "The human becomes a vicious circle: objects of belief, displaced units of responsibility, and the tensions of diversity in homicide regulations in Sudan"
11 June 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Kenneth Dean (McGill University): "Comparing Chinese Temple and Ritual Networks in Southeast Asia"
16 June 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Mun-young CHO (Yonsei University): “The Mobilization of the Social and the Dearth of Social Imaginaries: Local Appropriations of “Building Society” (shehui jianshe) in Shenzhen’s Urban Periphery”
18 June 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Byung-ho CHUNG (Hanyang University): “Penetrant Transnational Strategies of North Korean Migrants and the Liminalities of Korean National Identity”
30 June 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Christina SCHWENKEL (UC Riverside): “Spiritual Topographies of Ruination and Reconstruction in Vinh City, Vietnam”
2 July 2015
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2015
Jarrett ZIGON (University of Amsterdam): "What is a Situation?: The Drug War"
13 July 2015
African Diversities Colloquium
Jason Hickel (The London School of Economics and Political Science LSE): " ‘Xenophobia’ in South Africa: order, chaos, and the moral economy of witchcraft"
16 July 2015
Open Lectures Spring 2015
Sarah Spencer (COMPAS, University of Oxford): "Multi-level governance of an intractable policy problem: migrants with irregular status in European cities"