Seminare, Vorträge 2018

18 January 2018
Open Lectures Winter 2017/18
Alessandro Monsutti (Graduate Institute Geneva): "Homo itinerans: an essay towards a global ethnography of Afghanistan"
15 February 2018
Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
Pamela E. Klassen (University of Toronto): "Telepathy, empire, and public memory"
1 March 2018
Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
Andrew Selee (Migration Policy Institute): "Vanishing frontiers: the blurring of the US-Mexico border"
8 March 2018
Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
John Wrench (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim): "Contested understandings of concepts of racial and ethnic discrimination: a critical exploration"
19 March 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity): “Refugees and religion”
16 April 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Patrice Ladwig (MPI-MMG): “Buddhism and colonial governmentality in Laos and Indochina: from French orientalism to anti-communism (1893-1953)”
3 May 2018
Fantasies, anxiety, difference. The figure of the other in the aftermaths of a violent political transformation
Keynote Lecture by Rosalind C. Morris (Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University): "Eyes of the storm: reflections on sacrifice, alterity and political violence in (de-industrializing) South Africa"
14 May 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Nga Mai (MPI-MMG): “Coping with uncertainty through partnership: an ethnographic study on Vietnamese migrant women in Berlin”
31 May 2018
Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
Phillip M. Ayoub (Drexel University, Philadelphia): "When states come out: Europe’s sexual minorities and the politics of visibility"
4 June 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Michael Feener (Oxford): "Engineering transformations in the ‘religion-development nexus’: Islamic law, reform, and reconstruction in Aceh"
5 June 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Liza Wing Man Kam (MPI-MMG): “From Shinto shrines to martyr temples and others: ‘religious’ space, rituals and their shifting political symbolism as enunciation of power(s) in Taiwan since the post-war era”
8 June 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Kenneth Dean (Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore): "The transmission of Chinese civilizational techniques to Southeast Asia: networking, Daoist rites, spirit possession, and hybrid ritual forms"
11 June 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
Berna Turam (North-Eastern University): "Muslim diaspora and sanctuary cities: safe places and politics of fear"
18 June 2018
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018
John Keane (University of Sydney)