Seminare, Vorträge 2016

11 January 2016
African Diversities Colloquium Winter 2015/2016
Richard Hölzl (Georg August University Göttingen): "Arrested Circulation. Catholic missionaries, anthropological knowledge and the politics of cultural difference in Germany and East Africa, 1880-1914"
19 January 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2015/16
Anderson Blanton (MPI-MMG): “The mechanical missionary: infrastructures of conversion and the Far East broadcasting company”
20 January 2016
Ethics, Law and Politics & Governance of Cultural Diversity
Joint Seminar Series, 2015-2016 “Diversity and Human Rights” - Moria PAZ (Stanford): "Between the Kingdom and the Desert Sun: Human Rights, Immigration, and Border Walls"
25 January 2016
African Diversities Colloquium Winter 2015/2016
Leonie Newhouse (MPI-MMG): "Seeking the uncertain: possible futures and everyday hedging in Juba, South Sudan"
26 January 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2015/16
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo (SUNY Buffalo): “The walking undead: spirit victims and heroes in Post-Pinochet Chile”
8 February 2016
African Diversities Colloquium Winter 2015/2016
Peter Kankonde Bukasa (MPI-MMG): "Documentary projection: One day in my shoes"
3 March 2016
Open Lectures Spring 2016
Mojúbàolú Olufúnké Okome (City University of New York): "Transnationalism, Gender, Evangelism and Power in African Initiated Churches in Nigeria and its Diaspora"
14 April 2016
Open Lectures Spring 2016
Magda Nowicka / Agata Lisiak (HU Berlin): "Unravelling urban rhythms in the migrant experience: Polish migrants in Munich and Berlin"
18 April 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Léonie Newhouse (MPI-MMG): "Seeking the uncertain--possible futures and everyday hedging in Juba, South Sudan"
22 April 2016
Ethics, Law and Politics & Governance of Cultural Diversity
Joint Seminar Series, 2015-2016 “Diversity and Human Rights” - Ronan McCREA (University College London): "Justifying the Secular State: Trans-Atlantic Lessons on the Weakness of Rights as a Basis for Secularism"
26 April 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2016
Gabriel Abend (New York University/Lichtenberg-Kolleg): “The Moral Background”
28 April 2016
Open Lectures Spring 2016
Carsten Keller (Universität Kassel): "Turning Points and Action Strategies of Young Adults with Migration Backgrounds in Germany and France"
2 May 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Annelies Kusters (MPI-MMG): "Gesture- and sign language-based language strategies and ideologies in Adamorobe, Ghana and Mumbai, India"
11 May 2016
Ethics, Law and Politics & Governance of Cultural Diversity
Joint Seminar Series, 2015-2016 “Diversity and Human Rights” - Alan PATTEN (Princeton): "Religious Accommodations in a Diverse Society"
17 May 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Peter Kankonde (MPI-MMG): "Conflict, social fragmentation, and the pursuit of unity in diversity in Johannesburg’s local churches: the case of the Catholic Festival of all nations"
17 May 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2016
Xiaoxuan Wang (MPI-MMG): “Embracing the World in Isolation--the Rise of Protestant Christianity in Southeast China during the Cultural Revolution”
18 May 2016
“Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory” - Lecture Series 2016
Kimberly Hart (Buffalo State University): “Turkish Islamic Practice, Memory and Elision”
24 May 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2016
Maria José de Abreu (Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin): “Economies of Sao Paolo: Image, Space, Circulation”
26 May 2016
Open Lectures Spring 2016
Mirjam de Bruijn (University of Leiden): "New Information and Communication Technologies and ‘New’ Stratifications of Society: Evidence from Chad, Mali and Cameroon"
30 May 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Naluwembe Binaisa (MPI-MMG): " ‘If there’s no mobile, you’re not mobile’: unpacking livelihoods, infrastructures and urban ecologies in Lagos, Nigeria"
31 May 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2016
Arpita Roy (MPI-MMG): “Sacred Geography and Alchemical Ideology: A Sectarian Standpoint”
2 June 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2016
Mireille Mazard (MPI-MMG): “Yearning, Modern Destinies and Christian Morality at the Margins of the Chinese State”
9 June 2016
Open Lectures Spring 2016
Christopher S. Fowler (Penn State University): "Segregation and Diversity as Multiscalar Phenomena"
13 June 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Samwel S. Mhajida (Göttingen University): "The orphans of the plains: negotiating livelihood in the changing ethnic relations in the Singida-Mbulu Border, 1984-2012"
22 June 2016
Ethics, Law and Politics & Governance of Cultural Diversity
Joint Seminar Series, 2015-2016 “Diversity and Human Rights” - Anne PHILLIPS (London School of Economics): "The Politics of the Human"
27 June 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Nives Kinunda Ngullu (Göttingen University): "Communal work, authority and crisis: the role and impact of women in postcolonial self reliance and Ujamaa in Southern Highlands of Tanzania, 1966-1980"
28 June 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring 2016
Neena Mahadev (MPI-MMG): “‘Spiritual Warfare’ on Multi-religious Terrain: Political Cosmologies in Postwar Sri Lanka”
11 July 2016
African Diversities Colloquium
Julia Vorhölter (Göttingen University): "Class-based chronicities of suffering and seeking help--comparing addiction treatment programs in Uganda"
20 September 2016
Ethics, Law and Politics - Seminar Series Winter 2016/17
Kelsey Norman (University of California, Irvine): “Beyond Dichotomous Understandings of Host State Migration Policy: Examining ‘Ambivalence’ in Egypt, Morocco & Turkey”
20 September 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Patrice Ladwig (MPI-MMG): “Cold War Buddhism: politicizing the religious and re-negotiating the secular in Lao Buddhism during the 2nd Indochina War (1950-1975)”
27 September 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Leilah Vevaina (MPI-MMG): “From excarnation to ashes: changes in Zoroastrian ritual infrastructure in Mumbai”
4 October 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Raphael Susewind (MPI-MMG): “Rifah-e-Aam Club, Lucknow: politics and poetics in India’s changing public sphere”
11 October 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Chris Fuller (London School of Economics and Political Science): “Ethnographic enquiry in Colonial India: Herbert Risley, William Crooke and the study of tribes and castes”
18 October 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
David Strohl (MPI-MMG): “Serving the Imam, serving the nation: civic engagement and citizenship in Mumbai’s Ismaili Muslim community”
18 October 2016
Ethics, Law and Politics - Seminar Series Winter 2016/17
Christian Joppke (University of Bern): “Legal Multiculturalism: Comparing Gays and Muslims”
1 November 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Mireille Mazard (MPI-MMG): “Are you afraid of cockroaches?': Compassion and the horrors of abjection in Taiwanese Buddhism”
2 November 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Michael Lambek (University of Toronto): “Ethnography as history: marriage and moral horizons in Mayotte”
8 November 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Alpa Shah (London School of Economics and Political Science): “Tribe, caste and class in contemporary India”
15 November 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Reza Masoudi (MPI-MMG): “The spatial genealogy of Muharram rituals”
22 November 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Meena Dhanda (University of Wolverhampton): “An inescapable comparison: casteism and racism in the diaspora”
23 November 2016
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2016/17
Nils Ole Bubandt (University of Aarhus): “What Gura killed: wildmen, white men, and the excess to differences that matter”