Workshops, Conferences 2017

6-7 März 2017
Secular Age in South, East, and South-East Asia
Workshop organized by Kenneth Dean (Asia Research Institute, and Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore) and Peter van der Veer (MPI-MMG)
26-28 April 2017
Ambivalent Legacies: Memory and Amnesia in Post-Habsburg and Post-Ottoman Cities
Conference of the Max Planck Research Group "Empires of Memory"
10 May 2017
Symposium "Islam as an Ethical and Material Practice"
Symposium co-sponsored by the Max Planck Institute for Religious and Ethnic Diversity and the Department of Religious Studies, Utrecht University. Venue: Utrecht University
17 May 2017
Roundtable - The 2017 French presidential election: Results and prospects
with the participation of Prof. Dr. Sabine Ruß (University of Kassel), Dr. Dimitri Almeida (University of Göttingen), and members of the MPI-MMG: Dr. Miriam Schader, Dr. Michalis Moutselos, and Dr. Benjamin Boudou
6 June 2017
Roundtable Discussion - Skopje 2014: Monumentalizing the Past for a Majoritarian Present?
with the participation of Dr. Rozita Dimova (Ghent University), Dr. Andy Graan (University of Helsinki), Dr. Goran Janev (University in Skopje) and Dr. Aleksander Takovski (South East European University)
23 June 2017
Making Vietnamese History: Popular and Scholarly Perspectives
Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity, Göttingen, Germany
23-25 August 2017
Migration, citizenship, and democracy contemporary ethical challenges
Conference in Berlin co-organized with The New School ● Harvard University ● Freie Universität Berlin ● European University Institute/WZB/IDC
14 September 2017
Is “That’s Enough About Ethnography” Enough? Re-Orienting Anthropology for the Future
Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity, Göttingen, Germany
28-29 September 2017
Conference "Through the Looking Glass of the Local: Rereading Istanbul’s Heterogeneous Pasts"
Conference hosted by “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities”
19-20 October 2017
BORDERS, FENCES, FIREWALLS. Assessing the changing relationship of territory and institutions
Conference at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity, Göttingen, Germany
8-10 November 2017
Serendipity and Sociality: Conversations with Michael Herzfeld
Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity, Göttingen, Germany
15-16 November 2017
The politics of uncertainty: producing, reinforcing and mediating (legal) uncertainty in local refugee reception
Workshop organized in cooperation with the “Local refugee politics” working group of the Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung
14-15 December 2017
Refugees and Religion
Workshop at Utrecht University, Janskerkhof 13, Stijlkamer - Conveners: Birgit Meyer & Peter van der Veer
15 December 2017
The Politics of Migration: Testing the Boundaries of Membership
SECOND ANNUAL GOETHE-GÖTTINGEN CRITICAL EXCHANGE