Online lectures

Online lectures, sorted in descending chronological order

Christian Joppke (University of Bern): Legal Multiculturalism: Comparing Gays and Muslims
"Migration and Membership in Troubled Times"
Ethics, Law and Politics ▪ Seminar Series Winter 2016/2017 •
18 October 2016

Anne Phillips (London School of Economics): The Politics of the Human
MPI MMG Joint Seminar Series "Diversity and Human Rights" •
22 June 2016

Alan Patten (Princeton): Religious Accommodations in a Diverse Society
MPI MMG Joint Seminar Series "Diversity and Human Rights" •
11 May 2016

Ronan McCREA (University College London): Justifying the Secular State: Trans-Atlantic Lessons on the Weakness of Rights as a Basis for Secularism
MPI MMG Joint Seminar Series "Diversity and Human Rights" •
22 April 2016

Steven VERTOVEC (MPI-MMG): Super-diversity as concept and approach: whence it came, where it’s at, and whither it’s going  Keynote address for the conference on ‘Super-Diversity: A Transatlantic Conversation’, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 4-5 April 2016

Itamar MANN (Georgetown): Refugees: from Managerialism to "Our Way of Life"
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 18 November 2015

Maurice Crul (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam):
Pathways to Success. The Second Generation in Germany, France, Sweden and the Netherlands
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 11 December 2014

Suzanne HALL (University of London / LSE):
Super-diverse street: a ‘trans-ethnography’ across migrant localities
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 19 June 2014

Alison DUNDES RENTELN (University of Southern California):
Should the state grant exemptions from noise laws: balancing religious freedom against the human right to quiet
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 21 May 2014

Christina VON HODENBERG (Queen Mary University of London):
Television bigots and transitional audiences in the sixties cultural revolution
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 19 December 2013

Michael KEITH (COMPAS, University of Oxford):
Migration and the city commons
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 28 November 2013

Benno GAMMERL (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin) / Institut national d’études démographiques):
Difference rules. Governing ethnically diverse populations in the British and the Habsburg empires
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 31 October 2013

Patrick SIMON (Centre d’études européennes (Sciences Po) /
Institut national d’études démographiques):
Contested Citizenships: The racialization of belongings in France
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 6 June 2013

Nikola TIETZE (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung):
Ways of Belonging and Expressing Critique in the European Immigration Society
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 23 May 2013

Saba MAHMOOD (University of California, Berkeley):
Politics of Historical Fiction and Sectarian Conflict in Egypt
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 25 April 2013

Mary C. WATERS (Harvard University):
Rising Nativism and Changing Racism: A New Form of American Exclusion
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 9 April 2013

Sabine HESS (Georg August University, Göttingen):
De-Naturalizing Transit Migration - Theory and Methods of an Ethnographic Regime Analysis
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 31 January 2013

Michel WIEVIORKA (Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme / L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris):
Multiculturalism: a Problem Now, or Still a Solution?
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 17 January 2013

Felicitas HILLMANN (Freie Universität Berlin):
From Urban Marginality to Marginal Urbanity
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 13 December 2012

David PALMER (University of Hong Kong):
Transnational Daoist Dis-Orientations and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 1 November 2012

Li ZHANG (University of California, Davis):
Refashioning the Self through New Therapeutics in Urban China
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 11 October 2012

Marie-Claire FOBLETS (MPI for Social Anthropology Halle/Saale):
Secularism and Religious Pluralism in Europe: Current Legal Challenges
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 5 July 2012

Markus DRESSLER (Technical University Istanbul):
Secularism and Religion-Making: The Case of Turkey
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 28 June 2012

Marc HELBLING (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin):
Framing Immigration. Varieties of Arguments, Actors and Opportunity Structures
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 24 May 2012

Monika WOHLRAB-SAHR (University of Leipzig):
Multiple Secularities: A Cultural Sociological Approach
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 3 May 2012

Kristin HENRARD (Erasmus University of Rotterdam):
Differential Protection of the Right to Equal Treatment for Religious and Ethnic Minorities: International Legal Perspectives
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 26 April 2012

Olivier ROY (Florenz):
Religion and Culture: the Growing Gap
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 2 February 2012

Chris HANN (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale):
Universalist Faiths and Particularist Identities: Islam, Socialism and Minzu in Eastern Xinjiang
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 3 November 2011

Judith SQUIRES (Bristol):
Institutionalising intersectionality? Reflections on the British experience
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 29 June 2011

Oliver SCHMIDTKE (Victoria):
Liberal democracies and the challenge of accommodating diversity – a transatlantic perspective
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 15 June 2011

Frances STEWART (Oxford):
Horizontal inequalities and conflict: Understanding group violence in multiethnic societies
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 8 June 2011

Helen BAYKARA-KRUMME (Chemnitz):
Families, intergenerational transmission, transnational links: interactions between Turkey and Germany
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 1 June 2011

Virginie GUIRAUDON (Paris):
Does the EU help to promote diversity? The anti-discrimination directives and their implementation
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 18 May 2011

Larissa REMENNICK (Tel Aviv):
From state socialism to state Zionism: former Soviet Jewish immigrants in the ethno-national mosaic of Israel
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 11 May 2011

Anja WEISS (Duisburg-Essen):
Contextualizing inequalities. A critique of methodological nationalism in research on social inequality
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 4 May 2011

Ash AMIN (Durham University):
Cities and the ethic of care among strangers
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 24 November 2010

Jörg DÜRRSCHMIDT (University of Kassel / Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Wien):
No longer at ease: East German home comings in urban context
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 17 November 2010

Wendy PULLAN (University of Cambridge):
Sacred Frontiers: The Reinvention of Everyday Life in Jerusalem’s Old City
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 27 October 2010

Shalini RANDERIA (University of Zurich/Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen):
The (un)making of policy in the shadow of the World Bank: Mumbai Urban Transport Project, infrastructure development and urban resettlement
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 20 October 2010

Sophie WATSON (Open University, UK):
Public affect effects: enacting in/civilities in public space
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 13 October 2010

Vyjayanthi RAO (The New School for Social Research, New York):
The dity as stage: speculative violence and the violence of speculation
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 29 September 2010

Solomon BENJAMIN (National Institute for Advanced Study, Bangalore):
Intersections between Indian and Chinese vernacular urbanisms
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 22 September 2010

Da WU (Shanghai University):
Ethno-cultural capital and re-migration in Shanghai
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium •  1 September 2010

Alberto GOMES (La Trobe University, Melbourne):
Civility and intercultural relations in Goa (India) and Malaysia
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 1 July 2010

John R. BOWEN (Washington University, St. Louis):
Why there is no ‘European Islam’: Contrasting contours of Islam in England and France
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 24 June 2010

David GELLNER (University of Oxford):
Building Theravada Buddhist networks in Nepal and Beyond
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 16 June 2010

Oscar SALEMINK (VU University Amsterdam):
The Politicization of Religion and the Sanctity of Human Rights in Contemporary Vietnam
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 9 June 2010

Kenneth DEAN (McGill University):
Mapping Chinese Temple Networks in Southeast Asia
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 2 June 2010

Stephan FEUCHTWANG (London School of Economics):
Hospitality to Ghosts, in China and Elsewhere; the problem of being human
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 26 May 2010

Birgit MEYER (Free University Amsterdam):
Aesthetics of persuasion. Global Christianity and Pentecostalism’s sensational forms
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 19 May 2010

José CASANOVA (Georgetown University, Washington, DC):
Religion and globalization
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 5 May 2010

Joel ROBBINS (University of California, San Diego):
Anthropology, Pentecostalism and the New Paul: conversion, event, and social transformation
MPI MMG Institute Colloquium • 28 April 2010