Online lectures

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Ahmad, Irfan (MPI-MMG): Critique & Islam (23 December 2019)

Amin, Ash (Durham University): Cities and the ethic of care among strangers (24 November 2010)


Baykara-Krumme, Helen (Chemnitz): Families, intergenerational transmission, transnational links: interactions between Turkey and Germany (1 June 2011)

Benjamin, Solomon (National Institute for Advanced Study, Bangalore): Intersections between Indian and Chinese vernacular urbanisms (22 September 2010)

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


Casanova, José (Georgetown University, Washington, DC): Religion and globalization (5 May 2010) 

Cowen, Deborah (University of Toronto): Imprints of Empire: Border Infrastructures and the Landscape of Jurisdiction (12 April 2019)

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


de Waal, Tamar (University of Amsterdam): Conditional Belonging (13 November 2019)

Dean, Kenneth (McGill University): Mapping Chinese Temple Networks in Southeast Asia (2 June 2010) 

Dean, Kenneth (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 (8 June 2018) 

Dressler, Markus (Technical University Istanbul): Secularism and Religion-Making: The Case of Turkey (28 June 2012) 

Dundes Renteln, Alison (University of Southern California): Should the state grant exemptions from noise laws: balancing religious freedom against the human right to quiet (21 May 2014)

Dürrschmidt, Jörg (University of Kassel / Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Wien): No longer at ease: East German home comings in urban context (17 November 2010)

Düvell, Franck (German Institute for Integration and Migration Research,  Berlin): "Quo vadis, migration studies? Towards a migratory epistemology”. A critical reflection of the conventional concepts used in migration studies (19 November 2019)


Feuchtwang, Stephan (London School of Economics): Hospitality to Ghosts, in China and Elsewhere; the problem of being human (26 May 2010) 

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Elena (UCL): From the Local to the Global: The Roles of Local Faith Communities in Refugee Situations in the Global South (12 October 2018) 

Foblets, Marie-Claire (MPI for Social Anthropology Halle/Saale): Secularism and Religious Pluralism in Europe: Current Legal Challenges (5 July 2012)


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

Gellner, David (University of Oxford): Building Theravada Buddhist networks in Nepal and Beyond (16 June 2010)

Giugni, Marco (University of Geneva): Institutional and Non-Institutional Participation: Substitution or Complementarity? (30 September 2021)

Gomes, Alberto (La Trobe University, Melbourne): Civility and intercultural relations in Goa (India) and Malaysia (1 July 2010)

Gorski, Philip (Yale University · Lichtenberg Kolleg): Goodbye Tocqueville? Christianity and Democracy in Trump’s America (6 November 2019)

Guiraudon, Virginie (Paris): Does the EU help to promote diversity? The anti-discrimination directives and their implementation (18 May 2011)


Hall, Suzanne (University of London / LSE): Super-diverse street: a ‘trans-ethnography’ across migrant localities (19 June 2014)

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

Helbling, Marc (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin): Framing Immigration. Varieties of Arguments, Actors and Opportunity Structures (24 May 2012)

Henrard, Kristin (Erasmus University of Rotterdam): Differential Protection of the Right to Equal Treatment for Religious and Ethnic Minorities: International Legal Perspectives (26 April 2012)

Hess, Sabine (Georg August University, Göttingen): De-Naturalizing Transit Migration - Theory and Methods of an Ethnographic Regime Analysis (31 January 2013)

Hillmann, Felicitas (Freie Universität Berlin): From Urban Marginality to Marginal Urbanity (13 December 2012)


Joppke, Christian (University of Bern): Legal Multiculturalism: Comparing Gays and Muslims (18 October 2016)


Kaplan, Ben (University College London): The Legal Rights of Religious Refugees in the “Exulantenstädte” of the Holy Roman Empire (13 July 2017)

Keith, Michael (COMPAS, University of Oxford): Migration and the City Commons (28 November 2013)

Klassen, Pamela E. (University of Toronto): Telepathy, Empire, and Public Memory (15 February 2018)


Lamb, Sarah (Brandeis University): Ageing and Mobility: Care, Generations, and Citizenship beyond the Views of the West (23 October 2018)

Langenfeld, Christine (Göttingen) and Kolb, Holger (Berlin): Legal Limits: On the Shrinking Relevance of National Norm Setting in the Field of Labour Migration Policy (18 May 2018)


Mahmood, Saba (University of California, Berkeley): Politics of Historical Fiction and Sectarian Conflict in Egypt (25 April 2013)

Mann, Itamar (Georgetown): Refugees: from Managerialism to "Our Way of Life" (18 November 2015)

McCrea, Ronan (University College London): Justifying the Secular State: Trans-Atlantic Lessons on the Weakness of Rights as a Basis for Secularism (22 April 2016)

Meer, Nasar (University of Edinburgh): The Social Production of our Moral Indifference: Muslims, Whiteness and the Wreckage of Racialization (9 December 2020)

Meyer, Birgit (Free University Amsterdam): Aesthetics of persuasion. Global Christianity and Pentecostalism’s sensational forms (19 May 2010)

Morris, Rosalind C. (Columbia University): Eyes of the storm: reflections on sacrifice, alterity and political violence in (de-industrializing) South Africa (3 May 2018)

Motomura, Hiroshi (UCLA, Los Angeles): The Current State of Immigration Law and Policy in the United States (22 January 2020)

Motomura, Hiroshi (UCLA, Los Angeles): The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future (17 January 2019)


Neo, Jaclyn L. (National University of Singapore): Managing Religious Diversity: The Law of ‘Religious Harmony’ (4 December 2019)

Nyers, Peter (McMaster University): Decolonizing Lived Citizenship: Lessons from the Blockades (1 October 2021)


Palmer, David (University of Hong Kong): Transnational Daoist Dis-Orientations and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality (1 November 2012)

Patten, Alan (Princeton): Religious Accommodations in a Diverse Society (11 May 2016)

Phillips, Anne (London): The Politics of the Human (22 June 2016)

Pullan, Wendy (University of Cambridge): Sacred Frontiers: The Reinvention of Everyday Life in Jerusalem’s Old City (27 October 2010)


Randeria, Shalini (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 (20 October 2010)

Rao, Vyjayanthi (The New School for Social Research, New York): The dity as stage: speculative violence and the violence of speculation (29 September 2010)

Reckwitz, Andreas (Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder): Hyperculture and cultural essentialism: two modes of culturalization in late modernity (27 February 2019)

Remennick, Larissa (Tel Aviv): From state socialism to state Zionism: former Soviet Jewish immigrants in the ethno-national mosaic of Israel (11 May 2011)

Robbins, Joel (University of California, San Diego): Anthropology, Pentecostalism and the New Paul: conversion, event, and social transformation (28 April 2010) 

Roy, Olivier (Florenz): Religion and Culture: the Growing Gap (2 February 2012)


Salemink, Oscar (VU University Amsterdam): The Politicization of Religion and the Sanctity of Human Rights in Contemporary Vietnam (9 June 2010) 

Schmidtke, Oliver (Victoria): Liberal democracies and the challenge of accommodating diversity – a transatlantic perspective (15 June 2011)

Selee, Andrew (Migration Policy Institute): Vanishing frontiers: the blurring of the US-Mexico border (1 March 2018)

Shachar, Ayelet (MPI-MMG): Shifting Borders in the Time of COVID-19 (27 October 2020)

Simon, Patrick (Centre d’études européennes (Sciences Po) / Institut national d’études démographiques): Contested Citizenships: The racialization of belongings in France (6 June 2013)

Squires, Judith (Bristol): Institutionalising intersectionality? Reflections on the British experience (29 June 2011)

Stewart, Frances (Oxford): Horizontal inequalities and conflict: Understanding group violence in multiethnic societies (8 June 2011)


Tietze, Nikola (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung): Ways of Belonging and Expressing Critique in the European Immigration Society (23 May 2013)


Van Parijs (University of Louvain): Is it really Solidarity that we Europeans need? (14 June 2019)

Vertovec, Steven (MPI-MMG): Dynamics in the Public Understanding of Diversity (6 November 2018)

Vertovec, Steven (MPI-MMG): Super-diversity as concept and approach: whence it came, where it's at, and whither it's going (4 April 2016)

Vertovec, Steven (MPI-MMG): Urban Diversity, Diversification and Complexity (10 June 2020)

Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG) , Dan Hiebert (University of British Columbia), Alan Gamlen (Monash University) and Paul Spoonley (Massey University): Visualizing Urban Superdiversity (1 November 2018)

von Hodenberg, Christina (Queen Mary University of London): Television bigots and transitional audiences in the sixties cultural revolution (19 December 2013)


Wallace Goodman, Sara (University of California, Irvine): Tolerance at what Cost? Multiculturalism as Redistribution (22 March 2017)

Waters, Mary C. (Harvard University): Rising Nativism and Changing Racism: A New Form of American Exclusion (9 April 2013) 

Watson, Sophie (Open University, UK): Public affect effects: enacting in/civilities in public space (13 October 2010)

Weiss, Anja (Duisburg-Essen): Contextualizing inequalities. A critique of methodological nationalism in research on social inequality (4 May 2011) 

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

Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika (University of Leipzig): Multiple Secularities: A Cultural Sociological Approach (3 May 2012) 

Wu, Da (Shanghai University): Ethno-cultural capital and re-migration in Shanghai (1 September 2010)


Zhang, Li (University of California, Davis): Refashioning the Self through New Therapeutics in Urban China (11 October 2012) 


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