Veranstaltungen

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"An ethnographic theory of hospitality: reflections from Tibetan borderlands"

Tuesday Seminar Winter 2015/2016
  • Datum: 15.12.2015
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Vortragender: Giovanni da Col (University of London)
  • Giovanni da Col is Director of the newly founded Centre for Ethnographic Theory at SOAS, University of London, and member of the ERC-KHAM project at CNRS-Centre d’Etudes Himalayennes. He has done fieldwork on conceptions of vitality, witchcraft and modes of deception in China’s official Shangri-la, and is currently conducting research on self-immolations among Tibetans in PRC and Naxi-Tibetan rituals of life and prosperity. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of HAU, Journal of Ethnographic Theory, Executive Publisher of HAU Books, the author of several peer-reviewed articles, and editor of a few collections, including three volumes on hospitality and fortune (2012 JRAI, Social Analysis-Berghahn). Some overdue collections and monographs are forthcoming in 2016: The Invisible State: Spirits and Environmental Worlds on China’s Frontiers (The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology-Routledge), Cosmoeconomics: Theorising vitality, prosperity and alternative economies today (Anthropological Theory); and Anthropology and Life Itself (with Bhrigupati Singh, Clara Han and Bob Desjarlais, 2016). He is currently working on an invited article on Hospitality for the Annual Review of Anthropology and the entries ‘Life’, ‘Luck, Fortune and Chance’ and ‘Event’ for Wiley-Blackwell’s International Encyclopedia of Anthropology (in preparation) His monograph on negative kinship, poisoning and hospitality in Tibetan borderlands is under consideration at the University of Chicago Press.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Raum: Conference Room

"The Refugee’s Trauma. Reflections on North- and South Vietnamese in East- and West Germany"

Special Lecture Series "Borders, Migrants and Refugees"
  • Datum: 09.12.2015
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Vortragende: Tam Ngo and Peter van der Veer (MPI-MMG)
  • Peter van der Veer is Director at the Max Planck Institute. His book on The Value of Comparison will be published by Duke University Press in 2016. Tam Ngo is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute. Her book on the Hmong in Vietnam and the US will be published by the University of Washington Press in 2016. Together they work on a project on the Vietnamese in Germany.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Demystifying the secular: European Muslim intellectuals re-posing the Muslim question"

Tuesday Seminar Winter 2015/2016
  • Datum: 08.12.2015
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Vortragende: Nadia Fadil (KU Leuven)
  • Nadia Fadil works as an Assistant Professor at the Interculturalism, Migration and Multiculturalism Research Centre at the KU Leuven. Her research interests revolve around the questions of secularism and religion, subjectivity, embodiment and affect and Islam as a discursive tradition. These questions are explored through an ethnographic engagement with the public debates around, and the lived experiences of, secular and pious Muslims in Brussels and Francophone Europe. Parts of her work have been published in edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals, and some of her most recent publications include “Recalling the Islam of the Parents. Politics of authentication of liberal and secular Muslims” (2015, published in Identities. Global Studies in Culture and Power) and “Rediscovering the Everyday Muslim: Notes on an Anthropological Fault-line” (2015, co-authored with Mayanthi Fernando and published in HAU. Journal of Ethnographic Theory).
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Raum: Conference Room

"Congolais debout fierement partout: Mobile gender courts in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo"

African Diversities Colloquium Winter 2015/16

"Unaccompanied Minor Refugees: Principles and Practices of their Reception in Germany and the EU"

Special Lecture Series "Borders, Migrants and Refugees"
  • Datum: 26.11.2015
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Vortragender: Boris Nieswand (Tübingen)
  • Boris Nieswand is Junior Professor for Transnational Cultural Comparison and Migration at Tübingen University. He obtained a PhD in social anthropology from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in 2008 and a diploma in sociology from the University of Bielefeld in 2000. Boris Nieswand was a visiting professor at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder, a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen and a PhD-candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Growing up in a community in transition to oblivion: Memories of my pastoral boyhood in Central Tanzania, 1979-1993"

African Diversities Colloquium Winter 2015/16
  • Datum: 23.11.2015
  • Uhrzeit: 16:30 - 18:00
  • Vortragender: Samuel Mhajida (University of Göttingen)
  • Since October, 2013 Samuel has been enrolled in a PhD programme in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Goettingen, under Professor Roman Loimeier. He is looking at the consequences of spatial competitions of the Datoga pastoral communities in Central and North Tanzania, from the late 19th to the first decades of the twenty first century.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Raum: Conference Room

"Migration – Frieden – Human Security"

Workshops, conferences 2015
  • Beginn: 20.11.2015 19:00
  • Ende: 22.11.2015 16:00
  • Ort: Göttingen
Konferenzreihe „Wissenschaft für Frieden und Nachhaltigkeit“ der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen • mitorganisiert von der Stadt Göttingen, NDR, Universität Oldenburg, Universität Osnabrück, Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, Katholische Universität Eichstätt/Ingolstadt, Brot für die Welt, Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung multireligiöser und multiethnischer Gesellschaften und medico international [mehr]

"Law, Ethics and Politics of the European Agenda on Migration"

Joint Seminar Series 2015/16 "Diversity and Human Rights" & Special Lecture Series "Borders, Migrants and Refugees"
  • Datum: 18.11.2015
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Vortragender: Itamar Mann (Georgetown)
  • Itamar Mann is the national security law fellow at Georgetown Law Center. He studies international law and political theory, with special interests in migration and refugee law, transnational counter-terrorism law, and international criminal law. His book, Humanity at Sea: Unuthorized Migration and the Foundations of International Law is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press (2016). He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University (L.L.B.) and Yale Law School (L.L.M. and J.S.D.)
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall
Co-Sponsored by the Special Lecture Series: Borders, Migrants, and Refugees [mehr]
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