Encounters Project International Meeting
Workshops, conferences 2023
- Datum: 12.10.2023
- Uhrzeit: 18:00 - 20:30
- Ort: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin
- Raum: Hauptgebäude Erdgeschoss, Hörsaal 1070
One of the main events of the meeting will be a Keynote Session.
ENTANGLED ENCOUNTERS: RESEARCHING MUSLIM-JEWISH ENCOUNTERS IN URBAN EUROPE
Dr. Ben Gidley (Birkbeck, University of London) will give an overview of the project, which draws on ethnography, interviews, media research, policy research and a quantitative survey with the aim of understanding various aspects of intercultural and interfaith encounters in six cities in Germany, France and the UK.
LOOKING FORWARD BY LOOKING BACK: JEWISH AND MUSLIM PERSPECTIVES ON BELONGING IN BERLIN
Dr. Elisabeth Topkara (Max-Weber-Institute-for-Sociology, Heidelberg University) will talk about Berlin – a city, which has provided Muslims and Jews with a place for the articulation of sociocultural belonging, in addition to and at times in contrast with the nation.
The session will be supported by an opening word from Ufuk Topkara (Berlin Institute for Islamic Theology, Humboldt University) and Olaf Glöckner (Moses Mendelssohn Center), opening response from Esra Özyürek (Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge), and subsequent Q&A session from Steven Vertovec (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).
Detailed schedule of the Keynote Session:
- 18.00 – 18.10 Opening word from Ufuk Topkara
- 18.10 – 18.15 Opening word from Olaf Glöckner
- 18.15 – 18.45 Ben Gidley: Entangled Encounters: Researching Muslim-Jewish Encounters in Urban Europe)
- 18.45 – 19.15 Elisabeth Topkara: Looking Forward by Looking Back: Jewish and Muslim Perspectives on Belonging in Berlin
- 19.15 – 19.25 Esra Özyürek (Opening Response)
- 19.25 – 20.30 Q&A session with Steven Vertovec (Chair of the Panel)
Address: Room 1070, Humboldt University, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin
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