Veranstaltungen

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Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen

"From Urban Marginality to Marginal Urbanity"

Institute Colloquium Winter 2012/13

"Religion in Contemporary China Workshop"

Workshops, conferences 2012
Visiting institution: Institute of World Religions, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). [mehr]

"Transnational Daoist Dis-Orientations and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality"

Institute Colloquium Winter 2012/13
  • Datum: 01.11.2012
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Vortragender: David A. Palmer (University of Hong Kong)
  • Dr. David A. Palmer is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Hong Kong University. Before joining the HKU in 2008, he held appointments as the Eileen Barker Fellow in Religion and Contemporary Society at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and as a research fellow at the Ecole Française d‘Extrême-Orient (French School of Asian Studies), where he was the director of its Hong Kong centre, located at the Institute of Chinese Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, from 2004 to 2008.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Refashioning the Self through New Therapeutics in Urban China"

Institute Colloquium Winter 2012/13
  • Datum: 11.10.2012
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Vortragende: Li Zhang (University of California, Davis)
  • Prof. Dr. Li Zhang received her doctoral degree in anthropology from Cornell University in 1998 and a M.A. degree in social relations from UC Irvine in 1993. Before coming to the U.S., she studied Chinese literature and literary theory at Peking University and received her B.A. and first M.A. there. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University (1998-1999).
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Super-Diversity: Comparative Questions"

Workshops, conferences 2012
The notion of super-diversity underlines a call to re-evaluate concepts and policies surrounding diversity by way of moving beyond an ethno-focal understanding of diversity and adopting a multi-dimensional approach. In this two day workshop, participants will explore how this notion has been operationalised in empirical research on urban areas around the world. [mehr]

"How Empires Handle Ethnic Diversity"

Institute Colloquium Series "Regulations of Cultural Diversity" Spring/Summer 2012
  • Datum: 12.07.2012
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 15:45
  • Vortragender: Günther Schlee (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Halle/Saale)
  • Günther Schlee was until 1999 Professor of Social Anthro­pology at the University of Bielefeld, having studied anthropology, romance languages and general linguistics in Hamburg. He received his doctorate for research on the belief and social systems of the Rendille, an ethnic group in northern Kenya. Alongside widespread fieldwork trips in Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan, he was also guest lecturer in Padang (Sumatra) and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales in Paris. Typical of the research of Günther Schlee is the “inter-ethnic” procedure and the combining of historical, sociological and philological methods. One of his manifold publications is Changing identifications and alliances in North Eastern Africa (co-editor: Elizabeth E. Watson.), Volume I: Ethiopia and Kenya, Volume II: Sudan, Uganda, and the Ethiopia-Sudan Borderlands. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Secularism and Religious Pluralism in Europe: Current Legal Challenges"

Institute Colloquium Series "Regulations of Cultural Diversity" Spring/Summer 2012
  • Datum: 05.07.2012
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 15:45
  • Vortragende: Marie-Claire Foblets (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Halle/Saale)
  • Marie-Claire Foblets is Director of the Department “Law & Anthropology” at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle a/d Saale. She was trained in law at the universities of Antwerp (1977-1979) and Leuven (1979-1982) in Belgium, while at the same time receiving an education in Thomist philosophy. Thanks to a study fellowship (1982-1983), she was given the opportunity to pursue further study in philosophy at the Wilhelms-Universität of Münster, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, and to complete her studies in social and cultural anthro­pology (1985). For more than twenty years Marie-Claire Foblets taught social and cultural anthropology in the universities of Antwerp and Brussels. Before becoming a member of the Max Planck Society in March 2012, she was ordinary professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, where she headed the Institute for Migration Law and Legal Anthropology. Among her manifold publications is the edited volume with A.D. Renteln and J.-F. Gaudreault-DesBiens, Cultural Diversity and the Law. State Responses from Around the World, Brussels/Montréal, Bruylant/Blois (2010).
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Secularism and Religion-Making: The Case of Turkey"

Institute Colloquium Series "Regulations of Cultural Diversity" Spring/Summer 2012
  • Datum: 28.06.2012
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 15:45
  • Vortragender: Markus Dressler (Istanbul Technical University)
  • Markus Dressler is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Department for Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Istanbul Technical University. Dressler holds a PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Erfurt and has received numerous fellowships and research grants, including at Columbia University, the American Research Institute in Turkey, and the Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan"

Institute Colloquium Series "Regulations of Cultural Diversity" Spring/Summer 2012
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