Online lectures

sorted in descending chronological order

Here you will find videos from lectures given by distinguished researchers at the MPI MMG.

Nasar Meer (University of Edinburgh)
"The Social Production of our Moral Indifference: Muslims, Whiteness and the Wreckage of Racialization" [more]
Ayelet Shachar (MPI-MMG): Shifting Borders in the Time of COVID-19

In her lecture, Ayelet Shachar looks at the concept of the boundary, which today is much more than a rigid geographical line, and talks to Patrick Cramer (MPI for Biophysical Chemistry). [more]
Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG): “Urban Diversity, Diversification and Complexity"

Keynote Lecture at the Twentieth International Conference on "Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations", University of Milan, Italy, 10-12 June 2020 [more]
Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA, Los Angeles)
“The Current State of Immigration Law and Policy in the United States" [more]
Irfan Ahmad: "Critique & Islam"
Keynote Lecture by Irfan Ahmad at the 2019 Postcolonial Studies Association of the Global South (PSAGS) Annual Conference and Meeting on “Postcolonial Unreason: Nation, Calibanization and Silences”
Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019
Location: Netaji Subhas Open University, Salt Lake, Kolkata Campus [more]
Jaclyn L. Neo (National University of Singapore)
“Managing Religious Diversity: The Law of ‘Religious Harmony’ " [more]
Franck Düvell (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. A critical reflection of the conventional concepts" [more]
Tamar de Waal (University of Amsterdam): "Conditional Belonging"
Philip Gorski (Yale University · Lichtenberg Kolleg: "Goodbye Tocqueville? Christianity and Democracy in Trump’s America" [more]
Phillippe Van Parijs (University of Louvain): “Is it really solidarity that we Europeans need?”

Deborah Cowen (University of Toronto): “Imprints of Empire: Border Infrastructures and the Landscape of Jurisdiction”

Andreas Reckwitz (Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder): "Hyperculture and cultural essentialism: Two modes of culturalization in late modernity"

Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi (Barnard College Columbia University): "Decoloniality in the Camp & the University"

Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA, Los Angeles): “The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future” [more]
Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG): “Dynamics in the Public Understanding of Diversity” [more]
Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG), Dan Hiebert (University of British Columbia), Alan Gamlen (Monash University) and Paul Spoonley (Massey University): “Visualizing Urban Superdiversity” [more]
Sarah Lamb (Brandeis University): "Ageing and Mobility: Care, Generations, and Citizenship beyond the Views of the West" [more]
Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (UCL): "From the Local to the Global..." [more]
Kenneth Dean (Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore): "The transmission of Chinese civilizational techniques to Southeast Asia ... [more]
Christine Langenfeld (Göttingen) and Holger Kolb (Berlin): "Legal Limits: On the Shrinking Relevance ... [more]
Rosalind C. Morris (Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University): “Eyes of the storm: ... [more]
Ayelet Shachar (MPI-MMG): "Shifting Borders of Justice: Territory, Market, Migration" [more]
Andrew Selee (Migration Policy Institute): “Vanishing frontiers: the blurring of the US-Mexico border" [more]
Pamela E. Klassen (University of Toronto): “Telepathy, empire, and public memory" [more]
Ben Kaplan (University College London): "The Legal Rights of Religious Refugees in the ... [more]
Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG): “Understanding Urban Diversity ... [more]
Sara Wallace Goodman (University of California, Irvine): “Tolerance at what Cost? ... [more]
Christian Joppke (University of Bern): “Legal Multiculturalism: Comparing Gays and Muslims” [more]
Anne Phillips (London School of Economics): “The Politics of the Human” [more]
Alan Patten (Princeton): “Religious Accommodations in a Diverse Society” [more]
Ronan McCrea (University College London): “Justifying the Secular State: Trans-Atlantic ... [more]
Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG): “Super-diversity as concept and approach: whence it came, where it’s at, and whither it’s going” [more]
Itamar Mann (Georgetown): “Refugees: from Managerialism to 'Our Way of Life' ” [more]
Maurice Crul (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam): “Pathways to Success” [more]
Suzanne Hall (University of London / LSE): “Super-diverse street: a ‘trans-ethnography’ ... [more]
Alison Dundes Renteln (University of Southern California): “Should the state grant exemptions from ... [more]
Christina von Hodenberg (Queen Mary University of London): “Television bigots and ... [more]
Michael Keith (COMPAS, University of Oxford): “Migration and the city commons” [more]
Benno Gammerl (MPI für Bildungsforschung) / Institut national d’études démographiques): “Difference ... [more]
Patrick Simon (Centre d’études européennes / Institut national d’études démographiques): “Contested ... [more]
Nikola Tietze (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung): “Ways of Belonging and Expressing ... [more]
Saba Mahmood (University of California, Berkeley): “Politics of Historical Fiction and Sectarian ... [more]
Mary C. Waters (Harvard University): “Rising Nativism and Changing Racism: A New Form of ... [more]
Sabine Hess (Georg August University, Göttingen): “De-Naturalizing Transit Migration ... [more]
Michel Wieviorka (Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme / L’École des hautes études en ... [more]
Felicitas Hillmann (Freie Universität Berlin): “From Urban Marginality to Marginal Urbanity" [more]
David Palmer (University of Hong Kong): “Transnational Daoist Dis-Orientations and the ... [more]
Li Zhang (University of California, Davis): “Refashioning the Self through New Therapeutics ... [more]
Marie-Claire Foblets (MPI for Social Anthropology Halle/ Saale): “Secularism and Religious ... [more]
Markus Dressler (Technical University Istanbul): “Secularism and Religion-Making: The Case of ... [more]
Marc Helbling (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin): “Framing Immigration. Varieties of Arguments ... [more]
Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (University of Leipzig): “Multiple Secularities: A Cultural Sociological Approach" [more]
Kristin Henrard (Erasmus University of Rotterdam): “Differential Protection of the Right ... [more]
Olivier Roy (Florenz): “Religion and Culture: the Growing Gap" [more]
Chris Hann (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale): “Universalist ... [more]
Judith Squires (Bristol): “Institutionalising intersectionality? Reflections on the British ... [more]
Oliver Schmidtke (Victoria): “Liberal democracies and the challenge of ... [more]
Frances Stewart (Oxford): “Horizontal inequalities and conflict: Understanding group violence ... [more]
Helen Baykara-Krumme (Chemnitz): “Families, intergenerational transmission, transnational ... [more]
Virginie Guiraudon (Paris): “Does the EU help to promote diversity? The anti-discrimination ... [more]
Larissa Remennick (Tel Aviv): “From state socialism to state Zionism: former Soviet Jewish ... [more]
Anja Weiss (Duisburg-Essen): “Contextualizing inequalities. A critique of methodological nationalism ... [more]
Ash Amin (Durham University): “Cities and the ethic of care among strangers" [more]
Jörg Dürrschmidt (Univ. of Kassel / Internat. Forschungszentrum Kulturwiss., Wien): “No longer at ... [more]
Wendy Pullan (University of Cambridge): “Sacred Frontiers: The Reinvention ... [more]
Shalini Randeria (University of Zurich/Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen): “The (un)making ... [more]
Sophie Watson (Open University, UK): “Public affect effects: enacting in/civilities in public space" [more]
Vyjayanthi Rao (The New School for Social Research, New York): “The dity as stage: speculative ... [more]
Solomon Benjamin (National Institute for Advanced Study, Bangalore): “Intersections ... [more]
Da Wu (Shanghai University): “Ethno-cultural capital and re-migration in Shanghai" [more]
Alberto Gomes (La Trobe University, Melbourne): “Civility and intercultural relations in ... [more]
John R. Bowen (Washington University, St. Louis): “Why there is no ‘European Islam’: ... [more]
David Gellner (University of Oxford): “Building Theravada Buddhist networks in Nepal and ... [more]
Oscar Salemink (VU University Amsterdam): “The Politicization of Religion and the ... [more]
Kenneth Dean (McGill University): “Mapping Chinese Temple Networks in Southeast Asia" [more]
Stephan Feuchtwang (London School of Economics): “Hospitality to Ghosts, in China and Elsewhere; ... [more]
Birgit Meyer (Free University Amsterdam): “Aesthetics of persuasion. Global Christianity ... [more]
José Casanova (Georgetown University, Washington, DC): “Religion and globalization" [more]
Joel Robbins (University of California, San Diego): “Anthropology, Pentecostalism and the New Paul ... [more]
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