Online lectures

sorted in descending chronological order

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

Peter Nyers (McMaster University): "Decolonizing Lived Citizenship: Lessons from the Blockades" [more]
Marco Giugni (University of Geneva): "Institutional and Non-Institutional Partici-pation: Substitution or Complementarity?" [more]
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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