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New publication Aline Schläpfer: Iraqi History in Trouble. Talib al-Naqib and ‘Abd al-Mushin al-Sa‘dun

With whom does history feel empathy? The philosopher Walter Benjamin wrote that “the answer is inevitable: with the victor. All leaders are the heirs of those who conquered before them.
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Futures Interrupted: social pluralism and political projects beyond coloniality and the nation-state

The Near- and Middle Eastern Studies are glad to present you the new research project “Futures Interrupted: social pluralism and political projects beyond coloniality and the nation-state” by SNSF Consolidator grantee Prof. Dr. Falestin…

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Earthquakes in Syria and Turkey

The staff of the Near and Middle Eastern Studies program would like to express their sincere condolences to the families who have lost their relatives in the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey, and wish all the injured a speedy recovery. …

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Consolidator Grant for Dr. Falestin Naïli

Dr. Falestin Naïli, at the present Post-Doc member in the Eccellenza project team Ottoman Afterlife has been awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation a Consolidator Grant for the period 2024-8. Near & Middle Eastern Studies congratulate…
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Call For Applications

Palestine Versus the Palestinians? Writing Palestinians into History with Prof. Dr. Beshara Doumani

Opening hours of Maiengasse 51 from 26 April 2021

From next Monday, April 26, Maiengasse 51 will be open again for students. The building is open from 8h - 17h until further notice.

SNSF-project by Sophie Moser

"Kerbela am Bosporus: Aushandlungsprozesse religiöser Identität in schiitischen Gemeinschaften in Istanbul"


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