Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

Performing Religion: Actors, Contexts and Texts - Case studies on Islam

Ines Weinrich (Hrsg.), OI Beirut, Beiruter Texte und Studien 122. This volume emphasizes the material quality of texts, both written and oral. It focuses on the sound and rhythm of their performance, on non-verbal elements, and practices of framing and embedding.

Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

"What Cultural Policies?" Explicit and Implicit Cultural Policies in Lebanon

Nadia von Maltzahn, OI Beirut. Drawing on empirical research conducted in the context of a larger study on the role of cultural institutions in the public sphere, the power struggles between different actors involved in cultural policy making will be highlighted and the concept of cultural policy defined in the Lebanese context, which in turn will be positioned within the regional context.

Dienstag, 21. März 2017

French Revolutionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Diplomacy, Political Culture, and the Limiting of Universal Revolution, 1792–1798

Pascal Firges, Research Fellow am DHI Paris, stellt die politischen und kulturellen Einflüsse der Französischen Revolution auf die französisch-osmanischen diplomatischen Beziehungen sowie auf die französischen Auslandsgemeinden im Osmanischen Reich dar.

Donnerstag, 02. März 2017

“The Banu Qadi ‘Ajlun: Family or Dynasty?”

Torsten Wollina, OI Beirut. DYNTRAN Working Papers, n° 19, online edition, December 2016.

Dienstag, 28. Februar 2017

Practicing Philosophy in Lebanon. Authors, Texts, Trends, Traditions

Nader El-Bizri (Ed.), OI Istanbul. Collection of academic studies that are engaged with various strands of philosophy in the twenty-first century within a local Lebanese context.