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BLICKWECHSEL NEWSLETTER

Dear Blickwechsel friends,

We are happy to share some news on upcoming and past events from us as well as the Einstein Fellows! Before giving you a brief overview below, we would like to cordially invite you to the opening lecture on November 13, 2019 by Arjun Appadurai, who will be welcomed as a special guest within the framework of the Einstein Fellows' Public Lecture Series as well as our Blickwechsel Final Conference.

With reference to the latter, we would like to further draw your attention to our three-day Blickwechsel Final Conference "Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey" taking place on November 13-15, 2019 in Berlin. All five research projects, which ran between 2017-2019, will present their findings and discuss them with the audience.

Further on, we are glad to announce the Public Lecture Series on Mobility, Activism, and Politics organized by Einstein Fellows Research Group at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Apart from the Einstein Fellows, the lecture series will host three renowned scholars - Christian Volk, Arjun Appadurai, and Philip Gorski.

Warm regards,
the Blickwechsel team

"Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey"

Final Conference | November 13 - 15, 2019 | Berlin

Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey: Outcomes of the programme "Blickwechsel: Contemporary Turkey Studies"

The final conference "Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey" presents the research outcomes of the programme "Blickwechsel: Contemporary Turkey Studies" in 2019. The conference will start with an opening lecture by Arjun Appadurai. Besides, the conference will also host the exhibition "Courageous Women: Women's and Gender Studies in Turkey's Academia" between November 13-15.

Venue: Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin

Please register via Mail and indicate which day(s) you would like to attend: blickwechsel.tuerkei@gmail.com

For more information on the conference, please visit our homepage or take a look at the conference's programme.

"The Rise of the Post-Democratic State: The Perspective from India"

Opening Lecture by Arjun Appadurai | November 13, 2019 | Berlin

Arjun Appadurai is the Goddard Professor in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University, where he is also Senior Fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge. He serves as Honorary Professor in the Department of Media and Communication, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Tata Chair Professor at The Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai and as a Senior Research Partner at the Max-Planck Institute for Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen.

Lecture Series: "Mobility, Activism and Politics"

16.10.2019 - 12.02.2020, Wed 6 - 8 pm | Berlin

Invitation to the Public Lecture Series on "Mobility, Activism, and Politics" organised by Einstein Fellows Research Group at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Besides Einstein Fellows, the lecture series will host three renowned scholars -
Christian Volk, Arjun Appadurai, and Philip Gorski.

Every Wednesday evening during the winter semester 2019/20, the lecture series will explore the processes of democratic de-consolidation and increasing migration. We kindly invite students and scholars to think together about questions of regime change and authoritarianism, diaspora politics and new migration(s), and last, but not least, resistance and insurgency through an inter- and multi-disciplinary approach. more

Please register via email at einstein@hu-berlin.de and feel free to share it in your networks.

ESB-Fellows Workshop

Workshop | September 30, 2019 | Berlin

The Einstein Fellows Research Group at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin organized the first workshop within the frame of the programme "Wissenschaftsfreiheit" by Einstein Foundation Berlin. For the first time, all Einstein scholarship holders from different disciplines came together and were able to exchange ideas about future projects and challenges. Part of the discussion on how to integrate new colleagues in a productive research environment with a perspective in German academia were Marion Müller (Einstein Foundation), Prof. Silvia von Steinsdorff (Academic Host of Einstein Research Group at HU), Britta Baron (HU International Affairs), Dr. Christoph Raiser (HU Research Service Center) and Dr. Claudia Niggebrügge (FU Research Funding Support Service).

Fish Bowl: "Youth Participation in and in between Germany and Turkey: Spaces to explore, encounter and shape"

Fish Bowl |September 16, 2019 |Berlin

On the occasion of the 5-year anniversary of the German-Turkish Youth Bridge, the fish bowl discussion "Youth Participation in and in between Germany and Turkey: Spaces to explore, encounter and shape" focussed on life realities and everyday practices of young people from both countries. Scholars from Germany and Turkey used their research on spatial practices of young people as a starting point to discuss questions surrounding opportunities for youth participation, practices and tools used by young people as well as the roles of educational institutions and youth mobility and exchange in Germany and Turkey.

The event has been realised as a joint event of the programme Blickwechsel: Contemporary Turkey Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the German-Turkish Youth Bridge and the Istanbul Policy Center.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Institute for Social Sciences
Blickwechsel: Contemporary Turkey Studies

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