Kategorie: Reconfiguring the (Non-)Political

Dipping into Tunis

By Anne-Linda Amira Augustin The Summer Academy had the great opportunity to learn more about Tunis’s history and its old city ‚Medina‘ in a sightseeing tour. Around 10 percent of the country’s population – more than one million Tunisians –...

Wrap Up

By Mariam Salehi The Summer Academy’s program ended on Saturday with a look back at the last week. The participants reflected in newly mixed groups about their work and discussions in the family groups, which had spent the whole week...

Open Access publishing in and about the Middle East and North Africa: prospects and challenges

By Anne-Linda Amira Augustin Media scholar Alena Strohmaier and political scientist Dimitris Soudias from the Re-Configurations team in Marburg introduced the summer academy’s group into open access publishing in and about the Middle East and North Africa. Soudias began his...

As I Open My Eyes

By Anne-Linda Amira Augustin and Mariam Salehi The Summer Academy’s group visited Tunis City (Centre Alyssa Manar) today to watch a film in the cinema Amilcar presenting the French-Tunisian drama film “As I Open My Eyes” (A peine, j’ouvre les...

Call for Applications: Summer Academy „Reconfiguring the (Non-)Political. Performing and Narrating Change and Continuity“

The research units “Re-Configurations. History, Remembrance and Transformation Processes in the Middle East and North Africa” and “Figures of Thought | Turning Points. Cultural Practices and Social Change in the Arab World”, based at Philipps University Marburg’s Center for Near...