Center for Middle Eastern Politics. Department of Political and Social Sciences. Freie Universität Berlin. Professor for Middle Eastern Politics. Address. Dr. Cilja Harders. Prof. Dr. Cilja Harders. Cilja Harders. Research Project B6. Principal Investigator. Address. Ihnestraße Room Berlin. Telephone. Freie Universität Berlin. Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft. CRC ” Affective Societies”. Professor. Head of Project C Address. Otto-Suhr-Institut für.

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In the term metamorphosis, lies a reference to transformation—an aspect, which seems to me, to be especially important for understanding regional research and which is reflected in the objectives of the editors. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. On the one hand, this is not evident, but it does highlight the necessity of meaningful engagement with the debates and concepts of each discipline. Here, the title says it all, as META seeks to stimulate intellectual debates.

META is calling for Reviews more Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Current critical postcolonial theory deals with this as the needed provincialization of Europe—the centers.

This applies to enlightenment and anti-racism as well as warmongering, divisions, incitement and closures of horizons. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Speech by Cilja Harders about META

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. And with that, it carries special vilja for critical reflection, but also the responsibility to take a position, where perhaps advice accompanies concrete political action. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.

What does this mean for META? Regional research not only describes but also creates knowledge. What does META really mean?

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Critical self-reflection – what is the subject area? The terms and concepts, the empirical findings and their producers alike must give answers about the product of current conditions and what those realizations imply for the possibilities of knowledge.


This I read as a call for modesty, something truly important to keep in mind. And cilia, there is the problem that regional research must be able to communicate its findings inside the discipline.

Translation Theoretically, therefore, the question of translation and problem of “fit” are closely linked. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. High to Low Avg. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

The speech was delivered at a celebration party with the editorial board, members of the advisory board, authors and friends of META. Of course, an important shortcoming in the interpretation of Area Studies by the respective disciplines must not be concealed.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Post-war political science joined in this democratic tradition by re-establishing itself as democracy science. Let me explain why. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I must first however, ask you for a moment of forgiveness as I briefly indulge in a political science digression. These described subject areas, theories and methods frame regional research as a question about economic, political, social, cultural, and religious developments as well as a question about historical roots in different regions.

Please try your request again later. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This also applies to regional studies: That knowledge is diverse, useful and instrumentalizing. With words as facts, the stranger becomes understandable and therefore controllable.

The use of the prefix META often implies a spatial or mental superiority such as in metacommunication, metalanguage or meta-level. The ethnographic, linguistic and political mapping of alien others served, as we have know since Foucault and Said, as containment and description, and as monitoring and control through description and categorization: The knowledge we generate becomes “local” knowledge as it were from the perception of the discipline.


A good example of this is the discussion of statehood, which implicitly or explicitly, OECD law takes as a model and which can, in the light of these categories within the Arab world, only reveal deficient statehood. Historically, regional research on the Middle East has left a difficult legacy.

With that, the birthday gifts may be unwrapped and the cake can be cut. It is about looking beyond exceptionalism and Orientalism, and instead looking toward that which is common, unifying and comparable, but doing so, without falling into the trap of globalist relativism. We log anonymous usage statistics. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Alienation The central contribution of regional research for the core disciplines and the wider public is, in the spirit of Said’s position, the capacity for astonishment and fundamental questioning of the cilia and harddrs as standard law.

Low to High Price: The central contribution of regional research for the core disciplines and the wider public is, in the spirit of Said’s position, the capacity for astonishment and fundamental questioning of the normative and empirical as standard law. Consistently stimulating, innovative and at the height of debate, META simultaneously sets the topics for current discussion.

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