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and its Margins ------------------ From: Nora Lafi <Nora.Lafi@zmo.de> Subject: To attend in Berlin: Urban Studies Seminar 2013-2014: The City and Its Margins Date: November 11, 2013 Urban Studies Seminar 2013-2014 (ZMO-EUME) Chaired by Prof. Ulrike Freitag and Dr. Nora Lafi. Twice a month : Monday 17:00/19:00 Annual theme: The City and its Margins November 18: Introduction: « The City and its Margins : historiography and research perspectives » by Ulrike Freitag and Nora Lafi (both Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin) December 9: Naomi Davidson (University of Ottawa / EUME-Fellow 2013-2014 at ZMO Berlin) : "Urban Coexistence and its Margins: Muslim-Jewish Relationships in the French Mediterranean" January 13: Michelle Campos (University of California, Gainesville) : « Operation Muharram: Communal Boundaries and Urban Unmixing in Ottoman and Mandatory Jerusalem » January 27: Ulrike Freitag (ZMO Berlin) : « A wall marking the border : urban Jeddah and its margins » and Nora Lafi (ZMO-BMBF Berlin) « The marginalization of the centre : The Tunis medina between patrimonialization and abandon » February 10: Mohamed Elshahed (NYU / EUME-Fellow 2013-2014 at ZMO Berlin) : « From Cairo to the urban margins of Egypt: centralization, local administration and developmentalism 1945-1965 » April 28: Robert Gleave (Institut of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter) : « Violence on the Margins : Locating punishment in late-medieval fiqh » May 12: Wendy Pullan (Center for Architecture and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge) : « The migration of frontiers in contested cities » May 26: Sanaa Alimia (ZMO Berlin) : « At the Margins of Urban Pakistan: The question of Afghan refugees » June 16: Andre Chappatte (ZMO Berlin) : « Exploring the city's margins: night life in two small towns of Muslim West Africa » June 30 : Wai Weng Hew (ZMO Berlin) : « From Margin to Centre: Muslim Gated Communities in Contemporary Sub-urban Indonesia » July 14 : Ali Sipahi (University of Michigan) : « When the Margin Becomes the Centre: Suburbanization in the Ottoman East » The Urban Studies Seminar is a joint activity of the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) and Europe in the Middle East-The Middle East in Europeč (EUME, Forum Transregionale Studien, « Cities Compared » research field, Wissenschaftkolleg zu Berlin). Venue : Conference Hall of the Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin-Nikolassee. Participants are asked to register at the following email address : <Nora.Lafi@zmo.de> -- --