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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Cilja Harders

Theoretically, therefore, the question of translation and problem of “fit” are closely linked. This being said, where do the current challenges and contributions now lie? Get to Know Us. Reflecting on these historical contexts of knowledge production and the associated structures, exclusions and renewed power relationships are, for me, a core component of any critical regional research, which is also reflected in the self-expressed mission of our birthday girl.

My initial focus will be on my understanding of sense hardefs nonsense, on the possibilities and limitations of regional research harder its public and academic role.

That knowledge is diverse, useful and instrumentalizing. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: What does all this mean for the relationship between research and policy today: The journal should appeal to young academics as well as the more established scholars, Arab as well as European or American readers— essentially, it seeks metacommunication in the harrers sense of the word. Here, I can already reveal to you that the answer will be a resounding “Yes”.

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Narrowing focus solely to political, economic, or cultural factors seems, in the age of inter- and transnational interdependence, reductionist and inappropriate.

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. These processes also destabilize, on a material level, securely-held power relations, without revolutionizing them completely. This also applies to regional studies: 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 normative and empirical as standard law.

Consistently stimulating, innovative and at the height of debate, META simultaneously sets the topics for current discussion.

I close with Schopenhauer, who once remarked that any stupid person can crush a beetle, but all the professors in the world cannot create one. This I read as a call for modesty, something truly important to keep in mind. And this requires active translation work, which a journal like META can and should achieve.

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Current critical postcolonial theory deals with this as the needed provincialization of Europe—the centers. But what about the exclusions in the heart of the “self” such as poverty, injustice or political violence in the heart of Cila

Low to High Price: But there is a second problem of “fit”. Historically, regional research on the Middle East has left a difficult legacy.

Hzrders these considerations, I would now like to focus. What does this mean for META? META has set high standards and goals for itself, but a look at the two editions published thus far, proves that such aims can be achieved.

What does META really mean? I must first however, ask you for a moment of forgiveness as I briefly indulge in a political science digression.

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. This applies to enlightenment and anti-racism as well as warmongering, divisions, incitement and closures of horizons. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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. Harxers Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Regional research not only describes but also creates knowledge.

There are no English and no interdisciplinary projects that would be in a better position to achieve the kind of translation work, which I have discussed thus far, from the provincialism of the discipline and the nation state.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Usage Statistics and Privacy Information We log anonymous usage statistics. Quite intentionally, intellectuals were made the focus of the first edition. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Marburg University and the CNMS are ideal examples how the language, culture, history, economics and politics of a region can be thought about, taught and researched.