Recent Activities

Call for papers

“Who Reads Modern Arabic Literature, How and Why? Interdisciplinary Approaches to Readers, Media, Translation and Reception in a Globalized World”

AGYA Conference: 5-7 October 2022 at Marburg University / Germany

Organisation: Christian Junge, Susanne Abou Ghaida and Mohammad Alkatan

Deadline for Applications: 30 June 2022


16.-20.08.2021 In Search of the Reader. New Approaches to Practices, Functions and Histories of ‎Reading in Arabic Literature, Arts, Media and Culture International Arabic English Summer School; Co-Organisation
07.07.2021 Translating Tahrir. Cultural Practices, Affective Economies, Thick Translation and the Making of the Arab Spring”(Keynote Speech) Summer School “Mediating Islam in the Digital Age
10.06.2021 Literarischer Geschmack in den Sozialen Medien: Praktiken, Dispositive, Gemeinschaften“(Paper) 2. Marburger Wissenschaftsgespräche
14.10.2021 Decolonizing Academic Arabic Abroad: Structures – Economies – Practices” (Paper)

Middle East Studies Association Annual Conference

10.10.2019 Goodreads and Egyptian Literature” (Lecture)

Netherland Flemish Institute at Cairo

02.07.2019 Radical Experiments as Post-Iltizam: Transgenerational Despair and Elitist Shabab-Literature

Workshop on “The 1990s in the Arab World”

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