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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META is calling for Reviews more 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. The same applies, as Said noted: But there is a second problem iclja “fit”.

The areas are the foreign and the outside.

Historically, regional research on the Middle East has left a difficult legacy. Let me briefly outline what I would like to speak to you about in the next 30 minutes. With the privilege of knowledge comes the obligation for communication and mediation.

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. Quite intentionally, intellectuals were made the focus of the first edition. Thank you for the invitation and the opportunity to be here with you and to celebrate 1 year and 2 issues of META. 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.


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Said Translated from German. And this requires active translation work, which a journal like META can and should achieve.

Post-war political science joined in this democratic tradition by re-establishing itself as democracy science. META has set high standards and goals for itself, but a look at the two editions published thus far, proves that such aims hafders be achieved.

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. Social Media Twitter Follow us on Twitter. The use of the prefix META often implies a spatial or mental superiority such as in metacommunication, metalanguage or meta-level.

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My initial focus will be on my understanding of sense and nonsense, on the possibilities and limitations of regional research and its public and academic role. What harderw META really mean? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Here, the title says harers all, as META seeks to stimulate intellectual debates. With words as facts, the stranger becomes understandable and therefore controllable. 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 best sense of the word.

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And conversely, there is the problem that regional research must be able to communicate its findings inside the discipline. 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.


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. 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.

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Fortunately, upon giving it a second and deeper thought, one must determine that hraders chosen name and the acronym of the journal have been perfectly selected. 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.

I believe the contributions of the journal should examine the hardders and subordinate and politics from below. On the other hand, therein lies a compulsion to unify and to respect the great narratives of the subject such as: A look at the past and present of our subject shows how intertwined politics and science are.

And with that, it carries special responsibility for critical reflection, but also the responsibility to harderz a position, where perhaps advice accompanies concrete political action.