Author: Forum Transregionale Studien

From History to Memory

A Wissenschaftskolleg Focus Group’s Views of a West African Family – After Six Months Wo…

The reemergence of history in Ukrainian elections – An interview with Alexandr Osipian

    Alexandr Osipian Alexandr Osipian was a Visiting Fellow at the Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe from April to June 2017. In this interview he discusses how he got interested in the question of ‘competitive memories’ in Ukraine, which formed the core of his research activities during…

“Today I see myself as a composite individual” – 5in10 with Venugopal Maddipati

Venugopal Maddipati holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and is Assistant Professor at the School of Design at Ambedkar University, Delhi. He is currently working on his monograph titled „Architecture as Weak Thought: Gandhi, Wardha and Presentism in Colonial and Post Colonial India“. This monograph, which comes out of Venugopal’s post-Ph.D. field-work…

“It was storytelling that intrigued me” – 5in10 with Alia Mossallam

  Alia Mossallam (photo: private) Alia Mossallam holds a PhD in Political Science. Her dissertation explores a popular history of Nasserist Egypt through stories told and songs sung by people behind the 1952 revolution. She has taught at the American University in Cairo (AUC), the Cairo Institute for Liberal Arts…