Wissen entgrenzen Blog

Conference: “Climate Change, Energy, and Sustainability in the Pacific Region knowledge, policies, and transfers (1970s-present)”

Date and venue: 19.-20. April, 2021, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo Conveners: Sarah Beringer (German Historical Institute Washington D.C.), Benjamin Beuerle (German Historical Institute Moscow), Sonja Ganseforth (German Institute for Japanese Studies), Yufei...

Building Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration With Iran (and Beyond): Of COVID-19 and other challenges

By Katja Rieck Next to producing innovative scholarship, the second but no less important pillar of the Knowledge Unbound initiative is forming and strengthening international research networks. At Orient-Institut Istanbul we are pursuing this...

Three Iraqi artists’ mural projects created within the ideological concept of socialist realism

By Olga Nefedova My research work in various archives in Moscow led to the discovery of three important artworks, previously unknown to the general public, produced by the first Iraqi undergraduate and postgraduate students...

“Analyzing the Social Life of Stereotypes” – Interview with Sören Urbansky

We regularly introduce scholars that work in the project by letting them answer three short questions. Today, we talk to Sören Urbansky, a research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC. Sören...

“I concentrate on knowledge exchange between the People’s Republic of Poland and Arab countries” – Interview with Mustafa Switat

Today, we talk to Mustafa Switat who received his PhD in social sciences from the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw and a MA in psychology at the Palacký University (Czech Republic).