Cosmetic surgery is booming – and no longer just among women: Both surgical procedures and minimal invasive cosmetic treatments are on the rise among men worldwide. For many men, when early signs of balding...
Die Globalisierung und der technische Fortschritt haben Gesellschaften auf der ganzen Welt verändert. Dies ermöglicht den Menschen neue Formen der Selbstverwirklichung, bedroht aber auch Gemeinschaften und kulturelle Traditionen. Filme und Dokumentationen aus und über...
Von Istanbul nach Iran, von Warschau nach Washington – eine Forschungsreise um die Welt in zehn Episoden. Der neue „Wissen entgrenzen“-Podcast bietet ungewöhnliche Themen und Einblicke in den Alltag der Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler im Ausland.
The workshop was organized by the Orient-Institut Istanbul as part of the project titled “A Cartography of Hair:y_less Masculinities. A Comparison between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey” and University of Southern Denmark as part of the project “Medicine Man: Media Assemblages of Medicalized Masculinity”.
“I Deal With the History of Concepts and Ideas; I Deal With Both Explicit and Implicit Knowledge” – Interview with Shahrzad Irannejad
Today, we talk to Shahrzad Irannejad, a research fellow at Orient-Institut Istanbul. She is a researcher in the history of medicine in the Islamicate world and joined Orient-Institut Istanbul in the fall of 2020.
by Aliya Iqbal Naqvi and Hasan Ali Khan |
As a Sufi order or tariqah, the Rifa’iyya is better identified with its birthplace Iraq, and with parts of Anatolia and the Levant. A living branch of the order, however, that retains its pre-modern organizational structure is based today in the city of Karachi, with strong connections across the regions of Pakistani Baluchistan, Iranian Sistan-Baluchistan, and the northern coast of Oman.
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...
An internal workshop titled “Technology and the Body: Care, Empowerment and the Fluidity of Bodies” was held at the Orient-Institut Istanbul on 21 January 2020