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Winter School 2019 "Readings of the Border" (Kopie 1)

Universität Tübingen, November 6-9, 2019

It is a pleasure to invite you to the Winter School “Readings of the Border,” organized by the Department of Korean Studies and the Department of German Studies at the University of Tübingen. This Winter School will take place in the days leading up to the historic date of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 2019...

Please email your applications to Dr. Gudrun Bamberger:

gudrun-ingeborg.bambergerspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

Please include the following information in the subject line:

[Winter School 2019] Application (with paper)

Important Dates

Application deadline: September 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance: September 25, 2019
Deadline for final paper submission (for presenters only): October 25, 2019

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Stellenausschreibung für die Bibliothekarsstelle der Koreanistik

Im Kontext der räumlichen Zusammenführung der Asien-Orient-Institute erhalten die Abteilungsbiblio- theken des AOI einen gemeinsamen Neubau. Die gemeinsame Bibliothek wird dann die Fächer Ethno- logie, Indologie und vergleichende Religionswissenschaft, Japanologie, Orient- und Islamwissenschaft, Koreanistik und Sinologie mit wissenschaftlicher Literatur versorgen.

Für die Unterstützung der vorbereitenden Arbeiten in der Koreanistik suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt, zunächst befristet auf zwei Jahre eine/n Mitarbeiter/in ...

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The Universal and the Global: Ayurvedic Herbs and Practices in Europe

22. July 2019, 16:00-18:00 o'clock

Prof. V. Sujatha, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, will give a lecture on 'The Universal and the Global: Ayurvedic Herbs and Practices in Europe' in the framework of the ResourceCulture Dialogues series held by the SFB 1070 'RessourcenKulturen' at room 314, Gartenstraße 29.

Fifty years ago, South Asian medicines were regarded as ethnomedicines devoid of scientific credibility as they were not verifiable under controlled laboratory conditions, whereas biomedicine was based on universal and replicable models and methods of the modern sciences...

  • Place: SFB, Gartenstr. 29 | Room 314
  • Date: 22. July 2019, 16:00-18:00 o'clock
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Medicine, Religion and Alchemy in South India Resources and Permutations of Siddha Traditions and Siddha Medicine

25 – 27 July 2019

Sub-project C06 of the SFB1070 will moreover host the international conference on 'Medicine, Religion and Alchemy in South India: Resources and Permutations of Siddha Traditions and Siddha Medicine' at Tübingen Castle. 

South Indian Siddha Medicine is arguably the least researched and understood among Indian medical systems. The same might be said for other Siddha traditions as found in South Indian textual sources and lived practices...

  • Place: Hohentübingen Castle | Tübingen University
  • Date: 25- 27. July 2019
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Workshop on Decolonizing Academia: Chances, Perspectives and Academic Responsibility

13th July 2019, 09:30-19:00 o'clock

In the name of the Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology and Dr. Antony Pattathu and Prof. Gabriele Alex, we would like to cordially invite you to our one day Workshop on Decolonizing Academia: Chances, Perspectives and Academic Responsibility. The workshop takes place on July 13th from 9:30 am untill 7 pm at the Schloss Hohentübingen in room 165 at the Department for Classical Archaeology. If you are interested to join the workshop or parts of it, we would ask you to register via the website. We are looking forward to welcoming you.

Please notice that there has been a change in the announced keynote lecture, which now will be held by Mihir Sharma  (University Bayreuth,  Department of Anthropology). 

 


The Developmental State and Social Conflicts in Cold War Korea

12th July 2019 - 13th July 2019

Die dritte Internationale Konferenz, gefördert von der Academy of Korean Studies (Korea).

  • Place: University of Tübingen, Alte Aula, Münzgasse 30, 72070 Tübingen 
  • Date: 12. July 2019 - 13. July 2019
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Introduction into the Reading of Palm Leaf Manuscripts in Malayalam Script

Freitag 26 Juli 2019 - Samstag 27. Juli 2019

Prof. Dr. Anithakumary Holder of the »Gundert Chair«

Malayalam: Grammar and Readings I

Monday, 29/07 – Friday, 02/08

Malayalam: Grammar and Readings II

Monday, 05/08 – Friday 09/08

Daily 10 - 13 Uhr and 15 -17 Uhr.
Command of the Malayalam script and a basic knowledge of the language are expected.

Further information & registration: heike.oberlinspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

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Walking with Laata: An Anthropologist‘s Experiment with Environmentalist Activism and Heritage Promotion in the Himalayas

Wednesday 19. June 2019
12:00 - 14:00 o'clock
Burgsteige 11 Seminar Room 03

Heritage Interpretation & Development, Dehra Dun Uttarakhand, India.

Lokesh Ohri will talk about an experiment on environmental activism, named “Been there Doon that”. Dedicated to preserving the Doon Valley and help citizens connect with their heritage, the group organises regular walks, tours and other events. As one of the founders of the shared leadership group, Heidelberg trained Anthropologists Lokesh Ohri will share the feasibilty of combining heritage work with environmental activism.

  • Place: Burgsteige 11, Seminar Room 03, Eingang im Innenhof des Schlosses / Schloss Hohentübingen.
  • Date: Wednesday 19. June 2019, 12:00 - 14:00 o'oclock
  • More Info: PDF
  • Lecture by Dr. Lokesh Ohri

Students from other faculties are also welcome!


Reading and Discussion with the Korean author Son Bo-mi

Café Haag Am Haagtor 1, 72070 Tübingen, Tuesday 25. June 2019, 19:30 o'clock

Die südkoreanische Literaturszene des 21. Jahrhunderts ist jung, innovativ und weiblich. Im Rahmen eines vom Literature Translation Institute of Korea geförderten Übersetzungsworkshops erarbeiten die Master-Studierenden Übersetzungen von Werken der Autorin SON Bo-mi. In Südkorea bereits mehrfach mit Literaturpreisen ausgezeichnet, wird SON Bo-mi hier zum ersten Mal ins Deutsche übersetzt und so dem interessierten Lesepublikum in Deutschland zugänglich gemacht. 
Die in der Lesung vorgestellte Kurzgeschichte „Wolkenbruch“ (im Original /P’og’u/) ist repräsentativ für das Werk der Autorin, das gesellschaftliche Probleme wie die Auswirkungen der Globalisierung, das Ungleichgewicht der Lebensverhältnisse verschiedener Gesellschaftsschichten und die daraus folgenden Kommunikations­schwierigkeiten zwischen den einzelnen Individuen thematisiert. 

  • Place: Café Haag Am Haagtor 1, 72070 Tübingen
  • Date: Tuesday 25. June 2019, 19:30 o'clock
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  • Entry is free of charge!

Students from other faculties are also welcome!


Conversations with Scholars of Islam

05.-06 June 2019

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Stefan Leder on the subject "Teaching us Politics":
"A Vision of the State from within and its Rapport with Pre-modern Muslim Conceptual Thought"

Three different sessions are to be offered consisting of:

(1) a BA Students seminar

  • Place: Kleiner Übungsraum 002, Abt. für Orient- und Islamw., Wilhelmstr. 113
  • Date: 05. June 2019, 14:00 - 16:00 o'clock

(2) an Arabic Reading Seminar and (3) a Public Lecture:

  • Place: Multifunktionsraum, ZITh, HNO Gebäude, Silcherstraße 5
    • Großer Übungsraum 004, Abt. für Orient- und Islamw., Wilhelmstr. 113

  • Date: 06. June 2019, 12:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 18:00 o'clock
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Korean Film Evening

Kino Arsenal, Hintere Grabenstr. 20 Tübingen, 27.-29 May 2019, 18:00 o'clock

Korean Film Evening at Kino Arsenal. Three Movies about Gwangju-Aufstand.

  • Place: Kino Arsenal, Hintere Grabenstr. 20, Tübingen
  • Date: 27.-29 May 2019, each at 18:00 o'clock
  • More Info: PDF
  • Entry is free of charge!

Students from other faculties are also welcome!


Exhibition “Das Antlitz des Vierten Mai”

Weltethos-Institut, Opening day: 4. May 2019, 19:00 o'clock s.t.

Die 4.-Mai-Bewegung oder Neue-Kultur-Bewegung (1919–1923) war ein Schlüsselereignis in der neueren Geschichte Chinas, mit weitestreichenden Nachwirkungen bis in die Gegenwart. Der Workshop findet am 2. und 3. Mai im China Centrum Tübingen (CCT) statt (Hintere Grabenstr. 26, 74070 Tübingen). Publikumsbesuch ist ausdrücklich erwünscht; aufgrund begrenzter Raumkapazität wird aber um Mitteilung gebeten (bei Prof. Mittag: +49 1711913592; achim.mittag@uni-tuebingen.de).

Im Mittelpunkt der Veranstaltung steht eine begleitende Ausstellung, die unter dem Titel „Das Antlitz des Vierten Mai“ Werke der chinesischen Künstler Ni Shaofeng 倪少峰und Deng Huaidong 鄧懷東 zeigt. 

  • Place: Weltethos-Institut, Hintere Grabenstr. 26, 72070 Tübingen
  • Opening day: 4. May 2019, 19:00 o'clock s.t.
  • Date: 5.–31. May 2019, on a daily basis from 9–12 and 13–16 o'clock
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Everybody is welcome!


The Wage-led Growth Policy in Korea: Issues and Perspectives

AOI, Abt. Koreanistik, Wilhelmstr. 133, Room 30 (1. OG), Wednesday, 08. May 2019, 18:00 o'clock c. t.

While mainstream explanations point out technological changes as the main determinant of income inequality and admit that globalization has had negative effects on the wage share in advanced economies, the proponents of wage-led growth argue that the declining share of wage income and the increasing share of capital income has been the major cause of stagnation in the global economy after the global financial crisis in 2017...

Vortrag von: Prof. Hak Kil PYO (Seoul National University, South Korea)

 


Transfer of Scientific and Technical Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period

Sino-German Center for Research Promotion
Beijing, 30.March – 1.April, 2019

The history of scientific, technical and medical exchange between Europe and China during the early modern period (16th to 19th centuries) is an important topic of research undertaken on a global level, but so far, much attention has been paid to special fields like astronomy, mathematics and cartography while other fields of practice and knowledge remain understudied. The targets of this event will be to share between colleagues mainly from China and Germany experiences obtained from relevant research and delineate fields of promising investigations.

  • Place: Sino-German Center for Research Promotion, Shuangqing Road 83, Haidian District, Beijing, PR China
  • Date: 30.March – 1.April, 2019
  • For more info: https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/20632

7th “Young Scholars Workshop” at the CCKF-ERCCT Summer 2019

「歐洲當代臺灣研究中心-蔣經國基金會海外中心」舉辦的「青年精英學者 工作坊」于 2019 年夏天

Date: 30 June to 7 July, 2019

Applicants shall be Ph.D. students (3rd year and above) and postdocs. Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and an outline of their research project (5-6 pages) until 15 March, 2019 to:
Stefan Braig, M.A.
ERCCT Managing Director
Mail: stefan.braig ( at ) uni-tuebingen.de