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Our next guest lecturer is Mirjam Lücking, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She will talk about "Good Gifts from the Middle East in Indonesia – Expressing Religious Identities, Class Affiliation and Gender Ideals through Consumption and Charity" The lecture will be hel...

Next Monday, we welcome Tom Boellstorff, Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Their topic is "Four Questions of the Metaverse" The lecture will be held online via zoom on Monday 16th, 6-8 pm (c.t.). For more details, see the poster below. Please contact Prof. Dr. ...

We are very honored to welcome Magnus Fiskesjö from Cornell University for the very special guest lecture he kindly agreed to give to us. For this lecture, he will talk about “China's Forced Confessions: The Performance of Obedience.” The lecture will take place in person on Monday 16th, 2-4 pm. ...

Our third Guest Lecture features Tomáš Petrů for his talk, "China-Malaysia Ties and Belt-and-Road Projects: A ‘Special Friendship' Going Toxic?" The lecture will be held online via zoom on Monday 9th, 6-8 pm (c.t.). For more details, see the poster below. Please contact Prof. Dr. Thimm (viola....

We are excited to announce the joint event of our Guest Lecture Series and the Oberseminar of the Institute of Sociology. We welcome Sharon Quinsaat and she will take about "Transnational Memory Movement and Filipino Diaspora Formation", and after the lecture, we organize a get-together dinner fo...

Dr. Alexander Horstmann kindly continues to hold the Film Club for the Summer Semester 2022 at SDAC. In each session, we will watch one documentary movie together and before and after the run we have briefing and debriefing to deepen our understanding. There will be three documentary movies. Every...

For our second SDAC Guest Lecture Series, we welcome Maznah Mohamad. Her topic is “Historicizing Gender and Sexuality in the Malay-Indonesian World.” The lecture will take place on Friday, May 6th, 10-12 am (c.t.) via Zoom. For more details, see the poster below. Please contact Prof. Dr. Thimm...

We are excited to announce that our first SDAC Guest Lecture for the summer semester 2022 will take place this coming Monday. In this lecture, Prof. Dr. Arndt Brendecke will talk about “Triangles of Vigilance vs. Information based Decision Making. The Case of Spanish Colonial Rule.” The lecture w...

This past week, the fifth cohort of SDAC students had their Spring School. The Spring School is designed as a first step for students to start thinking about their Master’s Thesis project and focusing on “how to craft a research project.” Students took classes such as the "Research Project Crafting...

Each semester, we invite scholars and researchers from various disciplines to present their researches and discuss cutting-edge issues with our students. Our Guest Lecture Series for the Summer Semester 2022 is out! Download the Guest Lecture Series Schedule here.