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Cluster: Power and Legitimacy

The convergence of power and the legitimacy of rule or order of the state and society is an ubiquitous phenomenon. As such, it has occupied political actors as well as authors continuously throughout history....

Cluster: Culture, Art and the Public Sphere

Projects in this cluster share an interest in the political character of innovation in cultural production, of forms of articulation and of publicness. In particular, this cluster deals with processes of transformation of existing...

Research at the OIB

How is research at the OIB organised? The OIB conducts and supports research on (and in) the Arab region and the wider Middle East. Research addresses historical and contemporary matters, and shares the commitment...

Relaunch of the OIBlog

After the OIBlog Mish ma32ool (“unbelievable”) was first launched in late 2012, we are now relaunching it with a number of changes in structure, focus and content, which will be introduced in this and...

Beitrag: duz Breitengrad: Beirut

duz Deutsche Universitätszeitung: duz Magazin Ausgabe 08/2016 vom 22. Juli 2016 Breitengrad: Irgendwo ist auch der Staat Im Libanon macht sich ein neues Interesse an Kulturpolitik bemerkbar, sagt Nadia von Maltzahn, die am Orient-Institut...