SDAC Lecture Series

Jul 08
8. Juli 2022 10:00 Uhr bis 12:00 Uhr

Each semester, the MA Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures invites scholars and researchers from various disciplines to present their research and discuss cutting-edge issues with students.


6. Mai 2022 (Freitag, 10-12 h): A/P Dr Maznah Mohamad (NUS)
Historicizing the Constructs of Gender in the Malay-Indonesian World

9. Mai 2022: Dr. Tomas Petru (Czech Academy of Sciences)
China-Malaysia Ties and Belt-and-Road Projects: A ‘Special Friendship’ Going Toxic?

EXTRA: 10.5.2022, 16-18 h: Sharon Quinsaat (Grinnell College, USA). Kochstr. 4, Hörsaal C
Transnational Memory Movement and Filipino Diaspora Formation.
Role Models Lecture, jointly hosted by FAU Sociology, Office of Equality and Diversity and SDAC

16. Mai 2022: Prof. Tom Boellstorff (University of California, Irvine)
Toward an Anthropology of the Metaverse

23. Mai 2022: Dr. Mirjam Lücking (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Pious entrepreneurship and consumption between Indonesia and Israel/Palestine

30. Mai 2022: Prof. Dr. Claudia Derichs (HU Berlin)
Connecting Religion, Gender, and Profession: Muslim Women in Southeast Asia
jointly hosted with the Institute of Political Science

13. Juni 2022: A/P Dr. Eugénie Mérieau (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the Sorbonne Institute of Philosophical and Legal Research)
The Constitutional Culture of Bricolage in Thailand : Law, Religion and Monarchy

20. Juni 2022: Terje Toomistu (University of Tartu)
Indigeneity, Nation, and the Strategic Enactments of Belonging: Becoming Waria in West Papua, Indonesia

27. Juni 2022: Waseem Naser (MPI for Social Anthropology & FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg):
Emotions as ‘Technique’: Personhood and decision-making among Indian Muslim family businesses in Malaysia

8. Juli 2022 (Freitag, 10-12 h): Paul Jobin (Academia Sinica)
Taiwan as Hot Spot in the Geopolitics of the Anthropocene

11. Juli 2022: Prof. Dr. Claudia Liebelt (FU Berlin)
Gender Politics and the Role of Beauty in the „New Turkey“: An Ethnographic Approach

18. Juli 2022: Tanja Pritzlaff-Scheele (Universität Bremen)
“I think we can all agree on that“. Informal decision procedures in committee meetings

Registration is required. To register, please contact Prof. Dr. Viola Thimm (