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RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
Titel“Migration, Religion, and Germany”, Konferenz, 8.-9. April, 2011
BeschreibungInternational Conference: Humboldt Kolleg at The Ohio State University
“Migration, Religion, and Germany”
Friday and Saturday, April 8th and April 9th, 2011


Conference organizers:
Barbara Becker-Cantarino (Germanic Languages and Literatures),
Georges Tamer (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures)

Friday, April 8, 2011
Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Avenue

Session I: Migration, Religion, and Colonization

9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dieter Wanner, Associate Provost for International Affairs
Barbara Becker-Cantarino

9:15 Wolfgang Breul, University of Mainz
Mission and Migration: Theological Principles and Motives

10:00 Pia Schmid, University of Halle
John Heckewelder. Moravian Mission and Migration in 18th-Century Pennsylvania and Ohio

10:45 Coffee Break

11:15 Aaron Fogleman, Northern Illinois University
Migration, Gender, and Religious Conflict in 18th-Century British North America

12:15 Box Lunch and Keynote Lecture (lecture starts at 12:30)
Introduction: Anna Grotans
Rebekka Habermas, University of Göttingen
Debating Islam around 1900 and 2010: Colonies in Africa, Muslims in Imperial Berlin, German Orientalists and Missionaries

Session II Transnational, Transcultural Migrations
Moderator: Gregory Wolf (North Central College, Chicago)

2:30 Ulrike Gleixner, HAB Wolfenbüttel and TU Berlin
Creating Space in Europe and India: The Halle Mission Network in the 18th

3:15 Coffee break

3:45 Ulrike Strasser, University of California, Irvine
Mission, Migration and German Manhood: Central-European Jesuits in the Spanish Indies

4:30 Hans Boas, University of Texas
Language, Religion, Migration: German Immigrants in Texas 1850 – 1950

5:30 Informal Evening Visit to German Village Columbus
(for interested participants)

7:00 Conference Buffet Dinner: Faculty Club (by invitation)

Saturday April 9, 2011
Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Avenue

Session III: Islamic Migrations and Contemporary Germany
9:00 Greeting: Richard Herrmann, Director of the Mershon Center
Moderator: Georges Tamer

9:15 Claudia Breger, Indiana University
Christian Universalism? Racism and Collective Identity in 21st-century Immigration Discourse

10:00 David Gramling, University of Arizona
You Pray Like We Have Fun: A Phenomenology of Secular Islam

10:45 Coffee Break

11:15 Kamaal Haque, Dickinson College
Beyond Turks and Arabs: Other Muslim Migrants in Germany

12:15 Box Lunch with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
(presentation starts at 12:30)
Kathleen Fisher (American Friends of the Alexander of Humboldt Foundation): Humboldt Fellowships and Programs

Session IV: Cultural Representations of Religious Migration in Contemporary Germany
Moderator: Kai Hammermeister

2:00 Rolf J. Goebel, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Of Churches, Mosques, and Synagogues: Religion, Migration and Phantasmagoria in post-Reunification Berlin

2:45 Thomas Schmitt, Max Planck Institut, Göttingen
Mosque Conflicts in Germany

3:30 Coffee Break

4:00 Randall Halle, University of Pittsburgh
Migration Cinema and Religious Conflict

4:45 Karl Solibakke, Syracuse University
A Response to Sarrazin, Deutschland schafft sich ab (2010)

6:30 Buffet Dinner / Reception at the home of Barbara Becker-Cantarino
(Please contact the conference organizers for the address.)

Conference Sponsors:
The Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/Foundation
The College of Art and Humanities, Ohio State University
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
The Mershon Center for International Security Studies

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VeranstaltungsortThe Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.
PersonName: Prof. Barbara Becker-Cantarino 
Funktion: Organisatorin 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: The Ohio State University 
Strasse/Postfach: 1775 College Road 
Postleitzahl: 43210 
Stadt: Columbus, OH 
Telefon: 001-614-292-6985  
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