Fellowship Continuance 2021: The Ghetto Houses of Budapest, 1944
In historical scholarship on the Holocaust in Hungary, there is an almost complete silence or lack of memory regarding the lived history of the “Jewish” or ghetto houses in Budapest that existed between June 24 and December 1, 1944.
The Science of the Russian Avant-Garde: Kazimir Malevich
What are the roots of abstraction in the arts? Scholars refer to philosophy, theology, theosophy, and science. In this project, Tatiana Levina will analyze Kazimir Malevich’s reception of scientific research of his time.
Occidentalism and the Imagination of Self and Other in Turkish Literature
The concept of Occidentalism is connected to the notion of modernity and its effects on those contexts often labelled as “non-Western”. Turkey is in this regard a unique space, where Ottoman and European, post-imperial and post-colonial, narratives meet.
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