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100 Jahre Seminar für Nahoststudien in Basel

Reinkowski, Maurus and Würsch, Renate. (2019) 100 Jahre Seminar für Nahoststudien in Basel. Asiatische Studien, 73 (1). pp. 39-55.

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Abstract

In 2019, the Basel Institute for Middle Eastern Studies will celebrate its centennial, but the preoccupation of some Basel (and Swiss) scholars with topics of Islamic and Oriental studies dates back to the 16th century. This paper first looks at specialists with a Basel background before the institute was founded in 1919 (Hieronymus Harder, Johann Ludwig Frey, Albert Socin, Adam Mez, Wilhelm Sarasin-His). It then presents an outline of the last hundred years of institutional Middle Eastern studies in Basel, and finishes with some reflections on the recent developments of a discipline which has undergone major changes since the 1980s in the wake of the debate on "Orientalism".
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften > Seminar für Nahost-Studien > Islamwissenschaft (Reinkowski)
UniBasel Contributors:Reinkowski, Maurus
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Schweizerische Asiengesellschaft
ISSN:0004-4717
e-ISSN:2235-5871
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2020 13:44

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