The Berlin Prize

Presentation of the Spring 2018 Fellows

The Spring 2018 Class of Fellows introduce themselves and their projects at the American Academy in Berlin....

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30 Jan 18

Inga Maren Otto Composer Talk

What Gets Amplified

Composer and sound artist Raven Chacon discusses his recent work and practice....

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01 Feb 18

Nina Maria Gorrissen Lecture

Lampedusa: Island of Muslim-Christian Trust, 1200–1700

Amy Remensnyder offers a historical perspective on the contemporary refugee crisis by tracing the genealogy of the outsized role played by Lampedusa and other small Mediterranean islands....

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13 Feb 18

Siemens Lecture

A Brief History of Anti-Sectarianism in the Arab World

Historian Ussama Makdisi discusses the now-obscured Arab tradition of anti-sectarianism, which promotes a cohesive and emancipated political community that transcends religious difference....

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