Hinweis: Im Zusammenhang mit der Corona-Pandemie kommt es bei vielen Veranstaltungen zu Einschränkungen, Verschiebungen und Absagen. Bitte konsultieren Sie die Website der jeweiligen Veranstalter für aktuelle Informationen.

05 May 2021



Kolloquium / Seminar

Elísio Macamo: What do (research) objects stand in for? Sociological implications of comparison

Research colloquium “Reversing the Gaze”

The colloquium “Reversing the Gaze” is an interdisciplinary forum to reflect on methodological, conceptual and theoretical issues related to knowledge production in Area Studies and comparative social sciences. The focus of this semester is on methodological and conceptual issues concerning comparison. In particular, the colloquium will discuss recent critical reflections on, and engage with new perspectives for, social scientific comparison.

This colloquium is co-organized by the Universities of Basel, Zurich, and Edinburgh as well as the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva) in the framework of the research project “Reversing the Gaze: Towards Post-Comparative Area Studies”. 

The colloquium takes place online via Zoom. If you are interested in participating, please register via email to:

Veranstaltung übernehmen als iCal