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Karl Jaspers Prize posthumously awarded to Rudolf G. Wagner

Prof. Rudolf Wagner, founding director of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context," will posthumously be awarded the Karl Jaspers Prize. The award ceremony will take place on November 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Alte Aula of Heidelberg University.

Winter semester 19/20: Lecture series "Ambivalent Enmity"

The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) is cooperating with the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg in the winter semester 2019/20 for the lecture series "Ambivalent Enmity," which takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm at the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies.

Cluster mourns Rudolf G. Wagner

The Cluster mourns Professor Rudolf G. Wagner, who passed away on October 25, 2019 at the age of 77. Rudolf G. Wagner taught and conducted research as the professor of Sinology at the Center for East Asian Studies at Heidelberg University, and was co-initiator behind the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context."

New collection in honor of Prof. Rudolf Wagner

Prof. Barbara Mittler is co-editor of “China and the World – the World and China: A Transcultural Perspective,” a recently published collection of four volumes of essays in honor of Prof. Rudolf G. Wagner, former director of the Cluster “Asia and Europe.” Several HCTS members figure among the contributors.

New monograph by Cathrine Bublatzky

Dr. Cathrine Bublatzky published her ethnographic study “Along the Indian Highway,” which is based on a travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art. Entrenched in the field of global and transcultural studies, the book is part of Routledge series “Visual and Media Histories” edited by HCTS Prof. Monica Juneja.

Closing Conference: "New Directions in Transcultural Studies"

The closing conference of the Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" will take place on October 31, 2019. This final conference, titled "New Directions in Transcultural Studies," will mark the completion of the Cluster and its transition into the Heidelberg Centre of Transcultural Studies.

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Media Reports

Prof. Barbara Mittler and Prof. Axel Michaels wrote an article about CATS for the IIAS newsletter.

SWR4 interviewed Prof. Christiane Brosius about her Nepal Heritage Documentation Project (NHDP).

Deutschlandfunk interviewed Prof. Barbara Mittler for "Tag für Tag."

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published an article by Prof. Christiane Brosius.

SWR2 featured Prof. Joseph Maran in radio report.

WDR interviewed Takuma Melber on Pearl Harbor.

Deutschlandfunk broadcasted an interview with Prof. Monica Juneja.

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Nächste Termine

17. Jan 2020

MATS Career Day