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Selection of further Press Clippings

This is a small selection of further press clippings. Click on the name of the medium for further information or the reporting.

TRAFO Blog publishes comment by Lorenzo Andolfatto

The Forum Transregionale Studien (TRAFO) published a comment by HCTS member Dr. Lorenzo Andolfatto, in which he reflects on the 2017 Annual Conference “Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context”. In "Talking Periodization, or: Too Short a Blanket" Andolfatto looks at the term periodization and questions chronological boundaries as epistemological references. He gives insights to this field of research, which still seems to be a precarious subject within academia.

TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research, 7 March 2018

Fairbank Center interviews Rudolf Wagner

The Fairbank Center, a post-graduate research center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University, posted an interview with former Cluster Director Rudolf Wagner in its “Harvard on China” podcast series. In conversation with James Evans, Wagner talks about “Metaphor, Myth, and ‘Dividing up the Chinese Melon’”. He is Center Associate at the Fairbank Center and elaborates on his thoughts and research regarding the well-known image of foreigners "dividing China up like a melon."

Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, 6 March 2018

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung publishes article on Kinderuni

The German daily newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung (RNZ) published an article on this year’s Kinderuni at Heidelberg University, that also included an introduction to the workshop of Prof. Barbara Mittler. The Director of the Cluster and the HCTS presented Chinese language, music, culture and typical food to the participating children and invited them to find out more about the everyday life of Chinese pupils.

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, 23 February 2018

TRAFO Blog publishes report of Milinda Banerjee

The Forum Transregionale Studien (TRAFO) published a report by Cluster Associate Milinda Banerjee about his impressions of the 2017 Annual Conference “Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context” in Berlin. In his article, Banerjee summarizes the main arguments of the speakers and gives some concluding analytical thoughts.

TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research, 22 February 2018

Interview with Monica Juneja in SAI-Newsletter

The South Asia Institute (SAI) published an interview with Prof. Monica Juneja, HCTS Professor for “Global Art History”, in the last issue of its newsletter. In the interview, Juneja talks about her book “Miniatur-Geschichten – die Sammlung indischer Malerei im Dresdner Kupferstich-Kabinett”, which she wrote jointly with Petra Kuhlmann-Hodick. The book was published by the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden with Sandstein Verlag.

SAI-Newsletter, 11 November 2017

The Hokkaido Shinbun reports about Students’ Field Trip to Hakodate

The Japanese daily newspaper Hokkaido Shinbun reported about a field trip of Dr. Steven Ivings, who is former Assistant Professor for Cultural Economic History at the HCTS, and currently working at Kyoto University. Alongside Dr. Ivings, two students from the M.A. Transcultural Studies, Rashaad Eschack and Datong Qiu, traveled to Hakadote to research the trade, foreign consuls and merchants of the then "treaty port" during the second half of the 19th century.

Hokkaido Shinbun, 23 January 2017

Interview with Swetlana Torno

The Central Asian Analytical Network (CAAN), a newly created platform to foster Central Asian citizens’ access to information, published an interview with Swetlana Torno on the role of Tajik women. Torno, who is Doctoral Candidate at the Cluster, defines the social category of Tajik women mainly by referring to their role within family. Both aspirations for studies, decisions on marriage and labor migration, she concludes, are to be analyzed in a broader socio-economic context to fully understand Tajik women’s individual and interpersonal challenges.

Central Asian Analytical Network, 20 December 2017

Tagesspiegel interviews Anette Hornbacher

Prof. Anette Hornbacher, Associate Member of the Cluster and Professor at the Institute for Anthropology, gave an interview to the Tagesspiegel. In the article “Eruptionen des Mount Agung rufen alte Riten wach“, Hornbacher explaines that the volcano is central to the Balinese culture and rites. Balinese people thusly consider the eruptions as result of desecration caused by tourists. Anette Hornbacher was doing field research in Bali when eruptions took place.

Tagesspiegel, 27 November 2017

SWR2 features Joseph Maran

The German radio station SWR2 broadcast a feature about Prof. Joseph Maran’s archaeological research in Greece. The program titled "Rätsel um die Bronzezeit: Warum Troja und andere Städte brannten" focuses on the Mycenaean archaeological site of Tiryns. Prof. Maran is former Director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe" and Professor of Pre- and Protohistory at Heidelberg University.

SWR2, 25 October 2017

Radio Bremen interviews Takuma Melber

Cluster member Takuma Melber gave an interview to German radio station Radio Bremen Zwei. He addressed North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japanese territory. The interview was broadcast within the program "Der Morgen". Takuma Melber is Lecturer and Coordinator of the Master Programme of Transcultural Studies at the Cluster of Excellence.

Radio Bremen, 30 August 2017

Rhein Main Presse interviews Takuma Melber

German daily newspaper Rhein Main Presse published an interview with Cluster member Takuma Melber. In the interview, he talks about Japanese and German food cultures and tourism trends in Europe and Asia. Takuma Melber is Lecturer and Coordinator of the Master Programme of Transcultural Studies at the Cluster of Excellence.

Rhein Main Presse, 18 August 2017

Die Rheinpfalz reports about M.A. Transcultural Studies

German daily newspaper Die Rheinpfalz published an article about the “Joint Degree Master of Arts in Transcultural Studies Program”, which was recently established at Heidelberg University. The program is offered by the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) in cooperation with the Graduate School of Letters in Kyoto.

Die Rheinpfalz, 12 August 2017