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International Conference on Melancholy

The international conference "Gloom Goes Global: Towards a Transcultural History of Melancholy since 1850" will take place from October 2 to 4 at the Karl Jaspers Centre. It is organised by the research group "Melancholy" coordinated by Dr. Frank Grüner and Dr. Maike Rotzoll. The scholars will discuss concepts of melancholy and their mutual penetration and transformation against the backdrop of cultural flows.

Registration for Annual Conference

The Cluster’s Annual Conference "Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Performance, Display" is open for registration. The conference takes place from October 8 to 10, 2014, in Heidelberg and is organised by Research Area B "Public Spheres" and its speakers Prof. Christiane Brosius, Prof. Melanie Trede and Prof. Hans Harder.

Project Start: Global History and the Meiji Restoration

HCTS-Professor Harald Fuess at Heidelberg University is embarking with about 50 colleagues on a tri-continental multi-year research project with several conferences planned in Germany (Heidelberg), the United States (Wake Forest, Yale) and Japan (Kyoto, Tokyo).

Call: International Research Award in Global History

The Universities of Heidelberg, Basel and Sydney have announced the International Research Award in Global History, to be awarded for the first time in 2015. The award is endowed with up to € 10.000 for the purpose of organizing an international symposium and is aimed to support innovative young researchers in the broad field of Global History.

New Paper on Angkor Wat by Michael Falser

Angkor Wat and the Royal Khmer Ballet is the topic of a new paper by PD Dr. Michael Falser. It has been published in a special issue of the International Journal of Heritage Studies.

Ausstellung "Von Atlantis bis heute"

Wie Menschen mit Katastrophen umgehen, veranschaulicht eine umfangreiche Ausstellung organisiert von Prof. Gerrit J. Schenk und Prof. Monica Juneja als ein Ergebnis ihres Forschungsprojektes D17 "Images of Disasters". Die Ausstellung "Von Atlantis bis heute - Mensch. Natur. Katastrophe" wird von 7. September 2014 bis 1. März 2015 in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen in Mannheim gezeigt.


Zahlreiche Medien berichten über die Ausstellung "Von Atlantis bis heute":

Die ZEIT, Artikel zur Ausstellung
SWR, Interview mit Prof. Schenk
Deutschlandfunk, Bericht mit Prof. Juneja und Prof. Schenk
DAMALS, Titelthema "Katastrophen"
P.M. History, Titelthema "Katastrophen"
G/Geschichte, Titelthema "Katastrophen"
National Geographic, Ankündigung Ausstellung

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