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Horizons of Islamic Theology

The International Conference “Horizons of Islamic Theology” will take place from September 1 to 5 at the Goethe-University Frankfurt. During the conference, Jan Scholz and Max Stille from Project MC2.2 “Listening Communities” will present their research in a panel on “Script, Text, and Practice”.

Exhibition "Von Atlantis bis heute"

How people cope with disasters illustrates a comprehensive exhibition organised by Prof. Gerrit J. Schenk and Prof. Monica Juneja as a result of their research project D17 "Images of Disasters". The exhibition will take place at the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums of Mannheim from September 7, 2014, to March 1, 2015.

International Dharmakīrti Conference in Heidelberg

The Fifth International Dharmakīrti Conference is currently being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Heidelberg from August 26 to 30. It is organised by Prof. Birgit Kellner, chair of “Buddhist Studies”, Heidelberg University. The conference showcases current research on epistemology and logic (pramāṇa) in Buddhist traditions across South Asia, China and Tibet.

Second Volume on Buddhist Stone Sutras in China

Prof. Lothar Ledderose and Hua Sun have edited the second volume "Sichuan Province 1" of the book series "Buddhist Stone Sutras in China" (中國佛教石經). The series is based on the research of an international team led by Prof. Lothar Ledderose, senior professor of East Asian Art History at Heidelberg University.

New Issue of the E-Journal "Transcultural Studies"

The new issue of the e-journal Transcultural Studies is now available online. It features articles by Peter J. Schwartz, Shaoqian Zhang, Mariachiara Gasparini, Lars Schladitz, and Ana Carolina Hosne.

Opening of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies

The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), a new Institute for Advanced Studies at Heidelberg University, was inaugurated on April 28, 2014. The ceremony took place in the main auditorium Alte Aula of Heidelberg University. Philosopher Prof. Avishai Margalit (Princeton) gave the keynote speech. 

Exhibition in Mannheim

The exhibition "Von Atlantis bis heute - Mensch. Natur. Katastrophe", organised by Gerrit J. Schenk and Monica Juneja (project "Images of Disasters"), will be shown from September 7, 2014, to March 1, 2015 at Reiss-Engelhorn Museen Mannheim.

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