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Conference on EurAsian Objects

Art and material culture in global exchange between 1600 and 1800 is the topic of a conference organised by Anna Grasskamp with the Chair of Global Art History and support of the research network NET1 "Arts and the Transcultural" and the two interdisciplinary research groups MC16 "Modern Worlds" and MC4 "Frames". The event takes place at the Karl Jaspers Centre from November 21 to 23, 2014.

Symposium: The Family in the History of Central Asia

The family in the history of Central Asia is the topic of symposium organised by the Junior Research Group "Demographic Turn" coordinated by Dr. Sophie Roche. The event takes place at the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg from November 26 to 28, 2014.

Jour Fixe: Screening of Nazi and Anti-Nazi Films in India

"And Now For Something Completely Transcultural. The Screening of Nazi and Anti-Nazi Films in India During the Early Years of the Third Reich" was the title of a talk by Dr. Benjamin Zachariah. The lecture was organised by the Cluster's four research areas as part of the Jour Fixe series. The event took place at the Karl Jaspers Centre on November 20, 2014.

HCTS welcomes Applications for Fellowships

The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) now welcomes applications for fellowships starting on October 1, 2015.

Immense Interest in the M.A. Transcultural Studies

About 90 students from all over the world have been accepted this year to the M.A. Transcultural Studies. The MATS programme coordinated by Prof. Harald Fuess is the most popular study programme of Heidelberg University among international students. This academic year it will offer about 60 courses in areas such as history, religion and visual culture.

Film "The Gulabi Gang" at Karlstorkino with Nishtha Jain

The movie "The Gulabi Gang" (2014) was shown at the Karlstorkino on November 15, 2014. Filmmaker Nishtha Jain was present during the screening and available for questions afterwards. The event was organised by the HERA project "SINGLE", initiated by Prof. Christiane Brosius, together with the South Asia Institute of Heidelberg University.

Short News

Media Reports

Darmstädter Echo: Article on the exhibition "Von Atlantis bis heute" by project "Images of Disasters"

Schwäbische Zeitung: Interview with Prof. Harald Fuess on the resignation of two ministers in Japan

Südwestrundfunk: Interview with Prof. Christiane Brosius on the occasion of the Annual Conference

Uniprotokolle, Informationsdienst WissenschaftStadtredaktion: Announcement of the Annual Conference