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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.

International Workshop on Transmarine Relations

New perspectives on the transmarine relations between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean are the focus of a workshop of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies. The event will be held at Heidelberg University on November 27 and 28.

Conference on EurAsian Objects

Art and material culture in global exchange between 1600 and 1800 was 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 took place at the Karl Jaspers Centre from November 21 to 23, 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.

Trailer promoting the Exhibition "Atlantis"

The film promotes the exhibition "Von Atlantis bis heute – Mensch. Natur. Katastrophe" taking place in the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums Mannheim.

Short News

Media Reports

Stuttgarter Zeitung / Heureka Weblog: Dr. Alexander Mäder reports about natural disasters and the Atlantis exhibition

Bayerischer Rundfunk: TV broadcast of podium discussion with Dr. Kerstin von Lingen at "Nacht der Zeitzeugen"

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