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Latest Newsletter Issue

The latest issue of the newsletter of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" and the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies" is available. The newsletter reports about various activities, achievements and publications as well as on past and upcoming events.

HCTS Fellows 2015/16 appointed

The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) is proud to welcome renowned scholars from Heidelberg and around the world. The future Fellows will research under the theme "'In the name of Truth and Justice' – The violence of universalisms" at the Karl Jaspers Centre, starting in autumn 2015.

Heidelberg Academy Award for Jennifer Altehenger

The Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities honours Dr. Jennifer Altehenger with the Academy Award 2015. The Associate Member of the Cluster receives the prize, which comes with a pursue of 6,000 Euros, for her research on "Love, Law and Legality: Marriage Law Campaigning in the Early People's Republic of China".

Book by Thomas Maissen on Swiss Heroic Tales

The latest publication by Prof. Dr. Thomas Maissen arouses great public interest. In this book, the former director of the Cluster discloses the history and meaning of heroic stories in Switzerland.

Call for Applications: Summer School 2015

The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” welcomes applications for the Summer School “Walking the line – Art of border zones in times of crisis.” It will take place from July 26 to 31, 2015 at Heidelberg University in Germany.

Call for Panels: Annual Conference 2015

The organisers of the Annual Conference invite scholars to submit panel proposals. The theme of this year's conference is "Scales of Knowledge: Zooming In and Zooming Out". The conference will take place from October 7-9 in Heidelberg and is being organised by Research Area C "Knowledge Systems".

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