Print this Page. Send this Page.

Staged Public

The HCTS welcomes new MATS students

A new generation of Master students has arrived at the Heidelberg centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) to pursue the Master’s in Transcultural Studies (MATS). Orientation days took place on October 9-10 at the Karl Jaspers Centre, introducing students to the structure, regulations and study foci of the programme.

Winter semester 19/20: Lecture series "Ambivalent Enmity"

The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) is cooperating with the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg in the winter semester 2019/20 for the lecture series "Ambivalent Enmity," which takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm at the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies.

Michael Radich co-editor of encyclopedia on Buddhism

Michael Radich, the HCTS professor of Buddhist Studies, co-edited the second volume of the Brill's Encyclopedia of Buddhism together with Prof. Johnatan Silk, Prof. Richard Bowring, and Prof. Vincent Eltschinger. The book, which is supplemented with extensive online resources, focuses on the biographies of the outstanding personalities who contributed to the emergence, spread, and articulation of the doctrine of Buddhism in the pre-modern period. 

Daniel König edits volume on "Latin and Arabic"

Daniel König, former start-up professor for Humanities at the HCTS, recently edited the volume “Latin and Arabic. Entangled Histories.” The book is the result of a project of research that aimed at understanding the entangled history of two major linguistic systems from a sociolinguistic as well as from a macro-historical perspective, and was published with HeiUp.

New scholarships in HCTS Graduate Programme

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) welcomes applications for up to four doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2010/21. The scholarships amount to 1200,- EUR per month for a period of three years.

Birgit Kellner publishes edited volume on Buddhism and Transculturality

Birgit Kellner, former professor of Buddhist Studies at the HCTS, has published an edited volume on Buddhism and Transcultural Studies, which is titled “Buddhism and the Dynamics of Transculturality. New Approaches.” The volume includes an introduction by Prof. Kellner and contributions by present as well as former members of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context.”

Obituary: Rudolf G. Wagner

Prof. Rudolf G. Wagner, founding director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context," passed away on October 25, 2019.

Obituary by Prof. Barbara Mittler

HCTS Subscription Service

To receive the latest news about the HCTS and its activities, you can subscribe to the HCTS mailinglist here.

Latest Newsletter Issue

The latest issue of our newsletter is available now.

Newsletter (PDF)

Short News

Search