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The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" offers an interdisciplinary research environment for outstanding scholars. Many of the scholars receive prestigious awards and they are offered scholarships, fellowships and permanent position from institutions all over the world. In this section, we report about some of these honours and achievements.

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Apr 07, 2015

Two Articles by Katja Rakow

Dr. Katja Rakow has recently published two articles. "Religious Branding and the Quest to Meet Consumer Needs: Joel Osteen's 'Message of Hope'" was published as part of "Religion... read more


Mar 12, 2015

Forum Transregional Studies elected Barbara Mittler as Member of Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Barbara Mittler was appointed member of the board of directors by the Forum Transregional Studies in Berlin, a research organisation that promotes the internationalisation of research in... read more


Mar 12, 2015

BMBF Funds Collaboration with Philipp Stockhammer

What did the early Celts use Greek pottery for? A collaboration of researchers from Baden-Württemberg will study Greek ceramic imports and their meaning for the early Celts in their project “BEFIM –... read more


Mar 07, 2015

Matthias Deininger Wins Prize for Best Poster

Matthias Deininger, member of Junior Research Group “Transcultural Dynamics of Pentecostalism", has been awarded the prize for the best poster presentation at the conference "Religion,... read more


Mar 05, 2015

Offer for Hans Martin Krämer by Stockholm University

Prof. Dr. Hans Martin Krämer declined the offer for the Chair for Japanese Language and Culture by Stockholm University (Sweden) in December 2014. He will stay in Heidelberg to accept the full... read more