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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.

Latest Distinctions

Feb 19, 2015

Heidelberg Centre South Asia is headed by Radu Carciumaru

Radu Carciumaru is heading the Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA) from February 2015 onwards. He is the new Resident Representative of the HCSA, which among others functions as a branch office of... read more


Feb 19, 2015

Orion Klautau becomes Associate Professor in Tohoku

Dr. Orion Klautau, member of project MC7 ("Political Legitimation"), was hired as Associate Professor at Tohoku University, Japan. Before taking up his new position in April 2015, he will... read more


Feb 19, 2015

New position for Björn-Ole Kamm at Kyoto University

Björn-Ole Kamm, lecturer of the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies, becomes project specific assistant professor at the Graduate School of Letters of Kyoto University. He will take up his... read more


Feb 13, 2015

Talk by Milinda Banerjee in Berlin

Milinda Banerjee, associated member of Dr. Kerstin von Lingen's Junior Research Group A16 "Transcultural Justice", will give a talk on February 16 at the workshop... read more


Jan 30, 2015

Christoph Mauntel receives Gerald D. Feldman Grant

Dr. Christoph Mauntel, member of project A27 "World Orders" was awarded the Gerald D. Feldman-Travel Grant by the Max Weber Foundation.  He will spend three months in Paris, London and... read more