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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

Mar 11, 2010

Philipp Stockhammer receives prestigious Walter-Witzenmann-Award 2010

The Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities has awarded Dr. Philipp Stockhammer, member of the Cluster’s research project D2 “Materiality and Practice”, its annual Walter-Witzenmann-Preis. read more


The finished tower in Bhaktapur
Feb 02, 2010

Awards for transcultural architecture project

On February 5, 2010, the transcultural project "Ziegel - der Turm zu Bhaktapur in Nepal" ("Bricks - the Tower of Bhaktapur in Nepal") will receive a special award granted by the... read more


Dec 02, 2009

Ines Prodöhl awarded with Ruprecht-Karls-Preis

Dr. Ines Prodöhl, co-coordinator of Research Project A10 "Lives Beyond Borders" has been awarded this year's Ruprecht-Karls-Preis for her dissertation on "Die Politik des Wissens.... read more


Somnath Batabyal
Nov 30, 2009

Somnath Batabyal appointed Fellow at the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, A Central University in Delhi

Somnath Batabyal, Ph.D. (London), postdoctoral researcher in Research Project D10 "Environmental Activism", has recently been appointed a Fellow at the Centre for Culture, Media and... read more


Annette Hoffmann
Oct 14, 2009

Annette Hoffmann awarded with August-Grisebach-Preis

Annette Hoffmann, member of the Cluster's Research Project D3 "Images of Alterity" has recently been awarded the August-Grisebach-Preis by the Institute for European Art History (IEK) at... read more