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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

Jul 06, 2009

Huang Xuelei awarded with Academia Sinica fellowship

Huang Xuelei, Ph.D. student at the Institute of Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University and member of Research Project B12 “Rethinking Trends” of the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, has been awarded a... read more

Jun 12, 2009

Burton Cleetus receives the Rockefeller Archives Center Grant Award

Burton Cleetus won the 2009 Rockefeller Archives Center Grant Award for his project "Framing Public Health, Generating Sovereignty: Locating Health within the Context of Ayurveda and Biomedicine... read more

Barbara Mittler
Mar 23, 2009

Prof. Barbara Mittler wins Henry Allen Moe Prize

Prof. Barbara Mittler, speaker of the Cluster's research area "Public Spheres" and coordinator of various projects, has won the Henry Allen Moe Prize in the Humanities bestowed annually by... read more

Dr. Heike Moser
Dec 22, 2008

Dr. Heike Moser: Winner of the Ernst-Waldschmidt-Award

The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation awarded Dr. Heike Moser, Research Fellow in the newly granted Project B 14 "Religion on stage", the Ernst-Waldschmidt-Award 2008 for her scholarly... read more

Dr. Stefan Burkhardt
Dec 04, 2008

Dr. Stefan Burkhardt awarded by the Stauferstiftung Göppingen

Dr. Stefan Burkhardt received the "Wissenschaftliche Förderpreis" by the Stauferstiftung Göppingen for his dissertation "Mit Stab und Schwert. Bilder, Träger und Funktionen... read more