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Apr 29, 2019

Lecture by Axel Michaels at Harvard

On May 2, Prof. Axel Michaels, former director of the Cluster and founding director of the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS), gave a lecture on "The Meaning of the... read more


Apr 29, 2019

Takuma Melber publishes article

Dr. Takuma Melber, lecturer and MATS programme coordinator at the HCTS, had a contribution published for the Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik regarding the resignation of Japanese... read more


Apr 24, 2019

Nepal Heritage Documentation Project launches DANAM

The Nepal Heritage Documentation Project (NHDP) at the HCTS recently launched DANAM, the Digital Archive of Nepalese Arts and Monuments, with the aim of documenting the endangered cultural heritage... read more


Apr 24, 2019

Shigeru Akita will be visiting professor at the HCTS

During the winter semester 2019-2020, Prof. Shigeru Akita from Osaka University will teach a class on Global History in the M.A. Transcultural Studies at the HCTS. For his three-month-long teaching... read more


Apr 18, 2019

Charlotte Schaefer wins fellowship by Kyoto University

Ms Charlotte Schaefer has been offered a one-year Japan Foundation dissertation fellowship to conduct further fieldwork at Kyoto University. She has already begun fieldwork in Tokyo supported by a... read more


Apr 18, 2019

New book by Lorenzo Andolfatto

Dr. Lorenzo Andolfatto, postdoctoral researcher at the HCTS, recently published his book “Hundred Days’ Literature: Chinese Utopian Fiction at the End of Empire, 1902–1910” with Brill. The volume,... read more


Apr 15, 2019

Rafal Stepien takes up position as assistant professor in Singapore

From August 2019 onwards, Dr. Rafal Stepien, Humbolt Research Fellow for Postdoctoral Researchers at the HCTS, will be taking up a tenure-track position as assistant professor in Comparative... read more


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