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Feb 05, 2019

CfA: Master Programme in Transcultural Studies

The HCTS calls for applications for its Master Programme in Transcultural Studies for the winter semester 2019/2020. Across disciplines and national borders, students from around the globe can... read more

Feb 05, 2019

Prof. Nikolas Jaspert joins the Swiss National Science Foundation

Prof. Nikolas Jaspert, co-director of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultual Studies, was named a member of the National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation. He is one of three... read more

Feb 01, 2019

HCTS members featured in podcast "15past15"

Several current and former members of the Cluster "Asia and Europe" and the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies are featured in the new podcast series “15past15”. It is hosted by... read more

Feb 01, 2019

Takuma Melber publishes article in DAMALS

Dr. Takuma Melber, lecturer and MATS programme coordinator at the HCTS, recently had an article published in the journal DAMALS. The article “Japanischer Nationalmythos: Die Rache der 47 Ronin” deals... read more

Jan 29, 2019

CfP: Transcultural Studies Student Conference 2019

The Cluster’s Student Association calls for papers for its conference “Voices of Dissent: Transculturality and Activism.” The conference is designed for Master and PhD students who are performing... read more

Jan 28, 2019

Ruixuan Chen publishes two new articles

Dr. Ruixuan Chen, assistant professor of Buddhist Studies at the HCTS, recently published two articles. The first article "Mahāyāna Sūtras in Khotan: Quotations in Chapter 6 of the Book of... read more

Jan 23, 2019

New article on "Mapping Continents, Inhabited Quarters and The Four Seas"

Prof. Klaus Oschema and Dr. Christoph Mauntel, former associate members of the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, published an article in the Journal of Transcultural Medieval Studies. They co-edited the... read more