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Nov 29, 2018

Graduation Ceremony of GPTS-7 and MATS (2018)

On December 6, 2018 the HCTS graduation ceremony for the students of the M.A. Transcultural Studies and for the members of GPTS-7 took place. It was a joint ceremony for all students who... read more

Nov 29, 2018

Postdoctoral fellowship for Takahiro Yamamoto

Dr. Takahiro Yamamoto, assistant professor of Cultural Economic History, was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship for Leading Early Career Researchers of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation. It will... read more

Nov 26, 2018

Conference: "Ambivalent Times" in Heidelberg

From December 1 to 3, the conference "Ambivalent Times: The Myceanaen Palatial Period between Splendor and Demise" took place in Heidelberg. The Karl Jaspers Centre hosted the third day of... read more

Nov 26, 2018

Roundtable "Taking Offense" moderated by Monica Juneja

On November 28, the roundtable discussion: "Taking Offense. Religion, Art, and Visual Culture in Plural Configurations" took place at the HCTS. The event was organized by the professorship of Global... read more

Nov 23, 2018

Carsten Wergin gives lecture at Australian National University

Dr. Carsten Wergin, member of the steering committee of the HCTS, gave a talk about "Australia and the World: A Transcultural Approach" at the Australian Studies Institute at the Australian... read more

Nov 23, 2018

Guest lecture by Tadashi Tanabe

On November 27, Dr. Tadashi Tanabe gave the guest lecture "Eastward Transmission of Gandhāran Śibi-Jātaka Imagery: From Gandhāra to Kizil and Dunhuang." The lecture was organized by the... read more

Nov 22, 2018

Johanna Beamish receives award for dissertation

Cluster associate member Dr. Johanna Beamish was awarded an "Albert Ballin Awards for Globalization Research" for her dissertation "Im Transit auf dem Ozean." The prize was... read more