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Aug 10, 2018

"OpenDACHS" introduced at the CATS and HCTS

The Digital Archive for Chinese Studies (DACHS) comprises a collection of website resources and was launched in 2001 by the Institute for Chinese Studies. Its main goals are to capture and archive... read more

Aug 08, 2018

Eliane Ettmüller gives lecture at Furtwangen University

On June 28, Dr. Eliane Ettmüller, postdoctoral researcher at the HCTS in the Transcultural Forays initiative, was invited by Furtwangen University to give a lecture about "Frauen im Kampf für... read more

Jul 31, 2018

Cluster held General Meeting

On Thursday afternoon, July 19, the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies held its second General Meeting of the 2018 summer semester. The meeting took place at the Karl Jaspers Centre for... read more

Jul 30, 2018

Hui-Ping Chuang joins the HCTS

Dr. Hui-Ping Chuang, a scholar of East Asian art history and Buddhist studies, was recently welcomed as an associate fellow at the HCTS for the period of two years. Since June, she has been working... read more

Jul 26, 2018

Axel Michaels re-elected secretary by the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Prof. Axel Michaels, former director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe" and former director of the Department of Classical Indology at the South Asia Institute was re-eleceted as the... read more

Jul 26, 2018

Christiane Brosius awarded grant by ARCADIA foundation

HCTS professor Christiane Brosius was awarded a grant of €775,000 by the British foundation ARCADIA to document endangered historical sites in Nepal. Over a test period of two years, four... read more

Jul 24, 2018

New volume co-edited by Monica Juneja

Prof. Monica Juneja, HCTS Professor for Global Art History, recently co-edited the volume "EurAsian Matters: China, Europe, and the Transcultural Object, 1600-1800" with Dr. Anna Grasskamp,... read more