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Jul 16, 2018

Three international guest lectures at the HCTS this week

From July 17 to July 20, three lectures took place organised by the professorships at the HCTS. The invited speakers were Prof. Joseph Denis (University of Wisconsin-Maison), Prof. Ben Brose... read more

Jul 12, 2018

Natalia Bachour joins the HCTS

The HCTS recently welcomed Dr. Natalia Bachour as a new member. Since the beginning of June, she has been working on her project "The human body as remedy out of a historico-cultural and medical... read more

Jul 12, 2018

New article by Eliane Ettmüller

Dr. Eliane Ettmüller, postdoctoral researcher at the HCTS, recently published the article "A submissive rebellion – women in the Islamic State," with Reim (Revista de Estudios... read more

Jul 11, 2018

New book by Barbara Mittler and Thomas Maissen

Prof. Barbara Mittler, co-director at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, recently published "Why China did not have a Renaissance - and why that matters,"  a book... read more

Jul 10, 2018

Guest lecture by Christopher Gerteis

On July 12, at 4 pm, Dr. Christopher Gerteis from SOAS University of London gave a lecture on "Motorboats and Morals Education: Philanthropy, Education and the Cold War in Japan." Gerteis... read more

Jul 05, 2018

New volume co-authored by Susann Liebich

Dr. Susann Liebich recently co-authored the volume "The Transported Imagination: Australian Interwar Magazines and the Geographical Imaginaries of Colonial Modernity" with Dr. Victoria... read more

Jul 03, 2018

Academic Ceremony for Gita Dharampal-Frick

On July 6, the Department for History of South Asia and the South Asia Institute (SAI) held an academic ceremony in honour of Prof. Dr. Gita Dharampal-Frick’s retirement. Gita Dharampal-Frick was the... read more