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Mar 06, 2018

Michael Falser gives Lecture on Upcoming Monograph in Paris

PD Dr. Michael Falser, previously leader of project D18 “Picturesque Modernities” at the Cluster, is currently Professeur Invité at Sorbonne University Paris. There, he gave a lecture at the Centre... read more

Mar 05, 2018

New Call for Applications: Transcultural Forays

The Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) is calling once again for applications for its “Transcultural Forays” programme. Scholars at all stages of their career are encouraged to apply... read more

Mar 05, 2018

Simon Partner publishes New Book

Prof. Simon Partner, who spent a year of research at the HCTS as a Humboldt Fellow from 2015 to 2016, recently published his book The Merchant's Tale. Yokohama and the Transformation of Japan with... read more

Mar 02, 2018

Memorandum of Understanding between Heidelberg and Nepal

Prof. Christiane Brosius initiated a Memorandum of Understanding between Heidelberg University and Kathmandu University in Nepal to form a research-based partnership and foster international... read more

Mar 01, 2018

Dr. Steven Ivings organizes field trip to Hakadote

Former Cluster member Dr. Steven Ivings realized a field trip to Hakadote, which aimed at researching the trade, foreign consuls and merchants of the then "treaty port" in the second half... read more

Feb 27, 2018

Maria Ivanova-Bieg starts "Transcultural Forays"

PD Dr. Maria Ivanova-Bieg, Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Institute of Prehistory and Near Eastern Archaeology, started her project in the HCTS' programme "Transcultural... read more

Feb 26, 2018

Christiane Brosius convenes Workshop in Bielefeld

On February 6 and 7, Prof. Christiane Brosius, HCTS Professor for Visual and Media Anthropology, convened the workshop “Shaping Asia/s. Connectivities, Comparisons, Collaborrations” with Prof. Joanna... read more