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Mar 14, 2018

Programme for Transcultural Student Conference online

The programme for the first Transcultural Student Conference “The Theory and Practice of Transculturation”, taking place on April 27, is now online. The call for papers for the conference received... read more

Mar 14, 2018

Harald Fuess holds presentation at Kyoto University

Prof. Harald Fuess, Professor for Cultural Economic History, presented a paper on the international weapons trade and European industrialization in the monthly seminar of the Faculty of Economics at... read more

Mar 12, 2018

Jonathan Samuels at Oxford

Dr. Jonathan Samuels, who was a research associate within the remit of the Professorship for Buddhist Studies, has been appointed as a Junior Research Fellow for Tibetan and Himalayan Studies at... read more

Mar 12, 2018

Publication of Dissertation by Kuniyuki Terada

Dr. Kuniyuki Terada, Associate Member at the Cluster "Asia and Europe", recently published his dissertation Actors of International Cooperation in Prewar Japan. The Discourse on... read more

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