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Sep 29, 2017

Barbara Mittler holds lectures at Chao Center for Asian Studies

Prof. Barbara Mittler, Director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe", gave two lectures at the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University in Houston, Texas. As part of the... read more

Sep 28, 2017

Sumathi Ramaswamy organizes conference at Duke

From September 29-30, the interdisciplinary arts and media conference “China Rising? India Shining? – The Art of Comparison” took place at Duke University, USA. It was organized by Sumathi Ramaswamy... read more

Sep 28, 2017

Harald Fuess gives Lecture at Yale University

On September 28, Prof. Harald Fuess, Chair of Cultural Economic History at the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies, gave a lecture at Yale University with the title "Industrial Ruins as... read more

Sep 26, 2017

Alex Michaels gives Lecture at Princeton

On September 27, Cluster Director Prof. Axel Michaels gave a lecture at Princeton University with the titel "Ritual and Ritual Handbooks", which was organized by the Department of Religion... read more

Sep 25, 2017

Christiane Brosius and Nikolas Jaspert coordinate “Transcultural Studies”

Profs. Christiane Brosius and Nicolas Jaspert were appointed as the new coordinators of the project "Transcultural Studies", which is part of the Excellence Initiative. They will supervise... read more

Sep 22, 2017

Balzan Prize for Jan and Aleida Assmann

Profs. Jan and Aleida Assmann were awarded the Balzan Prize for their groundbreaking research on "collective memory". The International Balzan Prize Foundation awards four annual monetary... read more

Sep 20, 2017

Axel Michaels at panel discussion on Heinrich Zimmer

On Thursday, September 21, Cluster Director Prof. Axel Michaels participated in a panel that discussed the academic and personal life of German indologist Heinrich Zimmer. The panel was part of a... read more