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Apr 07, 2017

New Initiative “Manly Matters” on “Tasveer Ghar”

Prof. Christiane Brosius, Prof. Sumathi Ramaswamy and Yousuf Saeed launched the initiative “Manly Matters - Representations of Maleness in South Asian Popular Visual Practice”, as part of “Tasveer... read more

Apr 04, 2017

Axel Michaels Acting Director 2017

Since April 1, 2017, Prof. Axel Michaels succeeds Prof. Barbara Mittler in office as Acting Director of the Cluster of Excellence. Prof. Axel Michaels is Senior Professor and former Director of... read more

Apr 03, 2017

Harald Fuess initiates TIFO Visiting Professorship

Prof. Harald Fuess initiated the TIFO Visiting Professorship in Transcultural Japanese Studies at the Heidelberg Center of Transcultural Studies and the Center of East Asian Studies. The Toshiba... read more

Mar 30, 2017

Frederica Lume Pereira recieves doctoral degree funding

Federica Lume Pereira, PhD Candidate in the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies and member of MC 8.2, received a funding support for the completion of her doctoral degree from the Graduate... read more

Mar 27, 2017

New Book on Post-Earthquake Nepal

"Breaking Views. Engaging Art in Post-Earthquake Nepal" is co-edited by Prof. Christiane Brosius and Sanjeev Maharjan. The volume presents photographs, interviews and essays of... read more

Mar 24, 2017

Sijia Cheng receives Scholarship by the MPI

Sijia Cheng, Graduate Student at the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, received a 6-month residential scholarship to join the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, from September 1,... read more

Mar 23, 2017

Fuess establishes joint PhD Programme with Ca’ Foscari University

Prof. Harald Fuess established a Joint PhD training program in Asian and Transcultural Studies with the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, which is the foremost research center of East and South Asian... read more