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Jan 10, 2017

Jörg Gengnagel accepts call to Würzburg

Cluster Member Prof. Jörg Gengnagel accepted the call as Chair for Indology at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg. Prof. Gengnagel was part of the research projects MC9 “Waterscapes” and... read more

Jan 04, 2017

New Issue of Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Dr. phil. Franziska Koch, Assistant Professor to the Cluster's chair of "Global Art History", co-edited the latest issue of the “Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art” on ‘Chineseness’ in... read more

Dec 22, 2016

MEM Graduate Student Prize for Yusen Yu

Yusen Yu, PhD candidate in the Graduate Programme of Transcultural Studies (GPTS-6), was awarded the MEM Graduate Student Prize for his outstanding paper on Ilkhanid-Timurid. Middle East Medievalists... read more

Dec 20, 2016

Lecture Mittler and Wagner

Prof. Barbara Mittler, Acting Director at the Cluster "Asia and Europe", and former Co-Director of the Cluster, Prof. Rudolf Wagner, gave a lecture on "Vom Dissidenten zum... read more

Dec 19, 2016

Fellowship for Cathrine Bublatzky and Franziska Koch

Dr. Cathrine Bublatzky and Dr. Franziska Koch, both Assistant Professors at the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, were awarded fellowships by the Elite Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme of the... read more

Dec 17, 2016

Shamanism in Central Asia

Dr. Davide Torri has been offered a research fellowship from the Käte Hamburger Kolleg (KHK) “Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe”, hosted by the Ruhr University – Bochum, to... read more

Dec 15, 2016

Welcome of New MATS Students

A new generation of students has arrived at the Cluster to pursue an M.A. in Transcultural Studies. Orientation days took place on October 11-12 at the Karl Jaspers Centre, introducing students to... read more