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Oct 04, 2016

Mittler Acting Director 2016/17

Since October 1, 2016 Prof. Barbara Mittler succeeded Prof. Joseph Maran in office as Acting Director of the Cluster of Excellence. Prof. Maran, who holds the chair for Pre- and Protohistory at... read more

Sep 30, 2016

Harald Fuess at HeKKSaGOn

Prof. Harald Fuess held the Chair of the Working Group III “Humanities and Social Sciences” at the 5th Japanese-German University Presidents‘ Conference of   “Fostering Student Mobility to... read more

Sep 28, 2016

Annual Conference "CityScapes"

The Annaul Conference "CityScapes" of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in New Delhi  took place from 29 September to 1 October 2016 at the India Habitat Centre in... read more

Sep 23, 2016

New Book on Sufism in South Asia

Dr. Deepra Dandekar and Torsten Tschacher, Ph.D., both members of the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, recently published the book “Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia”. The book... read more

Sep 20, 2016

New Book on Exchange and Consumption

Dr. Sinah Kloß, a former fellow at the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), published her dissertation entitled “Fabrics of Indianness” with Palgrave Macmillan. read more

Sep 13, 2016

Final Conference „Sexing the City” Completes HERA SINGLE

The conference „Sexing the City” took place at the Museum Volkenkunde/Research Center for Material Culture in Leiden from September 15-17, 2016. It was the final conference of HERA SINGLE, a... read more

Sep 08, 2016

Humboldt Foundation awarded Sumathi Ramaswamy

On September 8, 2016 Prof. Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke University) received the prestigious Anneliese Maier Research Award by the Humboldt Foundation. With the prize money of 250,000 €, she will pursue... read more