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Oct 17, 2016

New Book on Egyptomania in Early Modern Europe

Dr. Friederike Werner, Cluster member from 2012 to 2015, will publish the volume “Ägyptomanie in Preußen – Die Tafelskulptur zur Hochzeit im Königshaus 1804” on the research results of the Cluster’s... read more


Oct 14, 2016

Keynote Address by Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon (New York University) gave a keynote address on the destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq and Syria and the challenges of representing “the ruins of ruins” faced by literary and... read more


Oct 14, 2016

Keynote Address by Nayanjot Lahiri

On Wednesday, October 13, Prof. Nayanjot Lahiri (Ashoka University, Delhi) opened the Cluster’s Annual Conference by giving a keynote address about the influence of politics on the archaeological... read more


Oct 13, 2016

New Book on Exhibitions of Contemporary Chinese Art

Dr. phil. Franziska Koch, Assistant Professor of Global Art History at the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), published her dissertation entitled “Die ‘chinesische Avantgarde’ und... read more


Oct 10, 2016

New Book on Rituals by Udo Simon

Dr. Udo Simon, Associate Member and Postdoctoral Researcher at the Cluster, and Prof. Ute Hüsken (Oslo University, Norway) jointly edited the book “The Ambivalence of Denial - Danger and Appeal of... read more


Oct 10, 2016

Student Lectureships at the University of Chicago

Advanced graduate students can submit their applications for the Heidelberg Prize Lectureships. The two student lectureships are awarded by the University of Chicago in cooperation with the Cluster... read more


Oct 04, 2016

Lena Henningsen Receives Leopoldina Award

Dr. Lena Henningsen, Associate member of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe”, received the Leopoldina Early Career Award 2016. This honor is bestowed on her because of her outstanding... read more


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