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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


Sep 01, 2016

New Publications on Islam in China

Roberta Tontini, research fellow at the Cluster, published the book “Muslim Sanzijing. Shifts and Continuities in the Definition of Islam in China” and contributed a chapter to the edited volume... read more


Aug 30, 2016

Monica Juneja Holds Keynote Lecture in Bern

Prof. Monica Juneja delivered the first keynote address at the Summer School of the Walter Benjamin Kolleg (University of Bern) on „Border Regimes – Confrontations, Configurations and... read more


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