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Jun 21, 2016

Jour Fixe: Cultural and Political History of Mirages

The Cluster held its second Jour Fixe in the summer term on June 30, 2016, at 4 pm at Karl Jaspers Centre. Prof. Christopher Pinney (UCL) gave a talk on the topic “The Waterless Sea: A Cultural and... read more

Jun 20, 2016

Programme for Annual Conference online

The programme for the 8th Annual Conference at the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” is now online on the Cluster’s website. David Freedberg (London) and Sinan Antoon (New... read more

Jun 20, 2016

Workshop "(Post)colonial Archives and Photography in Africa and South Asia"

Workshop venue: Museum Folkwang, Essen and Duisburg-Essen UniversityDr. Cathrine Bublatzky (Visual and Media Anthropology, Heidelberg University) and Kerstin Meincke (Studies in Photography Theory,... read more

Jun 19, 2016

Conference "Law, Empire and Global Intellectual History"

The conference "Law, Empire and Global Intellectual History" was organized by Dr. Kerstin von Lingen, Independent Research Group Leader of Project A16 “Transcultural Justice” and Milinda... read more

Jun 17, 2016

Workshop "Treaty Ports in East Asia, 1850-1910"

The workshop "Treaty Ports in East Asia, 1850-1910" was organized by the Chair of Cultural Economic History at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies and headed by Prof. Harald... read more

Jun 16, 2016

Institute for Advanced Study Invites Klaus Oschema

Prof. Klaus Oschema, principal investigator of the Cluster’s Project A27 “World Orders” was invited to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton as a fellow for the academic year 2016/2017.... read more

Jun 10, 2016

Guest Lecture by Prof. Bert Fragner

Prof. Bert Fragner, Research Director at Austrian Academy of Sciences, gave a guest lecture with the title "Persophonia - Transcultural Trends, Multilingualism and Changing Identities in the... read more