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Dec 08, 2015

Julia Poerting received a DAAD travel grant

Julia Poerting received a DAAD travel grant to attend the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Denver, USA, from November 18-22, 2015. She presented the paper... read more

Dec 03, 2015

New Book on the Anthropology of Suicide

Dr. Daniel Münster, leader of junior research group “Agrarian Alternatives”, and Ludek Broz (Czech Academy of Sciences) have edited a new book on the topic of self-harm, suicide, and agency. Under... read more

Dec 02, 2015

PhD Fellowship Heidelberg-Tohoku

The Joint PhD degree programme at Heidelberg University, Germany, and Tohoku University, Japan, is now recruiting the next intake of doctoral students from Heidelberg University. Interested... read more

Dec 02, 2015

Axel Michaels received Lautenschlaeger Research Prize

Indologist Prof. Axel Michaels, Director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe", received the Lautenschläger Research Prize endowed with 250,000 euros. He was honoured as an... read more

Dec 01, 2015

Conference on Regionalist Art in Late Empires

An international conference focusing on periphery cultures in colonial and imperial regimes took place from December 3 to 5 in Vienna, Austria. The event titled “The Picturesque Eye. Framing... read more

Dec 01, 2015

Weblog Interview with Barbara Mittler

The weblog “Trafo - Blog for Transregional Research” published an interview with Prof. Barbara Mittler in the series “All Things Transregional”. In her interview, Prof. Mittler explains the... read more

Nov 26, 2015

Dr. Davide Torri - elected member of the Executive Board of the International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism (ISARS)

Dr. Davide Torri (MC3.3 Buddhism between South Asia and Tibet - Negotiating Boundaries in Religious Discourse and Practice) has been elected  member of the Executive Board  of  the... read more