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Conference in Kalimpong

Research project D19 "Kalimpong as a 'contact zone'", directed by Prof. Birgit Kellner and Dr. Markus Viehbeck, organises a conference in Kalimpong, India, from March 6 - 8. Under the title "Transcultural Encounters in the Himalayan Borderlands: Kalimpong as a 'Contact Zone'", international scholars will discuss the cultural history of Kalimpong and the Eastern Himalayas.

Theatre Play "Man in the Holocene"

The theatre play "Man in the Holocene" by Max Frisch was staged in German on February 22 and 23 at artes liberales - universitas in Heidelberg. The event was organised by project D17 "Images of Disasters" in collaboration with artes liberales - universitas in context of the exhibition "Von Atlantis bis heute - Mensch. Natur. Katastrophe".

Workshop on Ageing in South Asia and Europe

"New Approaches to Ageing in South Asia and Europe" was the topic of an international workshop in New Delhi from February 24 to 26, 2015. It was organised by research project B19 "Ageing in a Transcultural Context", which is coordinated by Prof. Christiane Brosius, Prof. Andreas Kruse and Prof. Axel Michaels.

International Research Award in Global History 2015

The Universities of Heidelberg, Basel and Sydney are proud to announce that Dr. Adam Clulow is the recipient of the International Research Award in Global History 2015, for his conference "The Global Company".

Getty Fellowship for Monica Juneja

Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja will research at the Getty Research Institute from April to June. The Getty is one of the world's leading institutions dedicated to the visual arts. During her residency Prof. Juneja will work on her book "Can Art History be made global? A Discipline in transition", based on the Heinrich Wölfflin lectures which she delivered at the University of Zürich in Spring 2014.

Call for Applications: Summer School 2015

The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” welcomes applications for the Summer School “Walking the line – Art of border zones in times of crisis.” It will take place from July 26 to 31, 2015 at Heidelberg University in Germany.