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Jul 07, 2015

New Version of SARIT Website

The SARIT project released a new version of the SARIT web application. SARIT – short for “Search and Retrieval of Indic Texts”, but also meaning “river” in Sanskrit – offers electronic texts in... read more

Jul 06, 2015

Lecture on Asian Capitalism and the Global Financial Crisis

"East Asian Capitalism and the Diversity of Crisis Management since 2008" was the topic of a guest lecture by Prof. Thomas Kalinowski (Seoul). The event took place at the Karl Jaspers... read more

Jul 03, 2015

International Conference on the Meiji Restoration

An international conference on "Global History and the Meiji Restoration" took place at the Karl Jaspers Centre from July 3 to 5. The event was part of an international multiyear project on... read more

Jul 03, 2015

Keynote Lecture by Madeleine Herren-Oesch

Swiss-Japanese diplomacy was the topic of a keynote lecture by former Cluster director Prof. Madeleine Herren-Oesch. It took place at the Alte Aula, Heidelberg, on July 3 at 6 pm as part... read more

Jul 03, 2015

Keynote lecture on Global History in Japan

Interpretations of world history in Japanese academia were the topic of a lecture by Prof. Masashi Haneda (Tokyo University). It took place on July 4 at 6 pm at the Karl Jaspers Centre. It was the... read more

Jul 02, 2015

Jour Fixe on Japanese Culinary Culture

Shifts in Japanese culinary culture towards the usage of beef was the topic of the Jour Fixe with speaker Prof. Daniel Botsman (Yale). His talk was titled "From 'Sacred Cow' to 'Kobe beef' - A... read more

Jun 30, 2015

Lecture on Masculinity in India

On July 1, Prof. Sanjay Srivastava (JNU, New Delhi) gave a lecture on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's representation of masculinity. Prof. Susan Brownell (University of Missouri-St. Louis) chaired the... read more