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May 19, 2015

Workshop by Frank Grüner at LMU Munich

Dr. Frank Grüner (MC11.2 Melancholy) and Prof. Dr. Andreas Renner (LMU Munich) are organising a workshop on knowledge production and circulation between Russia and Asia. It takes place on May 21 and... read more

May 19, 2015

Discussion on Political Theory and Transculturality

Political discourse theory and poststructuralism were the topics of two events with Prof. David Howarth (University of Essex) held in May. The political theorist was invited by the working group... read more

May 19, 2015

HCTS Lecture by Faisal Devji

Dr. Faisal Devji (Oxford) gave a HCTS lecture with the title "Fatal Love: History, Violence and Vicarious Desire in Modern India" on May 21 at the Karl Jaspers Centre. The lecture was... read more

May 19, 2015

Jour Fixe on Cultural Mobility of Mercenaries

How medieval Christian mercenaries could reconcile their faith with serving Muslim masters was the topic of a Jour Fixe. Prof. Nikolas Jaspert (Heidelberg University) shed light on this issue in a... read more

May 13, 2015

Workshop on Transitional Justice

How narratives are created in transitional periods was discussed during a workshop this weekend at the Cluster "Asia and Europe". A number of historians and legal experts spoke at the event... read more

May 13, 2015

Inaugural Lecture by Roland Wenzlhuemer

Prof. Dr. Roland Wenzlhuemer gave his inaugural lecture at Heidelberg University. The Professor for Modern History at the History Department spoke about global history and the Great Moon Hoax. The... read more

May 12, 2015

Lecture on Hinduism in the Colonial Era by Amiya P. Sen

This year's Heinrich Zimmer lecture titled "Hinduism and the Problem of Self-Actualization in the Colonial Era: Critical Reflections" was given by Prof. Amiya P. Sen. The event was... read more