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Mar 16, 2012

New Book on Materiality and Social Practice

“Materiality and Social Practice: Transformative Capacities of Intercultural Encounters” is a new book edited by Prof. Joseph Maran and Dr. Philipp Stockhammer. In the book, scholars investigate... read more

Mar 16, 2012

Call for Panels: Annual Conference 2012

The organisers of the Annual Conference invite scholars to submit panel proposals. The theme of this year's conference is "Things that connect – pathways of materiality and practice". The... read more

Mar 16, 2012

Conference "Imaging Disaster"

Representation and perception of disasters in different cultures was the topic of the conference "Imaging Disaster" organised by research project D17 "Images of Disaster". It is... read more

Mar 15, 2012

Podcasts of the Lecture Series "Global Philosophies"

The lecture series "Global Philosophies? Reflections and Challenges between Asia and Europe" can be watched online now. The lecture series was organised by Prof. Birgit Kellner (Chair of... read more

Mar 09, 2012

New Book on Historical Disasters

Prof. Gerrit Jasper Schenk is one of the editors of the new book “Historical Disasters in Context.” The book takes a close look on the ways past societies dealt with threatening environments, how... read more

Buddhist Monks at the Everest Exhibition
Mar 09, 2012

Niels Gutschow curates Everest exhibition

Prof. Niels Gutschow, member of research project D4 „Aspects of Authenticity“, is one of the curators of an exhibition on the Everest region: In Leipzig’s Panometer Gutschow assisted the artist... read more

The Maughan Library of Kings College in London
Mar 09, 2012

Three Cluster Members take up New Positions

The careers of three members of research project B12 "Rethinking Trends" have taken new turns: Jennifer Altehenger, Lena Henningsen, and Petra Thiel were appointed to positions at different... read more