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Jan 07, 2012

Jour Fixe on World Art Museum

"Does Germany need another museum?" will ask Prof. Kitty Zijlmans of Leiden University in her lecture "Strange Encounters: the World Art Museum as agora, poliphony or tower of... read more

Dec 27, 2011

Young Scholars will teach at the University of Chicago

Hanna Werner and Nicolas Schillinger are granted the Heidelberg Prize Lectureships. The two PhD candidates will give courses at the University of Chicago in spring term 2012. read more

Dec 23, 2011

Humboldt Foundation honours Patrick Geary

Prof. Patrick Geary receives a research prize by the renowned Humboldt Foundation. The leading American medievalist and member of the Cluster’s Scientific Advisory Board will use the prize to... read more

Dec 22, 2011

Three Fellowships for Huang Xuelei

Huang Xuelei, member of the Cluster's research project B12 "Rethinking Trends" and former PhD student at the Institute of Chinese Studies, has been awarded with three renowned fellowships. read more

Dec 20, 2011

Champions in Chinese Debate

Young scholars from Heidelberg University won this year’s “International Varsity Debate” in Qingdao. Together with the Cluster members Mareike Ohlberg and Yuan Xin, Sophia Zasche bested last year’s... read more

Dec 19, 2011

Call for Papers: "The Asia-Pacific Maritime World"

Researchers are invited to submit papers for the conference "The Asia-Pacific Maritime World: Connected Histories in the Age of Empire" taking place at the Karl Jaspers Centre from July 6... read more

Dec 17, 2011

Lecture Series on Global Philosophies

"Gandhi and the Philosophical Roots of Violence" was the theme of a lecture by Prof. Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia University) on 15 December 2011 at the Karl Jaspers Centre. The talk was part... read more