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Jun 14, 2018

Axel Michaels is a new Member of the Portheim-Stiftung’s Board of Trustees

Prof. Axel Michaels, director of the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS) and former co-director of the Cluster “Asia and Europe,” was elected as a new member to the board of trustees of... read more

Jun 13, 2018

Lecture by DAAD Visiting Professor Satoshi Naiki

Dr. Satoshi Naiki, who is a DAAD visiting professor from Kyoto University at the HCTS from June 8 to July 27, gave a lecture on "Narrative Sets of Buddhist Reliefs Found at Thareli in the... read more

Jun 11, 2018

HCTS Interactive Lecture Series 2018: W. J. T. Mitchell

The HCTS Interactive Lecture Series "Recalibrating Culture – Reenvisioning the (Trans-)Cultural – C’est quoi la (trans-)culture?" takes place from May to July and October to December. It is... read more

Jun 08, 2018

Kerstin von Lingen's JRG at Tokyo Tribunal conference

The international conference "70 Years Later: The International Military Tribunal for the Far East" took place in Nuremberg from May 17–19, convened by the International Nuremberg... read more

Jun 07, 2018

Michael Brown receives grants for Transcultural Forays project

Dr. Michael Brown, postdoctoral researcher in Near Eastern Archaeology and at the HCTS, received joint Anglo-German funding for trial fieldwork in Iraq. This research is part of his Transcultural... read more

Jun 06, 2018

Hyojin Lee receives Korean Studies Grant 2018

Dr. Hyojin Lee, the lecturer for Korean language and studies for the Professorship of Cultural Economic History at the HCTS, received a Korean Studies Grant from the Academy of Korean Studies. The... read more

Jun 05, 2018

Lorenzo Andolfatto co-organizes workshop in Hong Kong

Dr. Lorenzo Andolfatto, who is an HCTS postdoctoral reseracher in the HERA project of Prof. Joachim Kurtz, co-organized the workshop “Translating Science Fiction, Translation in Science Fiction:... read more