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Apr 03, 2018

Prof. Mittler gives James K. Binder Lecture

On April 5, Cluster Director Prof. Barbara Mittler gave the James K. Binder Lecture in Literature entitled “Feeling Matters: Gender Interactions and the Making of Cultural Memory in China’s... read more

Mar 29, 2018

Publication of Dissertation by Milinda Banerjee

Cluster Associate member Dr. Milinda Banerjee will publish his dissertation The Mortal God: Imagining the Sovereign in Colonial India with Cambridge University Press at the end of April. It focuses... read more

Mar 27, 2018

New Book edited by Kerstin von Lingen

PD Dr. Kerstin von Lingen edited the book Transcultural Justice at the Tokyo Tribunal: The Allied Struggle for Justice, 1946-48. It examines Tokyo Tribunal as an arena of transcultural engagement and... read more

Mar 27, 2018

Joachim Friedrich Quack receives DFG Grant

Prof. Joachim Friedrich Quack received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG). It promotes his “Demotic Paleographical Database Project,” which decodes ancient Egyptian documents. The DFG... read more

Mar 23, 2018

Harald Fuess received Toshiba Grant

The Toshiba International Foundation again granted Prof. Harald Fuess, Professor for Cultural Economic History at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, funds for a Visiting Professorship.... read more

Mar 21, 2018

Christiane Brosius and Axel Michael accompany German Federal President on Travels in India

Profs. Christiane Brosius and Axel Michaels joined the German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier during his state visit to India. Both professors, who are respected experts on India, were part... read more

Mar 20, 2018

Takuma Melber at Conference in Kyoto

On March 22, Dr .Takuma Melber participated in the “International Conference on Colonial Mobilization in Africa and Asia during the Second World War: Soldiers, Labourers and Women." The... read more