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Mar 01, 2017


An info and network meeting about the initial projects of the CATS-Schülerlabor is taking place on March 7, at 10:30 a.m. at South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University. With the aim of getting... read more

Feb 28, 2017

Frances Niebuhr receives Yad Hanadiv Summer Fellowship

Frances Niebuhr received the Yad Hanadiv Summer Fellowship, which will give her the opportunity to stay at Tel Aviv University for six weeks from the middle of May to the end of June. During this... read more

Feb 28, 2017

Cluster Researchers in Canberra, Australia

On February 20-21, historians from Germany, Australia and India met at the Australian National University to discuss the role and experience of Indians in the vast region east of India during the... read more

Feb 24, 2017

Publications for Free Download

Seven volumes in the Springer book series are now free for download from the Cluster’s website. The books are results of the research projects conducted at the Cluster. In addition, one publication... read more

Feb 24, 2017

Jürgen Schaflechner receives Fung Global Fellowship

After the upcoming summer term, Jürgen Schaflechner, Cluster member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures, will spend a year at Princeton... read more

Feb 21, 2017

Frank Grüner receives Call to Bielefeld

Frank Grüner, Research Fellow at the Cluster “Asia and Europe” and member of research project MC11.2 “Melancholy” accepted a call as Professor for Eastern European History by the Bielefeld... read more

Feb 21, 2017

Laying of the Foundation Stone for CATS

On Friday, February 17, the foundation stone for the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS) was laid in a festive setting at the construction site. Guests of honour from the federal state... read more