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Dec 12, 2016

Welcome of new GPTS scholarship holders

On October 24, the Cluster “Asia and Europe” welcomed seven new doctoral students to its Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS). For three academic years, this eighth generation of GPTS... read more

Dec 09, 2016

New Book by Nicolas Schillinger

Nicolas Schillinger, former doctoral student at the Cluster "Asia and Europe", recently published his dissertation “The Body and Military Masculinity in Late Qing and Early Republican... read more

Dec 08, 2016

Prof. Daniel Koenig lectures in series "Gegenwartsliterature und Zeitdiagnostik"

Prof. Daniel König, together with Prof. Claudia Gronemann (Mannheim University), gave a lecture under the title “Der Islam als Folie für Schreckensvisionen. Zur literarischen und gesellschaftlichen... read more

Dec 06, 2016

Closing Ceremony of MATS and GPTS 2016

The closing ceremony of the Master and Graduate Programmes 2016 took place on December 1 at the Karl Jaspers Centre. Students of both programs took place in the ceremony with further members of the... read more

Dec 05, 2016

Symbosium by Leopoldina

Prof. Barbara Mittler is Scientific Coordinator of the symposium “Eindrückliche Menschenbilder – Geschlecht, Beziehung und ihre (Be)Deutungen”. The symposium brought together renowned scholars... read more

Dec 02, 2016

Film Documentation “Pearl Harbor”

Takuma Melber, Research Fellow and lecturer in the MATS at the Cluster, was interviewed for in the documentaries “Pearl Harbor” and “Expedition Pearl Harbor” by German TV broadcaster ZDF. The two... read more

Nov 29, 2016

Thurst into heaven

On November 29, at 7 pm, Cluster member Dr. Jürgen Schaflechner screened his film "Thrust Into Heaven" at the Karlstor cinema. The film deals with the highly complex issue of alleged forced... read more