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Oct 27, 2016

Andrew Flachs joins Agrarian Alternatives

From September 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017, Dr. Andrew Flachs joins JRG “Agrarian Alternatives” as a Volkswagen postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Flachs received a PhD in anthropology from Washington University... read more

Oct 25, 2016

International Conference on Temporality

An international conference focusing on temporality in the social sciences and humanities, co-organized by Prof. Barbara Mittler, Acting Director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe", took... read more

Oct 25, 2016

Lectures on Environmental Humanities and Global History

In this winter semester 2016/17, the Cluster “Asia and Europe” is co-organising two lecture series. One is a collaboration with the History Department on global history; the other one is on... read more

Oct 24, 2016

International Workshop on Maritime Literary Cultures

The international workshop “Maritime Literary Cultures: Reading and Writing at Sea” took place on October 28 and 29 at Karl Jaspers Centre. This event was organised by Cluster’s project MC 12... read more

Oct 21, 2016

Cluster Held General Meeting

On Thursday afternoon, the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" held its General Meeting at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies. read more

Oct 21, 2016

Barbara Mittler on “Chinese Music”

On October 26, Prof. Barbara Mittler gave a talk on “Ex Oriente Lux? China und die Macht der Musik – von Yao bis Mao”. In the talk, Prof. Mittler questioned how and when is music “politicised”,... read more

Oct 20, 2016

Barbara Mittler und Thomas Maissen took part in a discussion on humanities

Prof. Barbara Mittler, Acting Director of the Cluster and Prof. Thomas Maissen, former co-director of the Cluster took part in a discussion focusing on the role of the humanities in the field of... read more