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Oct 18, 2015

New Round of Graduate Programme

The Cluster/HCTS welcomes four new doctoral students who join the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) this year. They will pursue their projects at the Karl Jaspers Centre for three... read more

Oct 15, 2015

Annual Conference 2015

More than 150 scholars from various disciplines participated in the seventh Annual Conference "Scales of Knowledge: Zooming In and Zooming Out” from October 7 - 9. The event was organised by... read more

Oct 15, 2015

Weblog interviews with Profs. Herren-Oesch and Maissen

The weblog “Trafo - Blog for Transregional Research” published interviews with Prof. Madeleine Herren-Oesch and Prof. Thomas Maissen in the series “All Things Transregional”. Prof. Herren-Oesch... read more

Oct 13, 2015

Austrian Academy of Sciences appoints Birgit Kellner

Prof. Dr. Birgit Kellner, HCTS Professor of Buddhist Studies, has been appointed the new Director of the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia (IKGA) of the Austrian Academy of... read more

Oct 13, 2015

Visiting Fellowship for Christiane Brosius

Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius, co-leader of the Heidelberg-based project “Rethinking Ageing in a Transcultural Context” (with Profs. Axel Michaels, Classical Indology, South Asia Institute &... read more

Oct 13, 2015

New Book on Indian Muslims

Islamic identity and citizenship in contemporary India is the topic of a new publication by Dr. Julten Abdelhalim. The book with the title "Indian Muslims and Citizenship. Spaces for Jihad in... read more

Oct 12, 2015

International Workshop in Indonesia

Research Group MC9 "Waterscapes" organised an international workshop in collaboration with Hindu University Indonesia in Bali. Under the title "Waterscapes in Bali and Beyond: Shifting... read more