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The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" offers an interdisciplinary research environment for outstanding scholars. Many of the scholars receive prestigious awards and they are offered scholarships, fellowships and permanent position from institutions all over the world. In this section, we report about some of these honours and achievements.

Latest Distinctions

Nov 29, 2018

Postdoctoral fellowship for Takahiro Yamamoto

Dr. Takahiro Yamamoto, assistant professor of Cultural Economic History, was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship for Leading Early Career Researchers of the Baden-W├╝rttemberg Foundation. It will... read more


Nov 22, 2018

Johanna Beamish receives award for dissertation

Cluster associate member Dr. Johanna Beamish was awarded an "Albert Ballin Awards for Globalization Research" for her dissertation "Im Transit auf dem Ozean." The prize was... read more


Oct 12, 2018

Kerstin von Lingen interim professor at Department of History

PD Dr. Kerstin von Lingen, associate member at the HCTS, has been appointed as interim professor for Modern History for the winter semester 2018/19. She will be taking over the professorship that... read more


Aug 22, 2018

Scholarship for Katharina Rode

Katharina Rode, doctoral student in the Graduate Programme at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, was granted a one-year scholarship by the Geschwister-Supp-Foundation for her... read more


Jun 19, 2018

Prof. Christian Henriot recieves ERC Advanced Grant

Prof. Christian Henriot, former associate fellow and Humboldt Research Awardee at the Cluster "Asia and Europe," received an ERC Advanced Grant for his project "Elites, networks, and... read more