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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

Jul 08, 2019

Jennifer Altehenger now associate professor at Oxford

From September 2019 onwards, former Cluster member Dr. Jennifer Altehenger will be taking up the Associate Professorship in Chinese History and the Jessica Rawson Fellowship in Modern Asian History... read more


May 15, 2019

Monica Juneja joined the European Research Foundation’s Consortium

Prof. Monica Juneja, the HCTS professor of Global Art History, was invited to join the European Research Foundation’s Consortium. The Consortium comprises of five major European research... read more


May 08, 2019

Michael Radich receives DFG grant

Prof. Michael Radich, the professor of Buddhist Studies at the HCTS, was awarded a DFG Sachbeihilfe grant for his project "Intertextuality in the Chinese Buddhist Canon:... read more


May 03, 2019

Monica Juneja new member of the Transnational Advisory Board at the Tate Research Centre

Prof. Monica Juneja, the HCTS professor of Global Art History, was appointed a member of the Transnational Advisory Board at the Tate Research Centre, Tate Modern, London. The Hyundai Tate... read more


Apr 10, 2019

Esther Berg-Chan receives Dr. Gerhard Ott award

Former Cluster member Dr. Ester Berg-Chan received the Dr. Gerhard Ott Award from Heidelberg University’s Faculty of Philosophy for her dissertation “Lived religiosity in modern times: Religious... read more