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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.

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Mar 14, 2016

Julia Poerting receives Grant from Aarhus

Julia Poerting, PhD student of the Junior Research Group “Agrarian Alternatives” has received a grant from the Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF). She will be a visiting PhD student in the... read more


Mar 04, 2016

Harald Fuess appointed to Advisory Board of Tohoku University

Prof. Harald Fuess, Chair of Cultural Economic History, has been appointed to the five-member International Advisory Board of Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. He will be a board member for the... read more


Feb 11, 2016

University of Bruxelles awards Kerstin von Lingen

Dr. Kerstin von Lingen was awarded the 2016 edition of the International Chair of the History of the Second World War, an annual lecture prize by the Université Libre de Bruxelles. During March, the... read more


Feb 05, 2016

Swetlana Torno elected to Doctoral Student Convention

Swetlana Torno, PhD student of Junior Research Group "Demographic Turn", has been elected member of the executive committee of the Doctoral Student Convention. She will represent the... read more


Jan 13, 2016

Axel Michaels receives Award for Intercultural Competence

Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels, Director of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe", receives the Höffmann Academic Award for Intercultural Competence 2015. Conferred by the University of... read more