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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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Jun 16, 2015

Documentary "ABDO" screened at Film Festivals

The documentary "ABDO" by Jakob Gross and Annika Mayer (B19 "Ageing in a Transcultural Context") was shown at the Festival of the German Film in Ludwigshafen from June 19 to 22.... read more


May 28, 2015

Niels Gutschow received Federal Cross of Merit

Prof. Dr. Niels Gutschow received the cross of merit on the ribbon of the order of merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The architect was honored as "scientific and cultural... read more


May 28, 2015

FoF3 Funding for Sarah Fraser

A project headed by Cluster member Prof. Sarah E. Fraser receives funding from Heidelberg University's Field of Focus 3 "Cultural Dynamics in Globalised Worlds". The one-year research... read more


May 28, 2015

New Graduate Programme on Global Religious History

A new graduate programme deals with religious identities in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The programme titled "Global Religious History from a Regional Perspective" runs in close... read more


Apr 29, 2015

Christian Förster joins German-Japanese Association

Prof. Dr. Christian Förster was elected member of the executive board of the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft (DJG) Frankfurt. He took up his position in April 2015. The DJG Frankfurt was founded in... read more