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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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Apr 20, 2015

Talk by Susan Richter at Fudan University

PD Dr. Susan Richter gave a talk titled "Transformation of a Ritual – How Europeans utilized the ploughing of the Chinese Emperors as a role model for their early modern regents" on April... read more


Apr 16, 2015

Heidelberg Academy Award for Jennifer Altehenger

The Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities honours Dr. Jennifer Altehenger with the Academy Award 2015. The Associate Member of the Cluster receives the prize, which comes with a pursue of... read more


Apr 14, 2015

SOAS invites Eliane Ettmüller

Dr. Eliane Ettmüller, Associate Member of the Cluster, has been invited by the London Middle East Institute and the SOAS Centre for Jewish Studies to give a talk on Egyptian satire and caricatures.... read more


Apr 13, 2015

Michael Falser teaches in Vienna

PD Dr. Michael Falser is Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna. During the next three months, the Cluster member will give a lecture on historiographical approaches in global art and... read more


Apr 07, 2015

Two Articles by Katja Rakow

Dr. Katja Rakow has recently published two articles. "Religious Branding and the Quest to Meet Consumer Needs: Joel Osteen's 'Message of Hope'" was published as part of "Religion... read more