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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 05, 2015

Offer for Hans Martin Krämer by Stockholm University

Prof. Dr. Hans Martin Krämer declined the offer for the Chair for Japanese Language and Culture by Stockholm University (Sweden) in December 2014. He will stay in Heidelberg to accept the full... read more


Feb 19, 2015

Talk by Kerstin von Lingen in Florida

Dr. Kerstin von Lingen, leader of the Junior Research Group "Transcultural Justice", gave a talk on February 22, 2015, on "The Morality of Evil: (Self-)Defense Strategies of Nazi... read more


Feb 19, 2015

Visiting Professorship for Sophie Roche in Paris

Dr. Sophie Roche, leader of Junior Research Group "Demographic Turn", will be Visiting Professor at the Institut d'études de l'Islam et des sociétés du monde musulman (IISMM) in Paris.... read more


Feb 19, 2015

Getty Fellowship for Monica Juneja

Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja will research at the Getty Research Institute from April to June. The Getty is one of the world's leading institutions dedicated to the visual arts. During her residency Prof.... read more


Feb 19, 2015

Heidelberg Centre South Asia is headed by Radu Carciumaru

Radu Carciumaru is heading the Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA) from February 2015 onwards. He is the new Resident Representative of the HCSA, which among others functions as a branch office of... read more