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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

Aug 02, 2011

Jennifer Altehenger awarded An Wang Post-doctoral Fellowship at Harvard University

Jennifer Altehenger, former Ph.D. student at the Institute of Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University and member of Research Project B12 “Rethinking Trends”, received an An Wang Post-doctoral... read more


Jun 27, 2011

Niels Gutschow wins Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize 2011

Prof. Dr. Ing. Niels Gutschow, coordinator of research project D4 "Aspects of Authenticity", has been awarded the Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize 2011. He is the first German to receive... read more


Apr 01, 2011

Ruprecht Karls Prize for Huang Xuelei

Huang Xuelei, member of research project B12 "Rethinking Trends", wins the Ruprecht Karls Prize. She receives the award for her outstanding dissertation on a pioneering Chinese film company. read more


Feb 18, 2011

World Press Photo Award for Amit Madheshiya

Cluster member Amit Madheshiya has won the World Press Photo Award. The award is the most prestigious and coveted award in professional photojournalism. read more


Feb 01, 2011

Philipp Stockhammer lectures in Brazil

Dr. Philipp Stockhammer, archaeologist and member of research project D2 "Materiality and Practice", has been invited as a guest lecturer to the renowned Fluminense Federal University in... read more