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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 14, 2017

"The Cinema Travellers" won at Indian Filmfestival Stuttgart

The documentary movie "The Cinema Travellers" was awarded the "German Star of India - Best Documentary" at the Indian Filmfestival in Stuttgart, which took place from July 19-23.... read more


Aug 03, 2017

Congratulations to Annika Mayer!

Annika Mayer successfully defended her thesis entitled “Old-Age – Home? Middle-Class Senior Citizens and New Elderscapes in Urban India” on 26.07. in the field of anthropology, at the Chair of Visual... read more


Jul 04, 2017

Davide Torri joins CNRS

Cluster Associate Member Davide Torri Ph.D. was invited to join the Centre for Himalayan Studies (CEH) at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France as Postdoctoral Research... read more


Jul 03, 2017

Prof. Ramaswamy elected president of AIIS

Prof. Sumathi Ramaswamy was elected as president of the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS). She will replace the current president, Prof. Philip Lutgendorf, on July 1, 2018. Sumathi... read more


Jun 28, 2017

Steven Ivings Lecturer at Kyoto University

Cluster member Dr. Steven Ivings accepted a position as a lecturer in Economic History at Kyoto University’s Graduate School of Economics, beginning in July 2017. Kyoto University is linked to... read more