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Opening: Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies

© Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University, Photographer: Susann Henker
Jun 25, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Organiser: Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies
Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies

The summer semester is already in full swing. You are cordially invited to the official opening of CATS, the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies. A day of events and discussions associated with Asian and transcultural studies lies in wait for you, and we would be delighted to welcome you amongst our guests!

Programme:

10:00
The Scholar’s Choice. Heidelberger Asienwissenschaftler und ihre Lieblingsobjekte – Eine Ausstellung zur Eröffnung des CATS
Einführung: Axel Michaels und Margareta Pavaloi
Völkerkundemuseum, Hauptstraße 235, Heidelberg

ab 12:00
Asiatische Imbisse: CATS geht durch den Magen
CATS Greens

13:00
Ritual for the first entry of a new house (Gṛhapraveśa)
Patanjali Mishra (Benares Hindu University)
CATS Bibliothek, Gebäude 4131

14:00
Asia Research in Europe: Prospects and Challenges
Christiane Brosius and Joachim Kurtz in dialogue with Ravinder Kaur (Copenhagen), Tiziana Lipello (Venice), Chunrong Liu (Shanghai/Copenhagen), Philippe Peycam (Leiden), Dhruv Raina (Delhi) et al.
CATS 400.02.12, Gebäude 4400

15:00
Kunst am Bau
Friedemann von Stockhausen im Gespräch mit Monica Juneja
CATS Bibliothek, Innenhof

15:30
Haiku Performance
Moderation: Judit Árokay und Hans Harder
CATS Greens

17:00-19:00
Feierliche Eröffnung | Opening Ceremony*
mit Sheba Chhacchi und Ai Weiwei
Musik: The Triplets, Bun-Ching Lam
CATS 010.01.05, Gebäude 4010

19:30
Meet Ai Weiwei
Moderation: Students from Global Art History
CATS 400.02.12. Gebäude 4400

ab 19:00
Fest und Live-Konzert der nepalischen Band
The Triplets

CATS Greens

*auf besondere Einladung, Übertragung in anliegende Räume
by special invitation, livestreamed to other classrooms

 

The new Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS) opened its doors at the beginning of the summer semester.

CATS comprises the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), the Institute of Anthropology (IfE), the South Asia Institute (SAI), and the Centre for East Asian Studies (ZO).

CATS is unique among centres researching Asia; it is committed to conduct Asian and transcultural studies in a global context through interdisciplinary dialogue.

 

More info: https://www.cats.uni-heidelberg.de/

Programme: https://www.cats.uni-heidelberg.de/medien/veranstaltungen.html

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