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Oct 04, 2016

Lena Henningsen Receives Leopoldina Award

Dr. Lena Henningsen, Associate member of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe”, received the Leopoldina Early Career Award 2016. This honor is bestowed on her because of her outstanding... read more


Sep 23, 2016

New Book on Sufism in South Asia

Dr. Deepra Dandekar and Torsten Tschacher, Ph.D., both members of the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, recently published the book “Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia”. The book... read more


Sep 20, 2016

New Book on Exchange and Consumption

Dr. Sinah Kloß, a former fellow at the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), published her dissertation entitled “Fabrics of Indianness” with Palgrave Macmillan. read more


Sep 13, 2016

Final Conference „Sexing the City” Completes HERA SINGLE

The conference „Sexing the City” took place at the Museum Volkenkunde/Research Center for Material Culture in Leiden from September 15-17, 2016. It was the final conference of HERA SINGLE, a... read more


Sep 08, 2016

Humboldt Foundation awarded Sumathi Ramaswamy

On September 8, 2016 Prof. Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke University) received the prestigious Anneliese Maier Research Award by the Humboldt Foundation. With the prize money of 250,000 €, she will pursue... read more


Sep 01, 2016

New Publications on Islam in China

Roberta Tontini, research fellow at the Cluster, published the book “Muslim Sanzijing. Shifts and Continuities in the Definition of Islam in China” and contributed a chapter to the edited volume... read more


Aug 25, 2016

Exchange Programme “New Directions in Active Ageing”

A new cooperation programme between Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies/ South Asia Institute at Heidelberg University with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, aims at enhancing “active... read more


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