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Selection of further Press Clippings

This is a small selection of further press clippings. Click on the name of the medium for further information or the reporting.

Unispiegel reports about researchers of the Cluster/HCTS

Heidelberg University newspaper ''Unispiegel'' publishes an interview with Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels about the South Asia Institute's effort in helping Nepal after the severe earthquake in April, 2015. It also introduces Prof. Dr. Christian Förster as a Start-up-Professor, who joined the Cluster ''Asia and Europe'' since 2014. What's more, it also presents an analysis by Prof. Dr. Marcus Nüsser and Dr. Ravi Baghel, on the Siachen Conflict in Northern Kashmir.

Unispiegel, Issue 3/2015

Freie Presse quotes Prof. Hans Martin Krämer

Freie Presse (Chemnitz) quotes Prof. Hans Martin Krämer in an article on the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Prof. Krämer talks about the bombing as the end of war for Japan and how it is different from that for Germany. Prof. Krämer is project leader of MC5 Global Concepts, MC7 Political Legitimation. He is Senior Internal Fellow at HCTS (Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies) from September 2014 to September 2015, as a member of initiative Detours - Mediated Circulations of Knowledge.

Freie Presse, August 6, 2015

RNZ publishes article on CATS

The Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung prints an article on the construction of CATS (Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies).

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, August 4, 2015

ZDF History Documentary "Pacific War"

German TV station ZDF broadcasts in its series "ZDF History" a documentary on the end of World War II with a focus on the Asia-Pacific war zone. The film features interviews with former Cluster members Takuma Melber (Research Area C) and Sven Matthiessen (C12 "The Asian Sea"/Chair of Cultural Economic History). Takuma Melber also functions as scientific adviser for the production. The documentary with the title "Pacific War - Der Krieg geht weiter" is first screened on July 26, at 11:30 pm.

ZDF, 26 July 2015

n-tv and Der Standard report about Research of Project MC9

News channel "n-tv" and Austrian newspaper "Der Standard" reported about the research of Dr. Ravi Baghel and Prof. Marcus Nüsser from project MC9.1 "Himalayan Glaciers". The article explains how the military conflict between India and Pakistan in the Himalayan region of the Siachen Glacier is prolonged due to the geographical circumstances.

n-tv, 14 July 2015

Der Standard, 18 July 2015

Spektrum Spezial features Article by Barbara Mittler

Spektrum der Wissenschaft Spezial publishes a piece on the Beijing opera by Prof. Barbara Mittler. In an issue on Chinese history, Prof. Mittler describes the origins of the Beijing opera as well as its development and usage for indoctrination purposes during the Mao era.

Spektrum der Wissenschaft Spezial, July 1, 2015

RNZ interviews Niels Gutschow

Prof. Niels Gutschow has been interviewed by the Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung. Prof. Gutschow, architect and historian, talks about his efforts to rebuild houses and temples in earthquake-stricken Nepal as well as the South Asia Institute's donation campaign for the country.

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, July 1, 2015

Interview with Nikolas Jaspert in the RNZ

Newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung publishes an interview with Prof. Nikolas Jaspert. On the occasion of the "Mittelaltertag" in Heidelberg, he talks about his interest in medieval history and the promotion of the topic as an area of scientific research.

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, June 25, 2015

SWR reports on SAI Nepal Day

The TV channel SWR broadcasts a report on the Nepal Day that took place at the South Asia Institute in Heidelberg on July 3. During the "Landesschau aktuell Baden-Württemberg", it shows footage of the exhibition and the talks during the event as well as an interview with Prof. Axel Michaels.

SWR, July 3, 2015

Digital Humanities Blog covers ECPO project

The "DHdBlog" on Digital Humanities in the German-speaking area publishes an article on the project "Early Chinese Periodicals Online" (ECPO). Dr. Armin Volkmann presents the project in context of the initiative "Heidelberger Forum Edition".

DHdBlog, July 4, 2015

RNZ publishes article on the "Mittelaltertag"

The Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung prints an article on the Mittelaltertag on June 27 in Heidelberg. The event is organised by the Heidelberg University, the University of Mannheim, the University of Education Heidelberg, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. It is coordinated by Cluster member and historian Prof. Nikolas Jaspert.

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, June 23, 2015

RNZ announces HCTS Lecture by Carlo Ginzburg

The Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung has published an article announcing the HCTS Lecture by Prof. Carlo Ginzburg (UCLA/Pisa). The renowned historian will give a talk on "Unintentional Revelations. Reading History Against the Grain" on June 22, 2015.

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, June 22, 2015