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Here you find various news about the Cluster "Asia and Europe": 

Jul 19, 2017

Book on Afghan war by Tanja Penter

Prof. Tanja Penter, who holds the chair for Eastern European History at Heidelberg University, together with Esther Maier published the book “Sovietnam. Die UdSSR in Afghanistan 1979-1989”. It was... read more


Jul 19, 2017

"Transcultural Forays" launched at HCTS

In spring, the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies called for applications for start-up grants under the title "Transcultural Forays". Seven applications were selected for funding,... read more


Jul 12, 2017

Takuma Melber at ICWC Marburg

On Tuesday, July 11, Cluster member Takuma Melber gave a lecture on "Der Pearl Harbor-Angriff aus japanischer Perspektive". With a strong focus on Japanese sources, the lecture shifted... read more


Jul 11, 2017

Fourth Ethnographic Filmpresentation

On Wednesday, July 12, the 4th Ethnographic Filmpresentation took place at the Ethnographisches Museum in Heidelberg at 4 pm. Students of the seminar „Ethnographischer Film“ presented five films that... read more


Jul 11, 2017

Lecture by Fabian Drixler from Yale University

On Tuesday, July 11, Prof. Fabian Drixler, Professor of History at Yale University, gave a guest lecture on “Fractal Vulnerability: Japan in the Volcanic Winters of the Early Modern World” at the... read more


Jul 07, 2017

New Book by Milinda Banerjee

As a result of the 2012 conference "Nationizing the Dynasty – Dynastizing the Nation", that was organized by the research project A5 at the Cluster "Asia and Europe", former... read more


Jul 07, 2017

Presentation by Harald Fuess

Prof. Harald Fuess, Chair of Cultural Economic History at the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies, gave a presentation on “Dejima as a Gun Trade Island”, discussing 800 pages of handwritten... read more


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