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Report: Workshop on Ageing in South Asia and Europe

The international workshop on "New Approaches to Ageing in South Asia and Europe" took place at the India International  Centre and Goethe-Institut New Delhi from February 24 to 26, 2015. It was organized by research project "Ageing in a Transcultural Context" from the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" at Heidelberg University and brought together international junior and senior scholars working on different aspects of ageing from a cultural perspective. This report reviews the proceedings of the workshop.

Heidelberg Lecture 2015 with Andreas Kruse

"Contemporary Images of Age and Ageing: Vulnerability, Strengths and Developmental Potentials" was the title of the Heidelberg Lecture 2015 held by Prof. Andreas Kruse. The event took place on February 24, 2015, in New Delhi. Organized by the Heidelberg Center South Asia, the talk opened the international workshop "New Approaches to Ageing in South Asia and Europe" of the Cluster's research project B19 "Ageing in a Transcultural Context". The following report by Suboor Bakht reviews the talk and the event.

Report: Workshop on Water in Asia

"Epistemologies of Water in Asia" was the title of an international workshop organised by Dr. Ravi Baghel on behalf of research project MC9 "Waterscapes in Transcultural Perspective". In December 2014, a group of young scholars met at the Karl Jaspers Centre to discuss the epistemologies of water in regard to the three aspects discourses, controversies, and semantics.In the following report, Lea Stepan and Ravi Baghel review the workshop.