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Apr 25, 2017

New Book on Historical Disaster Experiences

Prof. Gerrit Jasper Schenk edited the volume “Historical Disaster Experiences. Towards a Comparative and Transcultural History of Disasters Across Asia and Europe”, which is the first study on... read more

Mar 09, 2012

New Book on Historical Disasters

Prof. Gerrit Jasper Schenk is one of the editors of the new book “Historical Disasters in Context.” The book takes a close look on the ways past societies dealt with threatening environments, how... read more

Sep 09, 2011

Conference "Handling Diversity" with Antje Flüchter

Dr. Antje Flüchter was one of the speakers at the conference "Handling Diversity. Medieval Europe and India in Comparison (13th-17th Centuries CE)". The conference was held at the Free... read more

Detail of the Film Poster
Jun 28, 2011

Film Screening "Don't Cut My Head Off"

On June 28, the video essay "Don't Cut My Head Off" by Dr. Somnath Batabyal was shown at the Karl Jaspers Centre. The screening was part of a film making workshop organised... read more

Apr 08, 2011

ARTE broadcasts interview with Gerrit J. Schenk

A number of mass media interviewed Cluster members in connection with the events in Japan. The European television channel “ARTE”, for example, conducted an interview with Prof. Schenk about his... read more

Mar 24, 2011

„Die Zeit“ interviews Gerrit Schenk

A number of mass media interviewed Cluster members in the past days. The weekly newspaper “Die Zeit”, for instance, published an interview with Prof. Gerrit Schenk about his research project... read more

Mar 21, 2011

Catastrophes in Japan

The disasters in Japan have been the central topic at the Karl Jaspers Centre in the past days. The members of the Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" are deeply... read more