Coordinator Study ProgramDr. Takuma Melber

Contact Information

Dr. Takuma Melber
Karl Jaspers Centre
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 400.02.22
69115 Heidelberg

+49 (0) 6221 54 4323

Dr. Takuma Melber

Curriculum Vitae (EXCERPT)

Selected Publications


Zwischen Kollaboration und Widerstand. Die japanische Besatzung in Malaya und Singapur (1942-1945), Frankfurt am Main 2017 (Campus).

Pearl Harbor. Japans Angriff und der Kriegseintritt der USA, München 2016 (C.H. BECK).


Seminars (M.A. Transcultural Studies):

WS 2019/20

Film and History: Movies on and of the Age of Global Conflicts

Malaysia and Singapore: history and culture of trans- and multicultural model states

SS 2019

Times of turmoil: Postcolonialism and national movements in Southeast Asia

Transcultural brokers in the age of global wars

WS 2018/19

German-Asian Entanglements in the 19th and 20th century

Remembrance, reconciliation and guilt: military conflicts and cultures of memory in Asia and Europe

SS 2018

From the German Empire to Germany - a transcultural history of modernity

The Pacific - A history of an ocean

WS 2017/18

The Philippines - from Western Colonialism to National Independence

The Transculturality of Modern Warfare in Asia

SS 2017

Southeast Asia from Imperialism to Nationalism after 1800.

World War II and the Transculturality of Violence.

WS 2016/17

From “the bridge on the river Kwai” to Yasukuni Jinja: War and Memory in Asia.