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Tagung „Globale Religionsgeschichte aus regionaler Perspektive. Eine Übersicht über die zweite Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts (ca. 1850-1914)“, Universität Heidelberg

Von 7. Juni bis 9. Juni 2018 findet die Tagung „Globale Religionsgeschichte aus regionaler Perspektive. Eine Übersicht über die zweite Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts (ca. 1850-1914)“ an der Universität Heidelberg statt.

In neuerer Zeit kristallisiert sich ein allgemeiner Konsens darüber heraus, dass Religionen nur angemessen in ihren globalen Verflechtungen untersucht werden können. Die Umsetzung dieser Forderung gestaltet sich jedoch nicht einfach. Die vorliegende Tagung will theoretische Perspektiven für eine globale Religionsgeschichte anhand der Diskussion konkreter religionsgeschichtlicher Fallbeispiele ausloten.

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Conference Announcement: “Between Appropriation and Refutation – On the Significance and Reception of Max Weber in China”

Date: March 20th-21st, 2018

Venue: Peking University

Organizers: Max Weber Foundation / China Branch Office and the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at Peking University

Max Weber himself has dealt with China in his study on “Confucianism and Taoism” (1915/1920). However, more important for the reception in China is his famous book “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism”, which alone has been translated into Chinese twenty times. This raises the question of what Weber’s reception in the People’s Republic of ...

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CfA: Transregional Academy 2018, Berlin: Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations

Call for Applications
Transregional Academy 2018, Berlin
Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations

Dear Colleagues

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland in cooperation with the National University Singapore invite applications from doctoral and postdoctoral scholars of humanities and social sciences to participate in the Transregional Academy on the theme “ Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations”  to be held from 29th September to 7th October 2018 at the National University of Singapore.

TheAcademy aims to provide a forum for ...

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CfP for Panel: „The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) across the Indian Ocean: Activities and Repercussions of China’s Strategic Initiative from Southeast Asia to Africa“

Dear All,

My colleagues Dr. Alfred Gerstl (Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES), Vienna, Austria), Dr. Maria Strasakova (Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic), and I would like to inivite papers for our panel entitled

„The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) across the Indian Ocean: Activities and Repercussions of China’s Strategic Initiative from Southeast Asia to Africa“.

The Panel will be held at the ASEAS-UK Conference at the University of Leeds, 5-7 Sept. 2018. ASEAS is the Association for Southeast Asian Studies ...

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EPRIE 2018 Call for Applications: Media in times of populism and post-truth politics

Exchange Program for Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe – EPRIE 2018


Media in times of populism and post-truth politics – challenges and opportunities

From June 27 to July 8, 2018 in Europe (Poland, Germany, Belgium)


EPRIE aims to exchange perspectives and experiences between East Asia and Europe. In 2018, we will take a closer look at the challenges posed by populism and post-truth politics to the media sector and the opportunities of media innovations to tackle these issues.

Together with media ...

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CfA: 14th EAJS Workshop for Doctoral Students, Belgrade, 8-11 October 2018

Call for Applications: 14th EAJS Workshop for Doctoral Students

Venue: The University of Belgrade, Serbia

Date: 8–11 October 2018

Project director: Prof Dr Ljiljana Markovic (The University of Belgrade)

Language for applications and during the workshop: English

Application deadline: 11 June 2018

To apply please use our online application system.

The European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) invites doctoral students in all humanities and social sciences to apply for the 14th EAJS Workshop for Doctoral Students (8–11 October 2018). The workshop will take place at the ...

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Germany – India – Japan and a Free and Open Indo-Pacific, Monday, March 12, 2018, Berlin

In Asia-Pacific a new political situation is developing as reflected in various political and security policy initiatives in the area. Japan declared a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy” in August 2016 in order to enhance “connectivity” between Asia and Africa through a free and open Indo-Pacific to promote the stability and prosperity of the regions as a whole. In 2017 Prime Minister Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India also agreed to align Japan’s “Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy” ...

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Call for Papers: REA2018, University of Duisburg-Essen

The GRK 1613 „Risk and East Asia“ — a research training group funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation) at the Institute for East Asian Studies (IN-EAST), University of Duisburg-Essen — has since its start in 2009 offered doctoral training and post-doctoral research opportunities in contemporary East Asian studies, focusing on the governance of risks triggered by Asian responses to global economic, political and social change.

We will mark 2018, our final year of funding, with a final conference, REA2018, to ...

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Ausschreibung W3-Professur „Neuere Geschichte Südasiens“, Universität Heidelberg

Am Südasien-Institut der Universität Heidelberg ist zum Wintersemester 2019/2020 eine

W3-Professur „Neuere Geschichte Südasiens“ (Nachfolge Prof. Dr. Gita Dharampal-Frick)

zu besetzen. Die Professur hat den Schwerpunkt in der Geschichte Südasiens ab der Frühen Neuzeit. Es wird erwartet, dass die/der Bewerber/in über Kompetenzen in einer oder mehreren südasiatischen Sprachen verfügt und das Fach in Bachelor- und Masterstudiengängen in großer Breite anbieten kann.

Das Südasien-Institut (http://www.sai.uni-heidelberg.de/) ist mit sieben Fächern und vier weiteren assoziierten Professuren an der Universität in besonderer Weise auf interdisziplinäre Forschung ...

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Call for proposals: CESS 2018

Central Eurasian Studies Society 19th Annual Conference, October 25-28, 2018
and Pre-Conference Workshops, October 24-25, 2018

University of Pittsburgh, USA

About the Annual Conference

See also: http://www.centraleurasia.org/annual-conf

CESS Annual Conferences have been held at universities around North America since 2000, currently offering up to 70 panels and attracting around 300 participants from all over the world.

For CESS 2018, we invite submissions relating to all aspects of humanities and social science scholarship. The geographic domain of Central Eurasia encompasses Central Asia, the Caucasus, Iran, ...

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