Newsletter 8/2012

Summer School "Seeing Matter(s): Materiality and Visuality"

Deadline: April 15, 2012

When:          29.7.-4.8.2012
Where:         Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg, Germany

The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows" at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for its Summer School "Seeing Matter(s): Materiality and Visuality". 

The Summer School will explore the role of visual and material culture in the context of transcultural exchange processes between Asia and Europe. Further it will address the transgressing mobility of images and objects.

It is organised by Christiane Brosius, Professor of Visual and Media Anthropology (Heidelberg), Babara Mittler, Professor of Chinese Studies (Heidelberg) and Sumathi Ramaswamy, Professor of History (Duke), coordinators of Project B4 "Transcultural Visuality".

 The participation fee for the Summer School is 250 Euro. It includes: Lecture and seminar programme/ Summer School dinner Lunch/ coffee and cold drinks during the course/ Local sightseeing programme.

Preliminary programme

Further information (also about scholarships) and application


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