(Fwd) Job announcements (fwd)

Walter Slaje slaje at T-ONLINE.DE
Sat Dec 22 09:45:00 UTC 2007

Forwarded at request of Axel Michaels: 

5 Professorships within the Framework of

The Heidelberg University Cluster of
Excellence “Asia 
and Europe in Global Perspective:
Shifting Asymmetries in 
Cultural Flows” brings together
scholars in East and 
South Asian, Middle Eastern and European
Studies. To 
further develop the transcultural and
research potential of the Cluster and to
strengthen its 
capabilities in handling transcultural
flows that cross 
linguistic, geographic, cultural and
media borders, five new 
professorships have been established.
These are in

(a)Intellectual History (with a focus on
(b)Visual and Media Anthropology 
(c)Art History (with a focus on the
global flow of art 
(d)Buddhist Studies
(e) Cultural Economic History (with a
focus on South 

The professorships will be open in rank
from junior 
professor with tenure option, to full
professor with tenure. 
The Ph.D. dissertation must have been
completed by the 
time of application. 

The Cluster strongly encourages
qualified women scholars 
to apply. Handicapped persons with the
same equivalent 
qualifications will be given

The positions are open as of now.
Searches will continue 
until the positions are filled. Once a
position is filled, it will be 
announced on the Cluster web-site. Since
the common 
language of the Cluster is English,
proficiency in English is 
required. The positions withal entail
teaching duties, so 
successful candidates are expected to
acquire German 
language skills within three years of
their appointment. All 
successful candidates are expected to
cooperate in the 
development of master and postgraduate
programs with a 
transcultural focus

Further more detailed information see
hd.de/ and

Applications are to be submitted until
January 25th, 2008, 
with the usual documentation (C.V., list
of publications, list 
of courses taught, names of three
scholars familiar with your 
work) to

Search Committee 
Joint Committee for Transcultural
Studies Asia and Europe
c/o Prof. Axel Michaels 
University of Heidelberg
South Asia Institute 
Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
D-69120 Heidelberg
For online applications (recommended): 
mailto:Axel.Michaels at urz.uni-heidelberg.de

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Prof. Dr. Walter Slaje
Associate Editor, ZDMG (South Asian and
Tibetan Studies)
Professor and Chair, Institute for
Department of Ancient Civilizations
Martin Luther-Universitaet
Emil-Abderhalden-Str. 9
D-06108 Halle (Germany)
Phone: +49-(0)345-55-23650, Fax: -27139

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studia humanitatis impigro labore
culturum et provecturum
non sordidi lucri causa nec ad vanam
captandam gloriam,
sed quo magis veritas propagetur et lux
eius, qua salus
humani generis continetur, clarius
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