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Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:47

The Institute for South Asian and Southeast Asian Studies University of Cologne is organising Summer schools in the months of August and September.

The Summer school on the "History and Culture of Cambodia" is being organised from the 06.8.-26.8.2018. Numerous excursions will take place to illustrate...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:45

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Niklas, Head of the Institute of South Asian and South East Asian studies, Department of Indology and Tamil Studies at University of Cologne, is felicitated with a Grammar Award by the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Tamil Sangam Madurai Award on April 5th, 2018. This is certainly a proud moment for University of Cologne. Congratulations!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 17:05

The Bronze Age Mycenean palaces in Greece were not destroyed by a catastrophic earthquake, as previously widely accepted. No one knows exactly why the Mycenaean palaces ended around 1200 BC; also a mega-earthquake or an "earthquake storm" at the end of the Bronze Age were accepted. "We could not find any evidence for this hypothesis in the Mycenaean cities of Tiryns and Midea," explains...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 16:52

The joint project under the auspices of the University of Bonn and participation of the University of Cologne and the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) investigates changes in land use in rural Africa. The regional research focus of the new Collaborative Research Center is on the Kenyan Rift Valley, the Agricultural Growth Corridor in southern Tanzania...

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 13:34
Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Commemorating 20 years of the great fall of the Berlin Wall on 9th November 1989, the Falling Walls was set up in the year 2009 and has since then served as a unique platform to take humanity forward and break the walls or in other words the challenges faced by people in today’s day and time. An offshoot of the Falling Walls Foundation, the Falling Walls Lab serves as a forum for...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 14:33
German House

Adding to the list of successful and interesting Science Circle Lectures (SCL), the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH, New Delhi) organised its second SCL of the year on 16th February 2018 at the German House. Supported by the German Embassy and the University of Bremen, this event revolved around an engaging lecture by Prof Dr Rainer Malaka on the topic of “Empowering Digital...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 13:41

The Center for Modern Indian Studies (CMIS) and the German Research Center for Comparative Vocational Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Matthias Pilz from the University of Cologne (UoC) were hosting a conference about vocational education and skill formation on the 24th and 25th of October in Delhi. The hosts were more than happy...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 12:10

The summer school targets at facilitating exchange of scientific and methodical knowledge on urban transformation processes and assemblages in South and Southeast Asia. The social, environmental, economic and political consequences of rapid urban growth in the region are tremendous and often challenge existing...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 13:57

Germany and India Partner on new initiatives in Standardisation, Certification and Market Surveillance 

The 5th annual meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure, led by the Indian Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy was held on January 15 and 16, 2018 in New Delhi. The...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:59

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This year once again at the...