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Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence starts this week

The fourth Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe” will take place from October 10th - 12th 2012. This year's conference has been organised by Research Area D in cooperation with the CRS 933 “Material Textcultures”. Entitled “Things that connect - pathways of materiality and practice” this year’s meeting focuses on the study of materiality and the power it exercises in cultural processes. The conference features two keynote lectures: Neil MacGregor, the Director of the British Museum in London, will open the conference on Wednesday evening in the Alte Aula with a lecture on "Trajectories of meaning. The shifting power of things.". On Thursday evening Ian Hodder, a renowned professor of archaeology from Stanford University, will speak about "From materiality to entanglement" in the Karl Jaspers Centre. For further information, please see the attached program folder and visit the conference website.

09 Oct 2012
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