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Höffmann-Academic Award for Intercultural Competence 2015 to Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels

Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels, head of the department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia at the South Asia Institute and director of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, receives the Höffmann-Academic Award for Intercultural Competence 2015.
The award endowed by travel entrepreneur Hans Höffmann comprises an sum of 10,000 euros and honors outstanding and pioneering work in topics of intercultural competence. It is awarded annually by the University of Vechta at over 5,000 universities and research institutions worldwide.
The public award ceremony will take place on 4 February 2016. Prof. Dr. Christoph Wulf, anthropologist and educationalist at the Freie Universität Berlin, will give a laudatory speech. The sponsor of the Research Prize, Hans Höffmann, will also be present.
The event will begin at 6.00 p.m. in the auditorium of the University of Vechta, Driverstraße 22. Afterwards, the University invites you to a small reception. All interested persons are cordially invited.
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12 Jan 2016
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