Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies


Korean Literature and Culture

Dec 11, 2019 (Wednesday) 6-8pm, Wilhelmstraße 133, Room 30

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Marion Eggert (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)

Translation, Transcoding, Code Switching and Linguistic interfaces in Korean poetry of Chosǒn times

The language situation in Chosǒn times has been notoriously difficult to described. The term diglossia which had provided the framework for the study of the relationship between the written medium of Literary Sinitic and the spoken and written Korean vernacular for many years has been “ditched” by Ross King with very good arguments, with no more suitable replacement having come forward yet...

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Workshop: Intersecting Perspectives in Hadith Studies

13.-14 Dezember 2019

Am 13-14. Dezember findet der Workshop "Intersecting Perspectives on Texts, Methods and Interpretation in Hadith Studies" statt. (Theologicum Seminarraum 10, Liebermeisterstraße 12-18) 

Die Veranstaltung wird gemeinsam vom der Abteilung für Islamwissenschaft des Asien-Orient-Instituts und Lehrstuhl für Hadithwissenschaften des Zentrums für Islamische Theologie organisiert. Neben den Referenten aus Tübingen sind 4 Wissenschaftlerinnen aus Munich, Innsbruck, Lille und Istanbul eingeladen worden.

Wir würden uns über eine zahlreiche Teilnahme und eine Bekanntmachung sehr freuen.

Flyer und das Programm: PDF

Entertaining Hindutva: Competition, Privatization and Violence in Indian Soap Operas since 2000

November 27, 12:00 – 14:00 c.t., Room R03 Schloss Hohentübingen

Talk by Dr. Britta Ohm
International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University

The soap opera continues to occupy a central place in the TV viewing habits of hundreds of millions of media consumers in India. Yet, it has remained the most understudied format in the extensive scholarship on the role of media in organizing and visualizing Hindu nationalism (Hindutva)...

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Young Scholars Workshop at CCKF-ERCCT, Summer 2020

The ERCCT organises a yearly Young Scholars Workshop, so Ph.D. students (3rd year and above) and postdocs of the social sciences working on academic projects related to Taiwan or China are invited to submit their application.

The workshop will provide young scholars with the opportunity to:

  • present their research to an international audience;
  • engage in scholarly exchange on topics related to theory and methodology;
  • fine-tune the theoretical framework of their respective research projects;
  • write an article on their research for publication in the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs;
  • get to know Tuebingen and its University;

Ten to twelve young scholars (five-six each from Europe and Taiwan) will be invited to attend.
Travel expenses and accommodation are fully covered by the ERCCT.

Young Scholars Workshop 2020: PDF

Winter School 2019 "Readings of the Border"

Universität Tübingen, November 6-9, 2019

Internationale Winter School des Deutschen Seminars und des Center for Korean Studies der Universität Tübingen vom 6. bis zum 9. November 2019 mit Workshops zum Thema Rezeptionen der Grenze in der Gegenwartsliteratur. Öffentliche Veranstaltungen im Rahmen der Winter School: Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema Mauerfall (6. November, 18:15 Uhr, Fürstenzimmer, Schloss Hohentübingen), Lesung mit der Autorin Anna Kim (7. November, 18:15 Uhr, Café Haag) und Vortrag zur Wendeliteratur (8. November, 18:15 Uhr, Brechtbau 215).

7th “Young Scholars Workshop” at the CCKF-ERCCT Summer 2019

「歐洲當代臺灣研究中心-蔣經國基金會海外中心」舉辦的「青年精英學者 工作坊」于 2019 年夏天

Date: 30 June to 7 July, 2019

Applicants shall be Ph.D. students (3rd year and above) and postdocs. Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and an outline of their research project (5-6 pages) until 15 March, 2019 to:
Stefan Braig, M.A.
ERCCT Managing Director
Mail: stefan.braig ( at )