Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies

Changsha, China / Potsdam, Germany

Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies

Changsha, China / Potsdam, Germany

Mission Statement

HCTS has been created to introduce and promote the study on the life and works of Alexander von Humboldt.

Welcome Speech

Professor Dr. Ottmar Ette, Director of the HCTS

Launching Ceremony

The Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies was launched.


Latest News

Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies


"Building Bridges, Brodening Horizons: China & Latin America" International Collquium

The International Colloquium“Building Bridges, Broadening Horizons: China and Latin America” takes the opportunity of the launching of the special issue of the Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures in order to unfold a project concerning the strengthening of cultural, aesthetic and literary ties between China and Latin America.Instead of insisting in sophisticated forms of exceptionalism,...

Ottmar Ette, director of the Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies, attended a global conference to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the opening of Alexander von Humboldt House Museum

A global conference to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the opening of Alexander von Humboldt House Museum was held in Havana, Cuba.Humboltians from Cuba, Germany. Ottmar Ette, director of the Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies, and Ren Haiyan, vice director of the Center, editorial director of the periodical Foreign Languages and Cultures delivered their speeches at the conference.

"TransArea Studies" Series 1: Webinar on Romanticism

From March to June 2021, the HCTS organized a webinar on Romanticism.


Members

Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies


Prof. Dr. Ottmar Ette

Director

Chair of Romance languages and comparative literature at University of Potsdam, Director of the Humboldt Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Dr. Ren Haiyan

Deputy Director

Associate Professor at the English Department of Hunan Normal University, Deputy Director of the Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies


About Humboldt

Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies


About Alexander von Humboldt

On September 14th 1769, exactly 251 years ago, Alexander von Humboldt was born in Berlin, under the sign of a comet, as he proudly remarked. He became one of the most famous scholars and scientistsof his time on a world-wide scale and is celebrated today both in Europe and the Americas. In China, it is high time to discover a naturalist, writer and traveller who, crossing the Russian Empire, no...


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