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


Alexander von Humboldt Knocking on China's Door

Special lecture by Prof. Dr. Ottmar Ette

Humboldtian Studies: A Special Column

Foreign Languages and Cultures, vol. 3, no. 3, 2019

Launching Ceremony of the Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies

The Humboldt Center for Transdisciplinary Studies was launched.


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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