Transcultural Studies

Transcultural Studies is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal committed to promoting the knowledge and research of transculturality in all disciplines. It is published by the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries and Cultural Flows” of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.

Previous Issue:

No. 1 (2013)
featuring contributions by Yu-Chih Lai in a translation by Philip Hand, Takeharu Ôkubo in a translation by Gaynor Sekimori, Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, and Barbara Mittler.

All previous issues can be viewed here

Current Issue:

No 2 (2013)

Table of Contents

Cover 2013/2 PDF

Editor's Note

Issue 2013/2 HTML PDF
Monica Juneja, Joachim Kurtz 4-6


From Theology's Handmaid to the Science of Sciences: Western Philosophy's Transformations on its Way to China HTML PDF
Ori Sela 7-44
“Luxury” and “the Surprising” in Sir William Chambers’ Dissertation on Oriental Gardening (1772): Commercial Society and Burke’s Sublime-Effect HTML PDF
Yue Zhuang 45-76
Sites of "Disconnectedness": The Port City of Yokohama, Souvenir Photography, and its Audience HTML PDF
Mio Wakita 77-129
Global Mobility, Transcultural Literature, and Multiple Modes of Modernity HTML PDF
Arianna Dagnino 130-160

ISSN: 2191-6411