Research Projects


2020-2024: Welterzeugung („Worldmaking“) in China – globale Perspektiven (Research Network with University of Heidelberg & FU Berlin)

Dominic Sachsenmaier (University of Göttingen),
Barbara Mittler (University of Heidelberg),
Elena Meyer-Clement (University of Copenhagen)


2021 – 2025: China in Africa: Exploring the Consequences for Economic and Social Development

 Andreas Fuchs,
Lennart Kaplan,
Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen)

Partners: Kiel Institute for the World Economy


2019-2022: Remeasuring China. The Complex Contexts of Chinese Weights and Length Measurements Reforms (ca. 1927-1937)

Dominic Sachsenmaier (University of Göttingen)


2015–2022: Empirical Analyses of Emerging Donors in Development Cooperation

Axel Dreher,
Andreas Fuchs (University of Göttingen)


2018-2022: Modern Chinese & Global History (Anneliese Maier Forschungspreis Prof Wang Hui/ Tsinghua University

Wang Hui  (Global and Transregional Studies Platform, University of Göttingen),
Dominic Sachsenmaier (University of Göttingen)


2019-2021: From I Ging to I Ching: A Study of the Wilhelm/Baynes Translation of the Book of Changes (Kooperation mit City Univ. Hong Kong)

Dominic Sachsenmaier (University of Göttingen),
Tze-ki Hon (University of Illinois Chicago)


2019-2021: The New Silk Road. Implications for Higher Education and Research Cooperation between China and Europe (Research network with  Harvard/Utrecht/Oxford/Shanghai Jiaotong)

Dominic Sachsenmaier (University of Göttingen),
Marijk van der Wende (Utrecht University),
William C. Kirby (Harvard University)


2018-2021: Interjurisdiktionaler Wettbewerb und Kooperation in China: Eine Analyse von Ursachen und Politischen Maßnahmen auf der Kreisebene

Sarah Eaton (Humboldt University Berlin),
Genia Kostka (Free University of Berlin)


2018-2021: Cosmopolitanism in Europe and China

Zhang Chunjie (University of California, Davis)


2019-2020:  Japan & Global History

Selcuk Esenbel (Boğaziçi University)


2017-2019: Inter-Asia Research Group

Dominic Sachsenmaier,
Srirupa Roy (University of Göttingen)


2017-2019: K.I.T.F.E.M. (Knowledge and Innovation in to and from Emerging Markets)

Fabian Froese,
Sebastian Störmer (University of Göttingen)


2015-2017: New Religiosities in Turkey: Reenchantment in a Secularized Muslim Country? (Neoreligitur)

Katja Triplett (University of Göttingen)

2017: Neue Kooperationsformen zwischen Schulen und Unternehmen im chinesischen Berufsbildungswesen

Armin Müller (University of Göttingen)


2017: Clio Stranded: World History in Twentieth-Century China

Fan Xin (University of Cambridge),
Dominic Sachsenmaier (University of Göttingen)


2016: The haiku Between East–East & West: An Inquiry into the Entangled History of a Buddhistic Poetic Genre in Modern Turkey

Katja Triplett (University of Göttingen),
Laurent Mignon (University of Oxford)


2013-2017: CETREN – Transregional Research Network

Srirupa Roy,
Axel Schneider (University of Göttingen)