Introduction – Transcultural Turbulences: Towards a Multi-sited Reading of Image Flows

  • Christiane BrosiusEmail author
  • Roland Wenzlhuemer
Part of the Transcultural Research – Heidelberg Studies on Asia and Europe in a Global Context book series (TRANSCULT)


“(T)ransculture – the violent collision of an extant culture with a new or different culture that reshapes both into a hybrid transculture that is itself then subject to transculturation – highlights those places where the carefully defined borders of identity become confused and overlapping, a task that requires new histories, new ideas and new means of representation” (Nicholas Mirzoeff 2002 (1998): 477)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Visual and Media Anthropology, Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”Heidelberg UniversityHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Modern History, Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”Heidelberg UniversityHeidelbergGermany

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