Brexit and Thoughts on Europe
Already in February, the 20th Karlsruhe Dialogues “NationEurope: The Polarised Solidarity Community” have discussed intensively and controversially the current state of Europe and a possible Brexit.
Terreur dans l’Hexagone (french lecture)
In the winter term 2016 in the course of lectures of International Forum Prof. Dr. Gilles Kepel is going to speak about the theme of his new book „Terreur dans l'Hexagone“. This lecture about the terror in France will be given on Thursday, 27. october 2016 at 6pm.
On Wednesday, 22 June 2016 scientists of the KIT Climate and Environment Center presented fascinating research relating to climate change and conservation of resources.
From 22 - 23 April 2016 ZAK hosted a scientific symposium on mobility and localisation. The symposium took place as a closing event of the Festival of European Culture 2016 “Migration - happiness | misery | foreignness” at Industrie- and Handelskammer Karlsruhe (Chamber of Industry and Commerce Karlsruhe).
Watch out for the latest events of KIT Symphony Orchestra, KIT Choir, Bigband and other tremendous ensembles as well as current information about what is going on in Public Science by visiting our event calendar.
A Concise Profile
The ZAK | Centre for Cultural and General Studies aims at interdisciplinarity. It contributes to communicate between the sciences and the humanities and mediates between science and society by means of specific projects on the basis of the university’s concept of structure and development.
Tasks and Goals:
- Promoting interdisciplinary teaching at the university and the dissemination of knowledge following the tradition of the Liberal Arts
- Facilitating student education in career-relevant key qualifications
- Developing and offering innovative teaching and learning modules for interdisciplinary education
- Intensifying the dialogue between different academics in the area of social impact and cultural change
- Developing and organizing events intending to intensify the exchange between science and society
- Researching framework requirements and megatrends in the range of competence acquirement from the perspective of cultural studies
Picture (KIT at City Hall): „Green Globe on Moss“: © Romolo Tavani / fotolia.com