The ‘In-Between Society’: Tradition and Modernism in Conflict
From 22nd until 24th of February 2013 the 17th Karlsruhe Dialogues took place.
Ten years ZAK
With the celebratory event on the 30th of November and the 1st of December the ZAK celebrated its tenth anniversary in the winter semester.
This volume addresses the topic of organised crime from a sociological, economic, criminological, and judicial perspective, and offers approaches to possible solutions.
Since March 2012 the ZAK, together with the Goethe Institute, coordinates the German network of the Anna-Lindh Foundation. The collaborative, nationwide series of events of the network on the subject “Migration and Flight” took place from October until December 2012
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Public Service Review; European Science & Technology: issue 12
The written articles based on the 15th Karlsruhe Dialogues are now available!
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