Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 049/2014

Series of Presentations: Understanding Digitization

The Colloquium Fundamentale Focuses on Technologies of Our Digital Society
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Computer networks, laptops, and digitized knowledge have long since become parts of our everyday life. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)

From smartphones to smart homes: Under the heading of “Dig-ital Revolution: Understanding and Designing Technology?”, the Colloquium Fundamentale of ZAK │ Center for Applied Cultural Science and Studium Generale of KIT focuses on technologies of our digital society. The series of presentations will be opened by Manfred Faßler, Professor for Sociology and Anthropology of the Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main on Thursday, May 8, 2014, 18.30 hrs at the NTI-Hörsaal (Engesserstraße 5, building 30.10).

Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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Monika Landgraf
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