Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 056/2016

Flight and Migration from the Current and Historic Perspectives

ZAK’s Public Symposium “Unterwegs. Nirgends daheim?“ Is Part of the 23rd European Cultural Days in Karlsruhe
The public symposium of ZAK focuses on flight, mobility, and residence. (Photo: Gabi Zachmann/KIT)

The public symposium “Unterwegs. Nirgends daheim?” (On the way. Nowhere at home) of ZAK I Center for Applied Cultural and General Studies of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will take place on April 22 and 23, 2016, and focuses on the current situation of refugees in Germany and worldwide as well as on historic dimensions of migration and residence. The public symposium will be opened on Friday, April 22, 2016, 19.30 hrs, at the Karlsruhe city hall by an evening lecture of Professor Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Co-President of the Club of Rome.




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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