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Press Release 052/2018

Public Symposium: Women’s Rights on the Move

With the Event “Europe on the Move. Societies, Values, and Women’s Rights in Transition,“ ZAK Participates in the 24th Festival of European Culture in Karlsruhe
Women’s rights and open society are in the focus of a public symposium of ZAK. (Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons license)
Women’s rights and open society are in the focus of a public symposium of ZAK. (Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons license)

The public scientific symposium of ZAK I Center for Cultural and General Studies of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on May 4 and 5, 2018 focuses on the rights of women, emancipatory rollbacks, and the future of open society. The public event will be opened on Friday, May 4, 2018, 7 p.m. at the Karlsruhe city hall with a keynote lecture by the human rights activist, lawyer, and imam Seyran Ateş, who lives in Berlin.



The conference language is German.

Click http://www.zak.kit.edu/ekt.php for the complete program and information on the lecturers.


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 25,500 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.

am, 30.04.2018

Press contact:

Anna Kwiatkowski
ZAK | Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale
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E-Mail: anna kwiatkowskiHla3∂kit edu
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