Press Release 138/2016

Public Lecture Series: “Rückkehr zum Nationalismus?”

Colloquium Fundamentale “Neue Nationalismen – Folge einer globalisierten Welt?“ of ZAK Focuses on Nationalist Tendencies in Europe
In the coming winter semester, the Colloquium Fundamentale will focus on renationalization tendencies in Europe. (Photo:

Brexit, populism, increasing popularity of new rightist parties: European states emphasize their national interests. The Colloquium Fundamentale of ZAK | Center for Cultural and General Studies of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will focus on the increasing renationalization tendencies in Europe in the 2016/17 winter semester. Under the heading “Neue Nationalismen - Folge einer globalisierten Welt?” (New nationalisms – effect of a globalized world?), the lecture series “Rückkehr zum Nationalismus (Return to nationalism)” will be opened by historian Professor Julia Angster of Mannheim University on Thursday, October 20, 2016, 18 hrs at the Redtenbacher-Hörsaal (Engelbert-Arnold-Straße 4, building 10.91).



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The lectures will be in German.


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