Press Release 097/2020

Series of Presentations: Cultural Studies between Yesterday and Tomorrow

“Das vom Menschen Gemachte:“ KIT’s Colloquium Fundamentale Will Focus on Cultural Studies This Winter Semester
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Under the heading “Das vom Menschen Gemachte,“ the Colloquium Fundamentale will focus on the role of cultural studies. (Photo: ZAK, KIT)

This semester’s Colloquium Fundamentale of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will consist of online presentations on various aspects of cultural studies and their impacts on politics, media, and the society. The series of presentations of ZAK | Centre for Cultural and General Studies under the heading “Das vom Menschen Gemachte” (The Human-made) will be opened by Professor Julika Griem, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen (KWI) on Thursday, November 12, 2020, 6.00 pm live on ZAK’s YouTube channel: The presentations will be in German.

On the dates specified, the Colloquium Fundamentale will take place at 6.00 pm. Due to the pandemic, the presentations will be broadcast online via ZAK’s YouTube channel: A discussion with the audience via chat, mail, and phone will follow.

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