Press Release 030/2024

Colloquium Fundamentale on “Was ist Freiheit?“

KIT’s Series of Presentations Focuses on Freedom - the Motto of the Science Year 2024
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Open exchange and different perspectives: “Freedom” will be in the focus of the Colloquium Fundamentale in the 2024 summer semester. (Photo: Magali Hauser, KIT)

Freedom in view of climate protection, digitalization, and science: The Colloquium Fundamentale of ZAK I Center for Cultural and General Studies of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will focus on different perspectives and facets of freedom. The series of presentations will start on Thursday, April 25, 2024, 18.00 hrs at the InformatiKOM on KIT’s Campus South. Sociologist Professor Nicole J. Saam will speak about “Soziale Freiheit im Kontext: Eine kleine Geschichte des Freiheitsbegriffs“ (social freedom in context: A small history of the conception of freedom). Admission will be free.

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mf, 17.04.2024

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Contact for this press release:

Mareike Freier
ZAK | Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale des KIT
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