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Upcoming events


  • World Science Café (ZAK in co-operation with IScO, funded within the Philipp Schwartz Initiative)
  • LecRaum für Einblicke von und Austausch mit gefährdeten Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern bietet die Reihe „World Science Café“ (www.pexels.com, CC0 license)ture series featuring at-risk academics along with other scholars on topics related to academic freedom, refugees, working in exile presented by the The Centre for Cultural and General Studies (ZAK) in co-operation with the International Scholars and Welcome Office (IScO) funded within the Philipp Schwartz Initiative. 
  • Venue: Foyer of the Presidential Building (Adolf Würth Building, bldg. 11.30), Ehrenhof, Engelbert-Arnold-Str. 2, KIT Campus South
  • Programs:
    • Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 6 pm - Opening Lecture: Foreign Involvement in the Syrian Conflict: Status Quo and Prospects
      Prof. Dr. Hussein Almohamad (Syria), Anthropogeography
      Institute of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
    • Wednesday, 01 February 2017, 6 pm - Syrian Cultural Heritage during the Crisis​
      Prof. Dr. Ammar Abdulrahman (Syria), Archeology
      Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Studies (IANES), Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
      In cooperation with the German Commission for UNESCO.

    • Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 6 pm - On Refugee Lives, or A Note on Human Condition
      Prof. Dr. Hande Birkalan-Gedik (Turkey), Institute of Sociology
      Institute of Sociology, Goethe-University Frankfurt

  • The first Workshop of the German SAR Section “aiming at facilitating the exchange of expertise and best practices amongst institutions in Germany” will be held on 27th -28th . April  2017 in Berlin.


Past Events




Impressions of the 12th Humboldt-Tag on 27th Okt. 2016