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Cultural Conditions Underlying Social Change (SAMKUL)

The Programme for Cultural Conditions Underlying Social Change (SAMKUL) will fund research about the cultural prerequisites underlying the formation of today’s society and societal development. To better equip society to meet major societal challenges and the opportunities arising from them, an...

The Programme for Cultural Conditions Underlying Social Change (SAMKUL) will fund research about the cultural prerequisites underlying the formation of today’s society and societal development.

To better equip society to meet major societal challenges and the opportunities arising from them, an expanded knowledge base is needed. This also entails a broad understanding of the cultural conditions, or rather cultural prerequisites, underlying societal development. This will generate important new insight and supplement the economic, the technological and the natural science-related knowledge bases, which today are largely considered to be the valid foundations for decision-making in society.