University of Innsbruck


Research Area
“Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts”


Cover Im Gespräch mit Christine Schliesser

„Fest der Vielfalt"

veranstaltet von: Universität Innsbruck, Tiroler Landesmuseen, Stadtarchiv Innsbruck

25. Juni 2022, 11:00-20:00 Uhr, rund um das Volkskunstmuseum und die Theologische Fakultät

Young Research

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Seit wann gibt es eigentlich Tierwohl?

In der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts formierte sich in Europa der organisierte Tierschutz. Von Tierwohl sollte aber erst Anfang des 21. Jahrhunderts die Rede sein. U... [weiter]

The Research Area “Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts” is an association of various disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences, which investigates diverse forms of cultural contact.

We understand and analyze culture as a dynamic source of creativity and a space that can give rise to something new, but also as a source of conflict, including violence and war.

We view our research as

  • a reflective process that is not restricted to specific topics but also focuses on the role of knowledge and scholarship therein;
  • a collaboration of various disciplines that each contribute their own skills while learning and drawing from each other;
  • and a contribution to a critical public dialogue on topical social and political questions.


University of Innsbruck
Research Area
“Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts”
Innrain 52d
6020 Innsbruck, Austria

+43 512 507-39820

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