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Dynamic Societies

Profile Area

Religion and Society

The complex relationship between religion and society is studied across a span of epochs and cultures in an interdisciplinary and collaborative manner.

Profile Area

Dynamics of Social Plurality

The profile area bundles the interdisciplinary study of the causes, mechanisms and effects of social plurality and its formation.

Emerging Field

Accessing Cultures

The emerging field draws on the Digital Humanities and applies an interdisciplinary approach to understanding culture(s) from antiquity to the present day, paying special attention to the conditions of access to cultural assets.

Profile Area

Addressing Law

Law and the interdisciplinary study of the various political and sociocultural contexts of law throughout history comprise the central focus of this profile area.