Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik

Zentralinstitut der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


The Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik (HZK) is an interdisciplinary, practice-oriented research and teaching institution of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
The HZK is dedicated to researching cultural techniques in the sense of cultural practices of generating, transmitting and processing knowledge. The focus is firstly on the experimentation of knowledge spaces and secondly on collecting as a cultural technique. As a central institute, the HZK operates various research infrastructures in analogue and digital space.

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