The department of social and cultural history is engaged with describing cultural and social processes of socialization in their historical context. This enables, above all, a view to historical transformation processes as they are manifested in structures and also biographies. more

Literary Cultures

The term “Literary Cultures” emphasizes the cultural studies character of literary studies as practiced in the range of cultural studies in Lüneburg. The core area – as in traditionally oriented institutes of literary studies – is initially and above all dedicated to literary works: their aesthetics, the circumstances of their production, their history, and the readings they have engendered. more