Focused on ideas and imaginaries, discourses, understandings and generalizations of anthropological knowledge

CAST explores historical, social, cultural as well as technological conditions, factors and practices of knowledge production since the 19th century.

CAST combines renowned expertise in the fields of sociology and cultural psychology, literature and media studies, philosophy and history of sciences.

CAST promotes cross-disciplinary and collaborative research by engaging scholars from the humanities and social sciences in dialogue with colleagues from the technical and natural sciences, complemented by internationally renowned scholars from all around the world.