Culture transfer

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Under cultural transfer is the process of taking over cultural phenomena between different cultures , such. B. between different countries or between different social groups .

Research into cultural transfers is a relatively recent approach to cultural studies that was developed from the mid-1980s onwards using the example of cultural relations between France and Germany. Michel Espagne and Michael Werner were the founders of the research direction .

The horizontal cultural transfer takes place over spatial distances, the transfer of knowledge penetrates cultural and linguistic borders. On the other hand, cultural techniques are exchanged in vertical culture transfer between different social groups and strata ; spatial distance vs. social distance .

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Web links

Wiktionary: Kulturtransfer  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. Andreas Ackermann: The own and the foreign: hybridity, diversity and cultural transfers. In: Friedrich Jaeger; Jörn Rüsen (Hrsg.): Handbuch der Kulturwissenschaften. 3 vol., Stuttgart / Weimar 2004, vol. 3, pp. 138–154