Culture as an Instrument of Social Transformation

Ronald Grätz is the Executive Secretary of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) - Germany




Starting from the premise that culture is a key factor for sustainable development, this essay describes how culture creates bridges between groups and people and connects stories and traditions. The author makes a theoretical journey through the different notions and functions of culture and emphasizes the role of the IFA for social groups. Read paper