Culture, cognition, history and heritage are central concerns of contemporary society, of relevance to all social domains and at all geographical scales. The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam interfaculty Research Institute CLUE+ brings together top researchers from a wide variety of academic disciplines to jointly investigate these concerns and to reflect upon and formulate strategies towards societal challenges. Following the general VU profile themes, the focus is on challenges in the realm of connectedness, sustainability and governance.
With interdisciplinary projects addressing these topics in novel ways and with innovative techniques, CLUE+ aims to provide an inspiring research climate for young academic talents. Its international orientation makes it an ideal partner for fellow research institutes and for public organisations active in the arenas of culture, cognition, history and heritage, both within Europe and neighbouring regions.