Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute
Friday, September 30, 2016
Promoting Cultural Understanding through Education & Communication
Definition of Culture
The word Culture is often misunderstood as its wide semantic field includes but is not limited to:
Language: the oldest human institution and the most sophisticated medium of expression.
Arts & Sciences: the most advanced and refined forms of human expression.
Thought: the ways in which people perceive, interpret, and understand the world around them.
Spirituality: the value system transmitted through generations for the inner well-being of human beings, expressed through language and actions.
Social activities: the shared pursuits within a cultural community, demonstrated in a variety of festivities and life-celebrating events.
Interaction: the social aspects of human contact, including the give-and-take of socialization, negotiation, protocols, and conventions.