The is a Marxist affiliated school of social theory and philosophy. Their origins go back to the Institute for Social Research at the University of Frankfurt. This Institute emerged from a week-long symposium held in Ilmenau, Germany in 1922 the purpose of which was combining the different trends of Marxism. Jewish Marxist Max Horkheimer was appointed to the chair in 1930 and changed the direction of the Institute from promoting an orthodox Marxist philosophy to Cultural Marxism, better known as Political Correctness. “Frankfurter School” is used as a term for thinkers affiliated with the Institute for Social Research or influenced by them.