20 July 2012
Globalisation, Development and Issues of Inter-Cultural Understanding
Concepts like development, globalisation and culture is frequently used in public debate, but often they remain unclear. Students participating in this course, held at the Faculty of Education and International Studies, will explore challenges of multi-culturalism and cross-cultural communication, as well as become familiar with basic concepts like development, globalisation and poverty. Through various cases, the course will visualise interesting development challenges in our present time.
Assistant Professor Lars Leer
The course is designed for teacher education students, students in development studies, people working in humanitarian organizations, and other applicants who want to learn more about issues of globalisation, development and inter-cultural understanding.
The course provides an in-depth, research based approach to the current debates to Globalisation and Development. The course brings together perspectives from anthropology, history and political science, and seeks to comparatively analyse changes over time and empirical, regional variations. The course will treat these issues from a theoretical, empirical as well as a case-oriented perspective.
NOK 6000: The fee for the Summer School is 6000NOK. This includes accommodation, extracurricular activities, excursions and administrative costs.