Spain, Barcelona

Contemporary Barcelona and its Cultural History

when 25 June 2018 - 23 July 2018
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 150

The course understands the cultural history of the city as a reflection of the cultural history of contemporary Spain, from the anarchist city to the cosmopolitan capital with international outreach. Focusing on the last two centuries and from a sociological and anthropological point of view, the course will analyse the Barcelona society and its most recent political history through its conflicts and cultural influences. Interviews and on-site visits are foreseen to grasp the testimonies of relevant stakeholders. The course has an interdisciplinary approach at the intersection of urban studies, Catalan history, Hispanic studies, cultural studies, and anthropology.

Fee info

EUR 150: Registration fee for non UPF partner institutions
EUR 900: Tuition fee for 6 ECTS credit course