Copenhagen, Denmark

Crisis and Transition: Environmental Humanities in a Global World

when 2 August 2021 - 21 August 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 15 EC
fee DKK 7500

In this summer school, we will investigate social and cultural aspects of the environmental crisis and sustainable transitions. Specifically, we will explore how methods and theories from the humanities can be mobilized to understand the crisis and facilitate sustainable transitions while at the same time taking into account the particular and varied local, regional and transnational manifestations of the environmental crisis.

Target group


Course aim

Summer school students will be introduced to a selection of relevant theoretical perspectives from within the humanities ranging from anthropology and cultural studies to history and philosophy. The summer school will further train students to employ a range of humanistic methods; ethnographic methods (e.g. participant observation and interviews), discourse analysis, and visual analysis.

Fee info

DKK 7500: EU/EEA citizens
DKK 18750: Non-EU/EEA citizens