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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

07
Апрель

Research Seminar "Contemporary Life in the Global World"

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
4
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1-4 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The seminar will help to see the world through a global lens. In the seminar, we will explore how different forms of collective action, and various national and supernational patterns of social and cultural specificity shape unique paths of development and transformation for nations, regions, and international systems. Seminar’s geography will include key global regions: from the US and Europe to China, to the global South.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • This seminar is aimed at discussing how different forms of collective action, and various national and supernational patterns of social and cultural specificity shape unique paths of development and transformation for nations, regions, and international systems. Students will also learn how to write and read academic papers.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Work with information: find, define, and use the information from different sources which required for solving of research and professional problems (including the system approach)
  • Student can pose research problems relevant to the study of political phenomena and political processes; setting research tasks; and putting together a research design
  • Student is capable of retrieving, collecting, processing, and analyzing information relevant for achieving goals in the professional field
  • Can work in team
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Civil society and public sphere in modern society
  • Travelling across time and space: social spaces in different societal contexts
  • Global communication and reconfiguration of local spaces/communities
  • Digital societal spaces in global world
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Presentation of the individual project
  • non-blocking Participation in class discussions
  • non-blocking Participation in perusall discussion
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 4th module
    0.4 * Participation in perusall discussion + 0.3 * Presentation of the individual project + 0.3 * Participation in class discussions
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Contributions to a discourse theory of law and democracy : between facts and norms, Habermas, J., 1998
  • The civil society reader, , 2003

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • The Oxford handbook of civil society, Edwards, M., 2013