Active participation in the seminar is essential. Attendance and participation in class discussions are expected from students, and they are expected to read the mandatory texts, give presentations and write the final research report as members of sub-group. Students are permitted a maximum of three absences. Regarding the individual grades, the performance assessment of students consists of seminar presentations (discussion paper presentations), 40%, and research report, 60%. The seminar language is English.
Reading (Supplementary reading list)
Binns, T., Dixon, A., Nel, E. Africa: Diversity and Development. Routledge, 2012.
Cornwall, A., Harrison, E., Whitehead, A. (eds.). Gendered Myths: The Struggle for Interpretative Power in Gender and Development. Development and Change 38, 1, 2007.
Crewe, E., Axelby, R. Anthropology and Development: Culture, Morality and Politics in a Globalised World. Cambridge, 2013.
Edelman, M., Haugerud, A. (eds.). The Anthropology, Development and Globalization. Blackwell, 2005.
Elliot, J. An Introduction to Sustainable Development. London, 2013.
Gardner, K., Lewis, D. Anthropology and Development: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century. Pluto Press, 2015.
Hammett, D., Twyman, C. & Graham, M. Research and Fieldwork in Development. Routledge, 2015.
Mosse, D. Cultivating Development: An Ethnography of Aid and Practice. Pluto Press, 2005.
Mosse, D., Lewis, D. (eds.). The Aid Effect: Giving and Governing in International Development. Pluto Press, 2005.
Sillitoe, P. (ed). Local Science vs. Global Science: Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge in International Development. Oxford, 2007.