Universität Wien FIND

Bedingt durch die COVID-19-Pandemie können kurzfristige Änderungen bei Lehrveranstaltungen und Prüfungen (z.B. Absage von Vor-Ort-Lehre und Umstellung auf Online-Prüfungen) erforderlich sein. Melden Sie sich für Lehrveranstaltungen/Prüfungen über u:space an, informieren Sie sich über den aktuellen Stand auf u:find und auf der Lernplattform moodle. ACHTUNG: Lehrveranstaltungen, bei denen zumindest eine Einheit vor Ort stattfindet, werden in u:find momentan mit "vor Ort" gekennzeichnet.

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240508 SE Glocal Afghanistan (P3) (2020W)

Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Participation at first session is obligatory!

The lecturer can invite students to a grade-relevant discussion about partial achievements. Partial achievements that are obtained by fraud or plagiarized result in the non-evaluation of the course (entry 'X' in certificate). The plagiarism software 'Turnitin' will be used for courses with continuous assessment.


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first serve").


max. 20 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Update 11.12.2020: Due to the current Covid-19 Situation the course will change to digital till the end of the semester.

Update 3.11.2020: Due to the current Covid-19 Situation the course will change to digital till the end of the year.

Mittwoch 07.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Freitag 04.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Freitag 11.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Freitag 18.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Freitag 08.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Freitag 15.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Freitag 22.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This course will focus on various forms of mobility. Mobility whether voluntary or forced will be examined as a survival strategy. In addition, referring to ethnographic studies and other materials the extent to which migration affected and affects the social and cultural landscape of Afghanistan and the Afghan diaspora will be analysis. This includes the study of patterns of migration, the reasons for migration, forms of social organization, means of communication etc., relations within the Afghan diaspora, transformation of world views, gender roles etc.
Using the various forms of migrations and reasons for migration as a case study theoretical reflections on terms like migrant, refugee, voluntary or forced migration will be discussed. In order to get a better understanding of the current debate in forced migration studies several key texts, e.g. by MONSUTTI, FIDDIAN-QASEMIYEH, ZETTER, CASTLES etc. will be discussed in class.
Students will be requested to read a number of obligatory key texts, prepare summaries and discuss these texts in classroom. Next to that students will also be required to prepare a short presentation of a specific topic related to Afghan migrations. This topic together with inputs from the obligatory readings will also be the content of students´ final course papers.
This course will use different approaches: inputs by the lecturer, collective reading and discussion of key texts and other materials (e.g. videos). Students will be required to prepare short presentations on specific topics.

English will be used as means of communication

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

* attendance in 80% of all courses (up to 3 units à 2 hours may be missed)
* active participation in course discussions, presentations etc.
* preparation of brief summaries of obligatory reading material (approx. 500 words each, English or German)
* on time submission of summaries of obligatory reading material (for specific dates of submission see extra handout to be distributed in the first session)
* preparation of handout of student´s own presentation (1 to 2 pages)
* circulation of handout of own presentation to all course participants including instructor; handout has to be sent 48 hours before the respective presentation
* submission of written paper via the KSA Info-Center only
Paper either in English or German - should cover approx. 4000 words without bibliography (in 12 fonds, one spaced)
Word count has to be written on front page of paper.
Papers that are substantially longer than the 4000 word will not be accepted
Final deadline for paper submission will be February 28th, 2021.
No extension will be granted!!!!

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Participation in class room discussions 5 %
Quality and on time fulfilling of other requirements (summaries of
obligatory reading, handout of own presentation 10 %
Paper Presentation 25 %
Final paper 60 %

Sehr gut 100 % to 91 % of possible points
Gut 90 % to 76 % of possible points
Befriedigend 75 % to 61 % of possible points
Genügend 60 % to 51 % of possible points
Nicht genügend 50 % of possible points



Key publications will be made available in the 'Handbibliothek', Further literature will be provided via a moodle platform

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Fr 11.12.2020 11:28