240029 VS The anthropology of space: ethnographic and participatory approaches (3.3.3) (2020W)
- Registration is open from Tu 01.09.2020 00:01 to We 23.09.2020 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Mo 19.10.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
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.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
B = 2 (Good): 75 - 86,99%
C = 3 (Satisfactory): 63 - 74,99%
D = 4 (Enough): 50 - 62,99%
F = 5 (Not Enough): 00 - 49,99%
The short list below is included to give an indication. Students will read a selection of ethnographic monographs and will additionally study multimedia resources with examples of creative and participatory research projects into spatial issues. A full list of readings and audio-visual resources will be announced during the first class.
- Low, Setha. 2017. Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place. London: Routledge.
- Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. 2015. The Mushroom at the End of the World:On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Princeton: Princeton University Press (available as audiobook on Audible, narrated by Susan Ericksen).
- Basso, Keith. 1996. Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language among the Western Apache. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press (accessible as audiobook on Audible, narrated by Steven Jay Cohen).