240073 VO Climate Change through the Lens of an Inter- and Transdisciplinary Project: "Climate Walk" (2021S)
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
The course will be held on Zoom, the sessions will be recorded.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
For completing the course and getting 3 ECTS: submission of a seven-page paper at one of the four exam dates (24.6., 9.9., 18.11. or 27.1.22) through a separate Moodle exam page (submission window: 8.00-23.59). Please be aware that you need to register via u.space for one of the four exam dates! The exam moodle course is ONLY accessible (!) for those of you who have registered via u.space.
Final assignment paper has to include a title page, and a bibliography, and has to be written either in Times New Roman or Arial 12 pt. (with 1,5 spacing). Word count: minimum 1800, maximum 2500 words (excl. title page and bibliography)Content of the seminar paper:
Choose three thematic sessions/classes (from class 1-7) and critically discuss the insights from these sessions against the background of all six mandatory articles (see Moodle for articles) OR
Choose one topic related to climate change and discuss your chosen topic including all six mandatory articles. In any case, you have to read all six mandatory articles (that is usually one per class; for class 1 and 3 you are free to choose one of the two articles provided!)
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
44-38 points = 2 ("Gut")
37-32 points = 3 ("Befriedigend")
31-25 points = 4 ("Genügend")
under 25 points = 5 ("Nicht Genügend"/not-passed)
Burch, S., Shaw, A., Dale, A, and Robinson, J. (2014): Triggering transformative change: a development path approach to climate change response in communities. In: Climate Policy, 14 (4): 467-487.
Moreno, C., Chassé Speich, D., and Fuhr, Lili (2015): Carbon Metrics. Global abstractions and epistemological epistemicide. Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Publication Series Ecology Volume 42.
Gabrys, J., Yusoff, Kathryn (2012): Arts, Sciences and Climate Change: Practices and Politics at the Threshold. In: Science as Culture 21 (1): 1-24.
Ingold, T., and Vergunst, J. L. (2008): Introduction. In: Ingold, T., and Vergunst, J. L.: Ways of Walking: Ethnography and Practice on Foot. Routledge: London.
IPCC (2019): Climate Change and Land. An IPCC Special Report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. Summary for Policy Makers. Last access, 01.11.2020:https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/sites/4/2020/02/SPM_Updated-Jan20.pdf
Lee, J./Ingold, T. (2006): Fieldwork on Foot: Perceiving, Routing, Socializing. In: Peter C., and Coleman S. (ed.): Locating the Field: Space, Place and Context in Anthropology. Oxford: Berg Publishers: 67-85.
Marcus, G.E. (1995). Ethnography in/of the World System: The Emergence of Multi-Sited Ethnography. Annual Review of Anthropology, 24, 95-117.
Nightingale, A. (2016): Adaptive scholarship and situated knowledges? Hybrid methodologies and plural epistemologies in climate change and adaptation research. In: Area 48 (1): 41-47.
Seligmann, L.J./Estes, B.P. (2020): Innovations in Ethnographic Methods. American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 64 (2): 176197. Online available at https://doi.org/10.1177/0002764219859640