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240509 VO The Arctic and Subarctic from the Middle Ages to the Present (P3) (2016W)

Deutsch / partly in English

Details

Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Deutsch / partly in English

Wednesday 05.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 12.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 19.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 09.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 16.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 23.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 30.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 07.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 14.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 11.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Wednesday 18.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course, consisting of individual lectures by a large variety of researchers, tackles societies around the northern Polar Circle. It starts with historical topics such as the various forms of colonialism, assimilation politics and, oral history. It goes further to themes such as extraction of natural resources, geopolitics, gender debates, Arctic arts, political processes, cultural revival as well as ecology and climate change. This course provides an in-depth understanding of cultural and societal processes since the medieval up to the 21st century. It is a comprehensive introduction to the region and suits also to newcomers in this research field.
05.10.16: Allgemeine Einführung, Peter Schweitzer und Stefan Donecker
12.10.16: Entdeckungs- und Erschließungsgeschichte vom Mittelalter bis ins 18. Jahrhundert, Stefan Donecker, Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough
19.10.16: Koloniale und postkoloniale Entwicklungen in der Arktis und Subarktis im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, Peter Schweitzer
09.11.16: Long-distance commuting in the extractive industries in the Arctic, Gertrude Saxinger
16.11.16: Security in the Arctic: High Politics in the High North, Miguel Roncero
23.11.16: Arktische Assimilierungspolitiken anhand von indigenen Kindern in den Internatsschulen des 20. Jahrhunderts, Alicia Krömer, Lukas Allemann
30.11.16: The ‘Living Culture House’: The Case of the Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Culture Centre in Times of Global Movements for Cultural Sustainability, Susanna Gartler
07.12.16: Klimawandel in der Arktis: Perspektiven aus den Natur- und Sozialwissenschaften, Annett Bartsch, Alexandra Meyer
14.12.16:
Indigene und nicht-indigene Oral History am Beispiel entlang des Eismeeres von Lappland bis zum Lenadelta, Stephan Dudeck, Lukas Allemann
11.01.16: Kunst im Spannungsfeld von Tradition und Innovation mit Fokus auf Grönlands Kunstszene, Verena Traeger
18.01.16: Beyond extractivism and alternative cosmologies: Arctic communities and extractive industries in uncertain times, Emma Wilson, Florian Stammler
25.01.16: Schriftliche Prüfung

Assessment and permitted materials

Schriftliche Prüfung am Ende des Semesters; Written exam at the end of the term

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Schriftliche Prüfung am Ende des Semesters; Written exam at the end of the term

Examination topics

Content of all lectures and the book Saxinger, G. / Schweitzer, P. Donecker, St. (eds.) (2016 forthcoming in fall) "Arktis und Subarktis - Arktis und Subarktis. Geschichte, Kultur und Gesellschaft". Vienna: new academic press

Reading list

Saxinger, G. / Schweitzer, P. Donecker, St. (eds.) (2016 forthcoming in fall) "Arktis und Subarktis - Arktis und Subarktis. Geschichte, Kultur und Gesellschaft". Vienna: new academic press

Association in the course directory

Geographie L2-d2, L2-d-zLV

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