Emner: RELV237 Religion and the City - Høst 2019



Studiepoeng

15.0

Studiepoeng, omfang

15

Studienivå (studiesyklus)

Bachelor 

Undervisningsspråk

English

Undervisningssemester

Autumn

Undervisningsstad

Bergen 

Mål og innhald

Objectives and Content:

 

The course aims to offer a discussion of major themes related to the study of religions in urban contexts, with a focus on South Asian and European cities. The aim of the course is to look at places and practices of religions in modern urban landscapes, at the dynamics of religious spaces in culturally diverse urban agglomerations, as well as at the production of urban religious localities. The course also provides an introduction into methodological and theoretical approaches to the study of religions in urban environments.

Læringsutbyte

The student shall by the end of the course have gained the following learning outcome defined in knowledge, skills, and general competence:

 

Knowledge:

The student

 

Skills:

The student

 

General competence:

The student

Krav til forkunnskapar

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

None 

Studiepoengsreduksjon

Due to course overlap, students cannot take RELV237 as well as RELV337

If combined, the outcome of credits will be reduced with 15 ECTS credits.

Krav til studierett

The course is open to students enrolled in the University of Bergen

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Approximately 10 lectures (20 hours)

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

 

Compulsory assignments and attendance are evaluated with ¿approved/not approved.¿

 

Compulsory requirements of this course are valid for a duration of two semesters; the teaching semester when approved, and the following semester.

Vurderingsformer

Forms of assessment:

The take-home examination counts for 50%, the mid-term essay for 50% of the final course grade

Hjelpemiddel til eksamen

Karakterskala

A graded marking scale (A to F) is used. A is the top grade and F means Failed.

Vurderingssemester

Autumn.

 

There will also be assessment early spring semester, given that the course is instructed the semester before.

Litteraturliste

The reading list consists of 1200-1500 pages.

The reading list is published by June 1st for the autumn semester and by December 1st for the spring semester.

Emneevaluering

The course unit will be evaluated regularly.

Programansvarleg

The Programme Committee for The Study of Religion

Emneansvarleg

The Programme Committee for The Study of Religions, Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies, and Religion (AHKR)

Administrativt ansvarleg

Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies, and Religion (AHKR)

Kontaktinformasjon

Study Advisor: mailto:studierettleiar@ahkr.uib.nostudierettleiar@ahkr.uib.no

Administration of examination: mailto:eksamen@ahkr.uib.noeksamen@ahkr.uib.no