KUMA2012 Applied Cultural Research (5 cr)
The course deals with applied research on cultures. Students focus on how cultural research provides solutions to social problems.
Taught course or independent work (book exam, reading group or assignment).
80% participation in teaching and written assignments or lecture exam. Completion by independent study – essay or book exam.
After completing the course, the student will:
- know the principles and purpose of cultural research
- be aware of contemporary societal challenges and social, cultural and economic problems (such as inequality, poverty, environmental problems, political and religious conflicts, unemployment, human rights violations and cultural heritage issues) and
- be able to apply research conducted at KUMU and their own competence to solve practical problems.
- Kangas, Anita 2017: Removing Barriers. Participative and collaborativel cultural activities in<br />Kuulto action research. Saatavana elektronisena julkaisuna.
- Fingerroos, Outi ym. 2017: Yhteiskuntaetnologia.
- Hämeenaho, Pilvi ym. (toim.) 2018: Soveltava kulttuurintutkimus.
- Satish, Kedia & van Willigen, John 2005: Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application.<br />Saatavana elektronisena julkaisuna.