KUMS4031 Communities in a Changing World (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of History and Ethnology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

Completion methods

Taught course or independent work (book exam, reading group or written assignment).

Content

The course deals with the culture of social relations and social research.

Assessment criteria

80% participation in teaching and written assignments or lecture exam. Completion by independent study – essay, a exam or reading group.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will:

  • be able to explain how social networks and structures work on the level of culture
  • be familiar with the key concepts and theories related to the local, identity, transnationalism and migration 

Study materials

The course coordinator will refer students to learning material. For the book exam, all students will read this book:

Vertovec 2009: Transnationalism

and select two works from the following list:

Amit,Vered (toim.) 2001: Realizing Community: Concepts, Social Relationships and Sentiments. Saatavana elektronisena julkaisuna.

Fingerroos, Outi, Tapaninen, Anna-Maria, Tiilikainen Marja (toim.) 2016: Perheenyhdistäminen.

Horsti, Karina (ed.) 2019: The Politics of Public Memories of Forced Migration and Bordering in Europe.

Häkkinen, Anne 2020: Ylirajainen avioliitto. Puolisovalinta ja avioituminen Suomessa asuvien kurdien keskuudessa.

Jouhki, Jukka & Pennanen, Henna-Riikka (toim.) 2016: Länsi: käsite, kertomus ja maailmankuva.

Pirkkalainen, Päivi 2013: Transnational Responsibilities and Multi-sited Strategies. Voluntary Associations of Somali Diaspora in Finland.

Saramo, Samira, Koskinen-Koivisto, Eerika & Snellman, Hanna (eds.) 2019: Transnational Death.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts

Method 2

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
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Participation in teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching

x

Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching