Urban Social Geography: Key Theoretical Approaches

THURSDAY, 10:40, G2 (ground floor, left) 

 

Web page of the course on Moodle.

 

Course requirements and evaluation criteria

Basic level:

Total score in tests I and II  50 %

Attendance of at least 7 lectures, including compulsory attendance of discussion seminars

Timely submission of at least 5 pre-class assignments (submitted via Moodle, annotation of required reading + answers to all questions suggested in Moodle)

Exam:

Same conditions as for basic level plus:

Activity and discussion of required readings in class

Essay - based on a required reading

Exam - discussion of the essay

 

Programme 2018/19

Date

Topic

Lecturer

11.10.2018

Classical urban theories, Introduction to course

Martin Šimon, Ivana Přidalová

18.10.2018

Chicago school of urban sociology

Martin Ouředníček

25.10.2018

Theories of urban origins

Martin Ouředníček

1.11.2018

Humanistic approach

Lucie Pospíšilová

8.11.2018

Radical political economy, institutional approach

Martin Šimon

15.11.2018

Discussion seminar + test

Lucie Pospíšilová, Ivana Přidalová

22.11.2018

Social environment

Martin Ouředníček

29.11.2018

Post-socialist city

Anneli Kährik

6.12.2018

Time-space geography in the mobile phone data context

Martin Šveda

13.12.2018

Postmodern urban geography

Martin Šimon

20.12.2018

Christmas quiz

Lucie Pospíšilová, Petra Špačková

3.1.2019

Distance lecture - time to catch up on reading and study

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10.1.2019

Discussion seminar + test

Petra Špačková, Ivana Přidalová