Urban Social Geography

The aim of the course is to examine the relationship between society and urban space and to introduce the organization and the working of urban areas. The course consists of two parts. Urban social geography I introduces key theoretical approaches within the field of urban geography. Urban social geography II is arranged along the fundamental themes in contemporary urban studies. The emphasis of the course is on reading, classroom discussion and written assignments.


Doc. RNDr. Martin Ouředníček, Ph.D. (slamak@natur.cuni.cz)

RNDr. Petra Špačková, Ph.D. (petra.spackova@natur.cuni.cz)

RNDr. Lucie Pospíšilová, Ph.D. (lucie.pospisilova@natur.cuni.cz

RNDr. Martin Šimon, Ph.D. (martin.siomon@natur.cuni.cz)


Teaching assistant:

Adam Klsák (klsaka@natur.cuni.cz)

Urban Social Geography: Key Theoretical Approaches (USG I)

  • winter term, 12 lectures, 5 credits (ZS, 2/1, zk, z)

Urban Social Geography: Contemporary Issues (USG II)

  • summer term, 12 lectures, 5 credits (LS, 2/1, zk, z) 


Note: You can find more information and also readings in Moodle.


Some pictures from lectures:

 test Exercise