ØST, Digital politics and culture in Eastern Europe, focusing on Russia (F20)

Course content

This course examines, how digital forms of communication impact and change cultural and political processes in the post-Soviet space. It homes in on the issues of information warfare, relations between social media and democratization, mediatization of the political discourse, as well as on new forms of creativity in the internet. The course will discuss if and how digital media are conducive for the development of a democratic individual in countries with non-democratic legacies.


Curriculum for the Bachelor's programme in Eastern Europe studies, 2019 Curriculum

Curriculum for the BA-programme in East and South East European Studies with specialisations in Balkan Studies, Modern Greek Studies, Polish and Russian, the 2015 Curriculum

Curriculum for the elective studies in Eastern European Studies The 2019 Curriculum

Curriculum for Master's programme in Eastern European Studies, The 2019 Curriculum

Curriculum for Master´s Programme in Eastern European Studies The 2008 Curriculum

Learning outcome

Østeuropastudier - BA 2019-studieordning:
Valgfrit emne Balkan (aktivitetskode  HBAB01351E)
Valgfrit emne Polsk (aktivitetskode HPLB01351E)
Valgfrit emne Russisk (aktivitetskode HRUB01351E)

Balkanstudier - BA 2015-studieording:
Særligt studeret emne (aktivitetskode HBAB00791E)

Polsk - BA 2015-studieordning:
Særligt studeret emne (aktivitetskode HPLB00791E)

Russisk - BA 2015-studieordning:
Særligt studeret emne (aktivitetskode HRUB00791E)

BA-tilvalg i Østeuropastudier 2019-studieordning:
Valgfrit emne A (aktivitetskode HØEB10171E)
Valgfrit emne B (aktivitetskode HØEB10181E)

Polsk - KA 2008-studieordning:
Valgfag (aktivitetskode HPLK03371E)

Russisk - KA 2008-studieordning:
Valgfag (aktivitetskodekode HRUK03371E)

Østeuropastudier - KA 2019-studieordning:
Fordybelsesemne – Rusland (aktivitetskode HRUK03551E)
Særligt studeret emne – Rusland (aktivitetskode HRUK03591E)
Fordybelsesemne – Polen (aktivitetskode HPLK03551E)
Særligt studeret emne – Polen (aktivitetskode HPLK03591E)
Fordybelsesemne – Balkan (aktivitetskode HBAK03551E)
Særligt studeret emne - Balkan (aktivitetskode HBAK03591E)

Østeuropastudier - KA 2008-studieordning:
Særligt studeret emne I (aktivitetskode HØEK03211E)
Særligt studeret emne II (aktivitetskode HØEK03231E)
Emne B: Fri fagdisciplin (aktivitetskode HØEK03241E)
Valgfag (aktivitetskode HØEK03261E)

KA-tilvalg i Østeuropastudier 2019-studieordning:
Fordybelsesemne (aktivitetskode HØEK13551E)
Særligt studeret emne A (aktivitetskode HØEK13591E)
Særligt studeret emne B (aktivitetskode  HØEK13592E)

The course will be a mixture of lectures and seminars. Students are expected to contribute to the discussions and give an oral presentation of a relevant case study. 2 hours every week are dedicated to discussions in tutorials

Online course reader as well as individual syllabus.

Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Preparation
  • 328,5
  • Lectures
  • 84
  • English
  • 412,5