AMIS: Key Concepts and Analytical Approaches in Migration Studies
This course focuses on a range of crucial concepts in migration research like ‘culture’, ‘nationality’, ‘racialisation’ and ‘gender’ to help build out a critical analytical vocabulary for engaging with migration issues. Through engaging with social science and humanities texts, migration literature and artistic expressions, we will reflect on the importance of these concepts for analyzing and understanding migration. At the end of the course, you will be asked to use these concepts in the analysis of a case that pertains to migration experiences and conditions. You will be selecting and constructing the case yourself, investigating it through social sciences and humanities analytical techniques. The course is organized with weekly lectures and student-run tutorials, as well as occasional workshops and seminars.
Exam code: HMGK03301E
Advanced Migration Studies
Seminars requiring active participation in discussions, mandatory student presentations, and group assignments.
There will be assigned appropriate books and produced a reader for the course before semester start.
This course is only available to Full Degree Students at Advanced Migration Studies and Erasmus Students visiting through an agreement with Advanced Migration Studies (EuMIGS Partners)
Full Degree Students at Advanced Migration Studies: 1st year students will be registered by the administration. Others regsiter via the SelfService.
Erasmus Students visiting through an agreement with Advanced Migration Studies (EuMIGS Partners): see Exchange students – University of Copenhagen (ku.dk)
- 15 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Type of assessment details
- Oral examination of 30 minutes including grading, optional
subject, with synopsis.
The synopsis must be maximum 4 standard pages.
In the assessment, the synopsis weighs 1/3 and the oral examination 2/3.
- Only certain aids allowed
For students under the 2019- and the 2022-curriculum the permitted exam aids are the synopsis and notes (1-2 standard pages).
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Criteria for exam assessment
- Class Instruction
- Exam Preparation
- Course number
- 15 ECTS
- Programme level
- Full Degree Master
See schedule link
- Study Board of Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
- SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
- Faculty of Humanities
- Tine Damsholt (7-7c71766d6c697548707d7536737d366c73)
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