|Name of course|
Perspectives on religion in cultural studies 7,5 credits ( Kulturvetenskapliga perspektiv på religion)
13201 Master, 13232 fristående kurs
Faculty of Education and Business
Telephone: 0046 73 4011058
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Period for course registration: 20 aug – 2 sep
The course imparts basic knowledge of the relationship between religion, culture and politics as well as theoretical skills to independently process problems in the subject area. Particular attention is given to issues of power, social mobilization, oppression, discrimination, resistance, conflicts, genocide, democracy and human rights, both globally and locally. The course also includes political religious interpretations - fundamentalist as well as liberal, religious nationalism, religiously motivated violence, liberation theologies, political religion from gender perspective. The relationship between secularization, democracy and religion is also subject to study.
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