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Welcome to the course Perspectives on religion in cultural studies 7.5 cr. (distance) / Kulturvetenskapliga perspektiv på religion

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Course information

Course information
Course and application code

RVA000 13218 Master 13200 Freestanding course

Study period and paceThis course is a full-time course given between weeks 35-39
Syllabus

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Reading list

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Timetable
Course co-ordinator

Jari Ristiniemi
jari.ristiniemi@hig.se
026-64 89 86

Questions about registration and admission

studentsupport@hig.se


About the course

The course addresses the relation between religion and culture in history and in the late modern society. It discusses how methods and theories in Cultural Studies could be used as tools for understanding culture and religion interaction. There are non-mandatory seminaries that are played in and you are able to see them on the learning platform Canvas. For exams you write a memo. Seminaries are given the following days 10.15-12AM: 7/10, 21/10 and 4/11.

Teaching is offered on the web through Zoom. You are able to follow from your own computer or you can attend the video conference when it takes place or see it as a video afterwards.

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The course is given by the Faculty of Education and Business.

Service and Support

Accommodation

You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.

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  • Library

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Student Centre

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Student Support

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Tuition fees

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Web meetings with Zoom

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Wireless network (wifi)

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Publicerad av: Patrik Möllhagen Sidansvarig: Maria Strand Sidan uppdaterades: 2022-04-21
Högskolan i Gävle
www.hig.se
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)