Course title:New Approaches in Cultural Geography
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Department:Department of Human Geography and Regional Development
Course code:KSG / 7PKG2
Level of study:Mgr.
Format of study:Lecture 1 [Hours/Week], Seminar 2 [Hours/Week]
Name of the lecturer:prof. RNDr. Tadeusz Siwek, CSc. (G); Mgr. Kateřina Ženková Rudincová, Ph.D.
ISCED F broad:Social sciences, journalism and information
Annotation:In this course, the students will acquaint themselves with contemporary approaches to cultural geography. We will focus on principal theoretical schools, research topics and research methods as they appear in current literature in the field. Seminars are based on assigned readings and in-class discussions. Students will learn to apply covered theories in their own work as researchers. After taking this course, the students will have a good idea about the scope and diversity of contemporary cultural geography, they will be able to define and use key geographical concepts (space, scale, place, landscape, culture) and they will be able to critically reflect upon the cultural-geographical aspects of everyday life.