Hungary, Budapest

Questions of identity in the 21th century. Social practices and inequalities

when 14 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 400

The course provides students skills to interpret and evaluate society's different current and future environments with central focus on the topics of intimate relationships and online communities. A basic knowledge about social inequalities and how they appear in the aforementioned fields are introduced, as well as current research on personal communities will be discussed. The topics include questions of identity in the 21th century: groups, communities, subcultures and culture(s); online communities. Based on the interests of the students we will discuss some specific online practices, such as online family displays or cyberbullying.

Target group

Recommended to: BA and MA students of any program, or PhD students with different research field

Fee info

EUR 400: Covered by fee: 40 classes (45-minute-long), 4 lectures (90-minute-long) on Hungarian culture, history and traditions, related course materials, welcome package, one-day excursion outside of Budapest;

Not included in the fee: travel and visa costs, health insurance, accommodation, meals, social activities and organised visits, personal expenses;

Scholarships

not available