General information

Module title Culture And Sustainability
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Cezary Kościelniak
Lecturer's email cezkos@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Anthropology and Cultural Studies
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30
ECTS 4
USOS code KUDU-MA-CSU

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

·Introducing students to the cultural perspective of sustainability

·Presenting the cultural perspective of sustainability

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Accomplished at least two modules related to the humanities

Syllabus

Week 1: Introduction

Week 2: Concepts of sustainable development

Week 3: Culture and environment             

Week 4: Environmental justice           

Week 5: Religion and sustainability: Pope Francis Laudato Sii           

Week 6: Sustainability and higher education policy 1

Week 7: Sustainability and higher education policy 2           

Week 8: Ethics and sustainable decision making                       

Week 9: Green cities: between utopia and political roadmap                       

Week 10: Solidarity and global agenda           

Week 11: Transdisciplinarity and role of science in creating the sustainable environment.

Week 12: Sustainability and political philosophy

Week 13: Trust, cooperation and exchange: sustainable development as building the fair trade

Week 14: Consultation the essay

Week 15: Consultation the essay

Reading list

Dryzeck: Debating the Earth, OUP 2012Francis: Laudato Sii, LEV 2015