T7-E3 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY OF SPACE

Course Information
TitleΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΙΚΗ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΧΩΡΟΥ / T7-E3 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY OF SPACE
CodeΘ7-Ε3
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorYannis Frangopoulos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002333

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mīchanikṓn CΗōrotaxías kai Anáptyxīs (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses744

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
20052633
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The complete presentation of the ideological-cultural dimensions of space and finally of the spatial planning at a time when more and more we experience change and multiculturalism. Then, understanding of the privileged relationship between space and cultural and ideological structures and their relations with the phenomenon of power in different space-time and systems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The Cultural Geography as a branch of Human Geography. The anthropology of space as study - synchronic and diachronic – of composition of social groups and space. The concepts of culture and civilization. Evolution of notions in Cultural Geography. Culture, civilization, cultural system. Value systems in different times and places. Narratives and cinematic representations of space in cinema. The importance of the image, imagination and prefabricated patterns. Discussion of literature texts about the city. Concepts of public and private space, of social and cultural construction of gender, race, ethnicity and social class. Examples from the city and countryside. The concept of otherness and the counterpoint between "us" and "them." Examples from the city and the countryside (Pomaks, Gypsies, etc.). Cultural identities and interactions at local and supra-local level. Post-modernity and globalization. Ethnicity, nationalism, local identities and place in theory and practice: the Greek case.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Fieldwork
Tutorial
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Examination and group writing work exercise at a subject of students’ choice. Is requested the utilization of documentary or video related to the space or phenomenon of direct experience or interest of the student (eg racism in town).
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Stevenson, D., (2007), «Πόλεις και αστικοί πολιτισμοί», Κριτική, Αθήνα 2. Ρέντζος, Γ., (2006), «Ανθρωπογεωγραφίες της πόλης», Τυπωθήτω – Γ. Δαρδανός, Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
Σειρά κειμένων σχετικών με τις θεματικές του μαθήματος σε περιληπτική απόδοση απο τον διδασκοντα για εύκολη προσληψη των βασικών εννοιών.
Last Update
01-11-2015