Humanities and Social Sciences Course offers a choice of academic lectures, seminars and workshops over a period of 2 weeks on different subjects in the field.
Our course instructors will lead students to examine the many ways the study of social science subjects can promote global development. We strongly recommend this course for any students seeking to understand the study and application of social sciences.
The course will cover both the theory and practical applications of social science subjects, and is designed with reference to emerging global trends and social issues.
2020 WINTER HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES COURSE NOW OPEN
● · Urbanisation and Sustainability
● · The American Dream
● · Globalisation and Future Government
● · Art Day - Impressionism or Watches: Jewel or Machine?
●· Cities, Capitalism and Neo-liberal Regimes
● · From Smart Cities to Experimental Cities?
● · The Role of the Digital Social Networks
● participate in classroom seminars in their academic fields of interest, hosted by instructors, with students encouraged share their opinions and give presentations;
● attend interdisciplinary lectures given by world-class speakers from different departments of Oxford University; and
● hold a daily discussion group hosted by a senior Oxford University graduate student on specific themes
Previous Guest Speakers
● Professor Simon Palfrey
Professor of English Literature, Brasenose College, Oxford
● Professor Stephen Tuck
Professor of Modern History
Director of the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)
Pembroke College, University of Oxford
● Professor Thomas Hale
Associate Professor in Public Policy (Global Public Policy), Oxford
● Dr Jonathan Bright
Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford
● Professor David Howard
Associate Professor in Sustainable Urban Development; Fellow of Kellogg College, University of Oxford
Assessment will be based on a final group Power Point presentation revisiting a range of topics covered during the course. Two programme tutors will supervise the final presentation, and grade all students accordingly.
Online registration closes on Wednesday 20th November 2019, but please note that our spaces are typically booked very quickly, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.
DATE: TERM ONE 26th January-08th February 2020
TERM TWO 01st February-14th February 2020
AT ST ANTONY’S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
62 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6JF, UK
● Dr Megan Price
Lecturer in Hertford College, University of Oxford
● Dr Igor Calzada
Lecturer, Research Fellow, and Policy Adviser at the Urban Transformations ESRC Programme and Future of Cities Programme, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
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Oxford International Study Abroad Programme is funded and operated by Oxford study Abroad Foundation which is a non-for-profit organization registered in England and Wales. We are not affiliated with the University of Oxford in any way. All accommodation and facilities are leased for the duration of the programme from colleges of the University of Oxford.