Overview

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

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 Methods

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.

 

Application Deadline

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)

American Dream

City Mobility

Future Government

Globalization

Impressionism 

Sustainable Development

Urbanization