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08.02.2023 17:47:01
sow659 - Social Geography (Course overview)
Department of Social Sciences 6 KP
Semester courses Wintersemester 2022/2023
Form of instruction: Vorlesung und Seminar Form of instruction: Vorlesung und Seminar
Hinweise zum Modul
Module examination

Portfolio comprising:
3 timed essays c.1500 words (each comprising 25% of the module mark)
1 pre-recorded presentation c.10 minutes (comprising 25% of the module mark)

Skills to be acquired in this module
The lecture course will introduce the module and introduce the theme of ‘cities’ in social geography. Subsequent lectures take students on a geographical tour of three world cities - Liverpool, New York and Auckland – spanning Europe, America and Oceania; in the northern and southern hemisphere.
The lectures will explore these cities to introduce several major themes in social geography including
1) relations between the global and local;
2) tourism, heritage and memory,
3) sustainability and the environment.