PhD Course on Contemporary Social Theory

PhD Course on Contemporary Social Theory in Studies on Natural Resources Management: Power and Participation takes place at the Forest & Landscape, Copenhagen Univ. The objective of the course is to help PhD students (with no or little previous experience of sociology and anthropology) to
-grasp fundamental concepts of major social theories in the 19th and 20th centuries,
-apply these theories in analysis of social issues addressed by their PhD projects.

The course will provide an introduction to selected contemporary social thinkers and concepts relevant to sociology. Classical social theories by: 1.Karl Marx, 2.Max Weber, 3.Emile Durkhéim, Modern social theories by: 4.Michel Foucault, 5.Pierre Bourdieu, 6.Bruno Latour.
An application for the course should be sent to Jens Friis Lund, by February 28th, 2010 with a synopsis of your PhD project as a hole (max 500 words). Read more.