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Ecology, Migration and Tolerance: Limits to cooperation?Organization logo: Leiden University

About this minor

Many of the most acute problems we face today are global: they transcend national boundaries, they put the future of society and even humanity at peril, and they can only be addressed through international cooperation. However, what can international cooperation deliver? Is it possible to come together and address in a constructive manner looming ecological crises, concerns about democracy and social justice, and the tensions arising from migration and diversity.

This multidisciplinary minor offers an International Studies approach to this set of contemporary challenges. In practice this means you will encounter different disciplinary perspectives across the four courses and will be taught by lecturers from diverse academic backgrounds. The minor will allow you to discuss the limits to cooperation and political mobilisation on the topics of global governance, political ecology, migration, religion, and social justice. Through the readings and lectures you will be exposed to responses to global challenges from both a top-down institutional level (the United Nations) and a bottom-up grassroots approach (social movements). Assignments across the four courses will offer students the opportunity to conduct case study work and explore local and regional perspectives.

Good to know

Student can create a 15EC minor package if their study programme requires that. They can do so by choosing 1 course for 10EC and 1 course for 5EC from the 4 courses on offer. For more information please use the link below.

Additional information

  • Theme
    Interdisciplinary
  • Credits
    ECTS 30
  • Selection minor
    No
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