Seminar: Concepts of Change in Natural and Social Systems (C6b) (74044)
Mo.: 14:00-16:00, S 130, NW III; 2018-11-30-2018-12-02 (several days), Ökologische Außenstation Wallenfels, Am Allerswald 1, 96346 Wallenfels
Michael Hauhs, Georg Klute
S, 3 ECTS
Starting date: 22.10.2018
The closing event will be Nov 30th - Dec 2nd (awaiting confirmation) in Wallenfels.
Learning Objectives: Knowledge of theoretical approaches in which change in natural science, economy and cultural studies is described; application and critique of terms based on a study of current and historical examples of the relationship between human beings and the ecosystem. Integrability and transferability of research questions and results between scientific and other social groups.
Course Content: Environmental problems require not only expert knowledge but also the ability to work together with different disciplines and authorities. The aim of this module is to teach about the interface in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research. The possibilities and limits of these approaches will be discussed with examples. The course focuses on the terms ecosystem, landscape and wilderness. Historic examples of the human relationship to environment will be shown by lost cultures in regards to ecology, climatic, social and cultural aspects
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