408092 PS Rural and Regional Sociology

summer semester 2022 | Last update: 09.05.2022 Place course on memo list
PS Rural and Regional Sociology
PS 2

Curr. 2021 § 5 (1) 12: The students can reflect the current status of the debates on the dynamics of social change in agriculture and rural areas and describe their interactions with social developments (in Austria, Europe and in countries in the south). They will be able to reflect on and analyse processes of urban-rural relationships as well as the fundamentals of regional development processes using social science theories.

The seminar conveys practical approaches with respect to regional development processes (in northern and sounthern countries) including practical examples from scientific literature and of concrete research projects. Part of the seminar will focus on problems arising from global food production.

Presentations, Movie samples, writing abstracts of compulsory literature, preparation and presentation of texts by the students, discussion, group work

Immanent examinations:

continual assessment, evaluation of written abstarcts, preparation and presentation of scientific literature texts, active participation in discussions and written take-home-test

Will be discussed in the first lesson.

successful completion of compulsory module 2

see dates
  • SDG 2 - Zero hunger: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable cities and communities: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.
  • SDG 15 - Life on land: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2022-03-11
09.00 - 10.30 SR 5 (Sowi) SR 5 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2022-04-29
08.00 - 17.00 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2022-04-30
08.00 - 17.00 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2022-05-13
08.00 - 12.45 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2022-05-13
13.00 - 17.00 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free Raumwechsel unter LV aufgrund Raumnot
Sat 2022-05-14
08.00 - 17.00 SR 4 (Sowi) SR 4 (Sowi) Barrier-free