|Semester||spring semester 2018|
|Course frequency||Every spring sem.|
|Lecturers||Jasmin Godemann (email@example.com, Assessor)|
|Content||The seminar is offered within the scope of the trans-faculty program "Sustainable
Development (TQ NE)". The program consists of 3 introductory lectures with practical courses
(lecture A + B, offered in fall semesters; lecture C offered in spring semesters) dedicated to
conveying the foundations of sustainable development. This additional integrative seminar (= course D)
engages with interdisciplinary work.
With a broad understanding of food being not just physiological necessity but rather a 'social total phenomenon' interrelated with all aspects of life this seminar will propose, consider and analyze the different relationships between communication and food and how these relationships negotiate our identities, cultures and environments. We discuss the concepts of inter- and transdisciplinarity which offer a lens through which to view sustainable food culture and its complexity. We understand how mediated communication about food shape and reflect our food culture and we analyze the role of visual communication in relation to sustainable food.
A range of classroom exercises will provide hands-on experience in developing strategies and approaches in dealing with complexity and sustainable food communication. Furthermore, a visit of a company or institution in the field of sustainability communication will be organized.
|Learning objectives||- Understand the symbolic importance of food in the communicative practices of our society.
- Awareness of the complexity of the relationships between food and sustainability and be familiar with the research principles inter- and transdisciplinary.
|Comments||Schedule for spring 2018:
Meeting 1: Friday, 16.02.18: 13.15 - 18.15h;
Meeting 2: Friday, 20.04.18: 09.00 - 14.00h;
Meeting 3: (block): Friday, 08.06.18: 9.00 - 17.45h; AND: Saturday, 09.06.18: 09.15 - 14.15h
Students who successfully complete all four classes of the TQ NE can apply for an additional
certificate at the end of their studies (final diploma incl. Transcript of Records must be available). Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
with details of first and last name, student number, postal address.
This seminar is offered by the trans-faculty program "Sustainable Development" (TQ NE), Dr. Jasmin Godemann holds a teaching assignment.
|Admission requirements||SPECIAL entry requirements and course application procedure (additional to MONA, for details see "Anmeldung" or "registration").
You have successfully passed two of the following lectures:
- LV A: 41828: Perspectives of Natural Sciences on Sustainable Developemt (in fall 2017 or earlier);
- LV B: 41829: Perspectives of Social Sciences on Sustainable Developemt (in fall 2017 or earlier);
- and/or LV C: 43700: Perspectives of Economics on Sustainable Developemt (in spring 2018 or earlier).
Special online course inscription requested. For details see "course application".
|Course application||Mandatory course inscription for ALL (additional to registration on MOnA): Link open from
18.01.18/noon - 07.02.18/midnight:
(Login on top row right hand side of ADAM website; list of forms available from 18.01.18/noon on)
In case of vacancies the online inscription link remains open until the first day of teaching
+ 2 days.
NOTE: Course registration via MOnA remains mandatory for all participants.
|Language of instruction||English|
|Use of digital media||No specific media used|
|Date||16.02.2018 – 09.06.2018|
Meeting 1: Friday, 16.02.18: 13.15 - 18.15h;
|Friday 16.02.2018||13.15-18.15||Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)|
|Friday 20.04.2018||09.00-14.00||Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)|
|Friday 08.06.2018||09.00-17.45||Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)|
|Saturday 09.06.2018||09.15-14.15||Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)|
Grundkurse (Transfakultäre Querschnittsprogramme im freien Kreditpunkte-Bereich)
Modul Kompetenzen für interdisziplinäre Nachhaltigkeitsforschung (Master's Studies: Sustainable Development (Start of studies before 01.08.2017))
Vertiefungsmodul Global Europe: Umwelt und Nachhaltigkeit (Master's Studies: European Global Studies)
|Assessment format||continuous assessment|
|Assessment details||Regular attendance and active participation in classes. As assessment, students will develop an approach to communicate issues of sustainable food culture and do oral presentation in classroom.
|Assessment registration/deregistration||Reg./dereg.: course registr./cancel registr. via MOnA|
|Repeat examination||no repeat examination|
|Repeated registration||as often as necessary|
|Responsible faculty||University of Basel|
|Offered by||Archäologie / Humangeographie / MSD|