Cultural Studies is a cross-disciplinary field that sets out to research, understand and describe the ways in which humans develop meaning for the world around them. It researches the practices, beliefs, customs, behaviour, values, art forms, etc. of human societies from all times, since antiquity until today.
With various focus points, the Cultural Studies field provides potential students with a wide choice of study. Having the possibility to focus on any meaningful artefact of culture, students can tackle: history, literature, film, photography, fashion, politics and much more. Combining theoretical research with practical insight, a professional of this filed is able to describe the consequences and influences of culture on the individual and societal behaviour and perception.
Having the knowledge of understanding of diverse ethical models and behaviour patterns and trends, a graduate of this discipline can be a key asset to the field of marketing for example. Public and private consultancy is another professional area in which graduates can become active.
UCAM Summer program offers you chance to learn the 3rd most spoken language in the world right in its home, Spain. With rich menu of educational and cultural activities, students will have fun in every turn.
The Brussels Summer School is centred on the theme of ‘Europe and the World’ which builds upon the academic strengths of the school. Within this context various sub-themes will be also covered, these include migration, the European Union’s (EU) relationship with emerging powers such as China, and the EU’s response to the global economic crisis.
This key introductory Level 1 course – Bon départ: beginners' French – is designed to develop the skills you need to speak and understand simple French in everyday contexts.
Germany, and Europe, is currently experiencing a dramatic demographic shift with increasing numbers of immigrants. The origin of that immigration has also shifted the landscape of racial, religious, and gendered social politics. This course focuses on the ways in which schools take up or reject the cultural and linguistic diversity caused by immigration.
The course will consist of at least one private composition lesson taught weekly by Professor Samuel Adler plus a master class given by other professional composers.
This course gives an introduction to management in the cultural field in Europe. You study theories and practices that demonstrate the value of management for the arts. The life of established arts organisations depends on the right strategic financial and organisational decisions. Also, art managers need organisational and innovation skills to keep their businesses running.
Cultural Innovation in Russia - After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the painful transition period of the Yeltsin years, the political situation in the 21st century under Vladimir Putin is often described as a slow return ‘back to the USSR’. The experiment of open politics has failed, and power is concentrated in the hands of a small, tightly knit oligarchy with close ties to the former Soviet secret service.
This course is designed mainly for those students that do not fulfil the entry requirements for the Higher Education in Design course - ( BA (Hons) Degree Programme - subject to validation by Middlesex University - London)
Amsterdam Creative City: Media, Art and Culture - This intensive summer course uses Amsterdam as a living laboratory to explore the relationship between creativity, cities and globalisation. It combines theoretical readings and discussion-based seminars with extensive fieldwork in key locations across the city, ranging from the canal and museum districts in the historic city centre to more experimental or marginal sites like NDSM Wharf, Schiphol Airport, and the ring road.
The intensive course “Critical Theory Beyond Negativity: the Ethics, Politics and Aesthetics of Affirmation” explores critical theory in the Continental philosophy tradition, with special reference to the work of Gilles Deleuze, Luce Irigaray, Henri Bergson and Rosi Braidotti. The course offers an introduction to contemporary critical debates on the function of ‘the negative’ in the construction of subjects and of their epistemic and ethical values.
Der Brennpunkt historischer Ereignisse in Deutschland ist ohne Zweifel Berlin. In diesem Seminar soll untersucht werden, welche Wandlungen die Stadt als kulturelle Metropole vom ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert bis in die heutige Zeit durchlief.
During this programme, you will be provided with an intensive, five-day language course in one of the following European languages: Danish,German , French , Sign Language , Hebrew , Italian , Modern Greek , Norwegian , Russian , Spanish , Swedish,