PhD course in theories of knowledge for the humanities
Seminar on theories of knowledge for the humanities for PhD candidates at the Faculty of Humanities.
The course spans over two days: The 22nd of September and the 20th of October 2021.
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Registration deadline: 22 July
Max. number of participants: 25
ECTS points: 2
Course leader: Espen Ytreberg
The course in theories of knowledge features discussions of the history and legitimacy of the humanities, as well as selecting key topics in humanities debates for closer examination. It highlights current scholarly discussions of key humanities concepts and concerns, such as the status of the text, the interpretation of subjects, their contexts and histories, as well as developments in the medical, digital and environmental humanities. In pedagogical terms, the course combines talks, lectures, panel and discussion formats.
This is a compulsory course for PhD candidates at the Faculty of Humanities. Candidates in their second semester or later will be given priority.