814.523 (19S) Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology

Sommersemester 2019

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04.03.2019 13:15 - 14:45 , Schottenfeldgasse 29, SR 3a
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
4 (20 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
04.03.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Students learn to critically read scholarly literature in environmental history, they achieve an overview of important ways to address energy (in environmental history).

Lehrmethodik

short intro lecture by teacher. Each week, short intro about the context of the article in question by a student, followed by close reading and intensive discussion.

Inhalt/e

This is a GUIDED READING course. You will read one article per week and prepare it for class discussion. For one article, you will research the context (author, other relevant literature, etc.), prepare a handout and give a short introduction. You are expected to engage actively in a detailed discussion of all articles.                                  

  • Energy as a key issue and concept of interdisciplinary environmental history
  • Energy transitions in (world) history                                                     
  • Energy crises past and present                   
  • Energy sources and their social and ecological implications     
  • Energy conflicts – energy revolutions - energy wars?                         
  • Energy scarcity and (technological) innovation                                 

Literatur

In addition to the literature we discuss, R. White: Chapter I: Knowing Nature through Labor. In: R. White: The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River: Hill and Wang, 1995, pp. 3-29 is recommended.

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Participation and hence, attendance, is mandatoryWritten Paper/Schriftliche Arbeit: Handout, approx. 2 pages

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

Participation is key. 30% of your grade is based on your presentation, 70% on your contributions to the discussion.

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Humanökologie (SKZ: 919, Version: 14W.1)
    • Fach: GWF2 Nachhaltige Ressourcennutzung (Wahlfach)
      • GWF2 Vertiefung ( 0.0h VO, SE, EX, KU, SX / 14.0 ECTS)
        • 814.523 Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Humanökologie (SKZ: 919, Version: 14W.1)
    • Fach: GWF4 Umweltgeschichte (Wahlfach)
      • GWF4 Vertiefung ( 0.0h VO, SE, EX, KU, SX / 14.0 ECTS)
        • 814.523 Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Sommersemester 2018
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2014
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in Environmental History (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)