Courses at the Research School of Society and Landscape

Last changed: 09 June 2022

Relational geography for landscape and planning studies, 7.5 credits

Course dates: 15 Sep−01 Dec 2022

Sign up by sending an email to: mattias.qvistrom@slu.se, no later than 25 July.

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Critical Perspectives on Agrarian Change, 7.5 credits

Course dates: 15 Aug−27 Sep 2022

Sign up by sending an email to: klara.fischer@slu.se or brian kuns@slu.se, no later than 17 June, with a 250 word description of why this course is relevant for your studies and information about the University and department you are enrolled with and the subject of your PhD studies.

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Uneven Geographical Development, 5 credits

Course dates: 15 Feb−23 March 2021

Sign up by sending an email to: katarina.landstrom@slu.se or orjan.bartholdson@slu.se. The course is given in collaboration with Prof Don Mitchel at the Dept. of Cultural Geography at UU. Course code PNS0212 and study pace 60%.

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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with a focus on making choropleth maps, 3 credits

Course dates: 26 April−21 May 2021

Sign up by sending an e-mail to: brian.kuns@slu.se. Course code PNG0093 and study pace 50%. The course is held on-line.

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Rural Development in the Global South, 7.5 credits

Course dates: 12 April−4 June 2021

Course leaders: Harry Fischer and Flora Hajdu

Sign up by sending an e-mail to: harry.fischer@slu.se. Course code PNS0216 and study pace 60%. The course is held on-line.

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Analytical writing, 5 credits

Course dates: 4 Oct−17 Dec 2021

Course leader: Andrew Butler

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Creative research methods for urban contexts, 7.5 credits

Course dates: 8 Dec 2021−23 Mar 2022 (Last day for signing up is Nov 22)

Course leader: Burcu Yigit Turan

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Beyond the above courses we also anticipate to run the following courses during the Spring term and Summer 2021;

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