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Course Background: The current developments of converging crises regarding labour, the financial system and the global ecology have meant new inquiries into and concerns about the historical development of capitalism. In this PhD course we will study and discuss current critical theoretical approaches to capitalism and its crises. Course participants will read, discuss and critically examine both old and new theoretical developments aimed at problematizing the specific and historical characteristics of the capitalist system. The course has been designed as an interdisciplinary PhD course for PhD and Master students.
Main Subject: Analysis, conceptualization and interpretation of Capitalism.
The aims of the course are:
The course is divided into three parts.
Required qualifications: PhD Students from Natural, Social Science or Humanities. C-D and MA students may be accepted.
University Credits: 7,5 ECTS
Examination: Students have to write and deliver an essay or paper related to the students own interest with a focus on capitalism. Such essay or papers should be presented in a seminar where other students can formulate questions and comments. Students have to comment and present another paper. The paper should be written in the form of a dissertation chapter or article for publication in a scientific journal.
Six Weeks total