Checking date: 19/05/2022

Course: 2023/2024

Interdisciplinary Seminar on the City
Bachelor in Cultural Studies (Plan: 435 - Estudio: 364)

Coordinating teacher: MANUEL VALDES, CARLOS

Department assigned to the subject: Humanities: History, Geography and Art Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
In this seminar, the students will know, in a more practical way, case studies explained by specialists concerning the cultural models of cities. The subject has relations with the course of urban studies, but here is emphasized the exam of concrete cases. 1. The city as an object of study. 2. Origin and evolution of cities throughout history. 3. The urbanization process and the world city system. 4. Changes in the contemporary urban landscapes. 5. The city in the age of globalization. 6. Cultural representations of the city. 7. City and cultural activities. 8. Introduction to urban policies. 9. Introduction to city management.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.