Coursebooks

Governing global migration II

HUM-447

Lecturer(s) :

Dungy Madeleine Louise Lynch

Language:

English

Withdrawal

It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Summary

This course examines key areas of contemporary migration politics in a historical perspective, such as refugee protection, labor mobility, and regional integration. It also trains students in methods of documentary research.

Content

Working in groups of two to four, students will design and complete a scientific report tracing the evolution of one policy governing global migration over a period of at least five years. 

Keywords

Migration, Globalization, History, International Governance

POLY-perspective :

https://www.epfl.ch/schools/cdh/cdhs-vision/

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Governing global migration I: Hum-446

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

supervised small-group meetings, student presentations, peer review

Expected student activities

collaborative research and writing, oral presentations

Assessment methods

Evaluation on a semester basis (grade associated to 3 ECTS). In the spring semester evaluation will include a scientific report, oral presentations, and constructive feedback on one other report. Further information will be provided at the start of the academic year.

Supervision

Office hours Yes

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German