HUM-446 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Dungy Madeleine Louise Lynch

Langue: Anglais


Summary

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

Content

Keywords

Migration, Globalization, History, International Governance

POLY-perspective :

  • global perspective
  • citizen perspective

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Assess / Evaluate documentary evidence.
  • Analyze a scholarly argument.
  • Construct a research plan.
  • Contextualise a policy.
  • Discuss conflicting viewpoints.

Transversal skills

  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Negotiate effectively within the group.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra sessions, small-group work, debates

Expected student activities

Class participation, writing exercises, oral presentation

Assessment methods

Evaluation on a semester basis (grade associated to 3 ECTS). During the fall semester this includes analysis of a scientific article, participation in a debate, and completion of a preliminary project bibliography. More details will be provided at the beginning of the semester.

Supervision

Office hours Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Betts, Alexander, ed., Global Migration Governance (Oxford University Press, 2011).

 

Gatrell, Peter, The Making of the Modern Refugee (Oxford University Press, 2013). 

 

Hartmann, Heinrich and Corinna R. Unger, eds., A World of Populations: Transnational Perspectives on Demography in the Twentieth Century (Berghahn Books, 2014). 

 

Hatton, Timothy and Jeffrey Williamson, Global Migration and the World Economy: Two Centuries of Policy and Performance (The MIT Press, 2005).

 

Rosenblum, Marc, ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration (Oxford University Press, 2012). 

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Governing global migration I
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
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19-20     
20-21     
21-22