HUM-447 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Dungy Madeleine Louise Lynch

Langue: Anglais

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, 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 Prerequisites

Required courses

Governing global migration I: Hum-446

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Illustrate arguments using appropriate examples.
  • Compare scholarly interpretations.
  • Interpret different types of documentary evidence.
  • Organize collaborative research and writing.
  • Analyze policy change over time.

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.

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

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Governing global migration II
  • Projet: 3 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     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22