Campus Europe-Asie, Le Havre
Teachers : Alexandru NEAGU (PhD student Architect). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : To validate the course, the student is expected to pass : 2 quizzes + 1 Papers (in groups) Pedagogical method : Class lectures backed by recommended readings and group work (for the group paper) Course Description : The dawn of the industrial age has brought an unprecedented development of our cities. Since the 19th century, the increasing pace of technological evolution has only been paralleled by the continuous expansion of the urban realm and matching challenges in terms of congestion, mobility, environment, public life. In today's urban civilisation, technological evolution seeks answers to these urban challenges while raising as many questions in the process. This course introduces students to the urban phenomenon and its dynamics. In what ways technology and science have shaped urban growth ? What are the major shifts introduced by the digital revolution and by the green technologies ? By using historical and contemporary urban case studies, the course will follow the main evolutions in communication, transport, energy, building and manufacturing technologies and their social and urban consequences. Each course is structured around a topic (e.g. Mobility, Manufacture, Housing, Leisure, and Democracy). For each topic there will be provided related readings. There is no pre-requisite for this course. Required reading : The City Reader – LeGates R, Stout (ed.) – Routledge – 5th (2011) or 6th edition (2015).
Course validation : To validate the course, students are expected to : 1 – Read the required material in advance. In order to foster the discussion in class, students will be required to answer some short questions in relation to the reading material up to 24 hours before the class, using Google forms. Further details will be announced in due course. (≈ 20% of ﬁnal grade) 2 – Participate actively in class. (≈ 10% of ﬁnal grade) 3 – Present a research project based on a set of sources pre-selected by the instructor [Group work]. For further details, read the detailed outlines (day 2 & 3) (≈ 20% of ﬁnal grade). 4 – Write a short research paper (6 to 8 pages). The research paper's topic does not have to be consistent with the material studied in class, as long as it ﬁts within the general framework of the class, which is “gender in contemporary Japan”. One or two hours will be dedicated to help students deﬁne a topic. By the end of the 3-daysintensive class, each student should have deﬁned their topic. Further details will be announced during class. [Submission deadline = 19th February 2016] (≈ 50% of ﬁnal grade) Academic Integrity Statement : Sciences Po Paris does not tolerate cheating and/or plagiarism in any form. Pedagogical method : Morning sessions (3 x 3 hours) will primarily consist of lectures. Students will be expected to read in advance the required readings. As for the afternoon sessions (2 x 3 hours + 1 x 3 hours), they will be essentially dedicated to introducing social science research methods to students and group work. Course Description : he objective of the course is twofold :  To introduce students to gender studies via the study of contemporary Japanese society contemporary. It investigates how gender deeply structures the economy, the political sphere as well as society at large. By the end of the course, every students should be familiar with concepts such as the sexual division of labor, heteronormativity, hegemonic masculinity or gender gap, to name but a few.  To introduce students to qualitative research in social sciences. Students will learn how to write a 133
WINTER WORKSHOP : POLITICAL SCIENCE : GENDER IN JAPAN
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 16 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Amélie CORBEL (PhD student). Pedagogical format : Seminar