The course’s main focus is on the role, significance and impact of religious communities, discourses and practices on different types of migration and integration processes. It further addresses how migration phenomena affect individual and communal expressions of faith and practice. The course introduces central migration theories and conceptual discussions of migration terminology, and presents and discusses relevant theories on globalization processes and transnational dynamics.
The course has the following main subjects:
- International migration: Theoretical and conceptual perspectives.
- Processes of globalization and transnational religious networks.
- Religion as challenge and resource in integration processes.
- Theological perspectives on migration.
Time and place
Spring 2024, tentatively April or May
Teaching and compulsory activities
The course is offered as an intensive course week with 3 days of lectures and seminars.
Oral examination (20 minutes).