Courses

Experimental approaches, while always popular in psychology and the natural sciences, are also slowly becoming mainstream within political science. When done correctly, they are billed to be able to produce true causal inferences. For this reason they are a popular technique in the world of policy assessment and in...
Instructor: Levente Littvay
Credits: 2.0
Experimental approaches, while always popular in psychology and the natural sciences, are also slowly becoming mainstream within political science. When done correctly, they are billed to be able to produce true causal inferences. For this reason they are a popular technique in the world of policy assessment and in...
Instructor: Levente Littvay
Credits: 2.0
Experimental approaches, while always popular in psychology and the natural sciences, are also slowly becoming mainstream within political science. When done correctly, they are billed to be able to produce true causal inferences. For this reason they are a popular technique in the world of policy assessment and in...
Instructor: Levente Littvay
Credits: 2.0
The US, the EU and India in comparison. At first, the course will discuss the typology of federal systems and the impact of factors like size, geography, history, and cleavages. Then the three cases (two finished and one unfinished federation) will be analyzed and compared.
Instructor: Anton Pelinka
Credits: 4.0
The course is designed to focus on the analysis of federalism using the cases of three rather different systems. Despite the continental dimension, the EU, the US and India have in common, the three systems differ greatly:-         The United States, together with Switzerland,...
Instructor: Anton Pelinka
Credits: 4.0
The course is designed to focus on the analysis of federalism using the cases of three rather different systems. Despite the continental dimension, the EU, the US and India have in common, the three systems differ greatly:* The United States, together with Switzerland, is considered the most traditional federal system...
Instructor: Anton Pelinka
Credits: 4.0
This course aims to introduce students to issues that arise in discussions pertaining to state and religion, their connections, intersections, concordances and distinctions, following a discussion of why the issue of religion-state relations arises, and under what circumstances. The approach adopted is intended to...
Instructor: Aziz Al-Azmeh
Credits: 2.0
The recent scholarly interest in communication processes and media has opened new approaches to the ways in which the so-called book religions have placed supreme authority in a certain canonic text, considered to be the unfallibly truthful message of the divinity. Sanctified by its long-duration transmission, the...
Instructor: Carsten L. Wilke
Credits: 2.0
Anthropology is the science of humans. Anthropology of religion observes and interprets the phenomenon 'religion' in social and cultural context. Historical anthropology of religion focuses on the beginnings of this approach started in the 19th century. Although the course concentrates mainly on the beginnings, we...
Instructor: András Máté-Tóth
Credits: 2.0
The study of global governance and order is one of the most critical subjects for international relations scholars and policy communities today. With the ongoing global power shift, the concept and practice of global governance and order are changing. This course examines the evolution of the liberal international...
Instructor: Amitav Acharya
Credits: 2.0
The course deals with a few of the most fundamental problems of contemporary political philosophy, regarding the ground and scope of the authority of the state to make and enforce rules that bind its citizens. Most people would agree that the state indeed has such authority, and that citizens are usually under a moral...
Instructor: Zoltan Miklosi
Credits: 2.0
This course deals with some core issues in analytic contemporary political philosophy. We start with a question of what kind of institutions should we desire to live under, and how should they be justified. On a prominent account, a just institutional structure is that protects basic freedoms and that makes sure that...
Instructor: Andres Moles
Credits: 2.0
The course deals with a few of the most fundamental problems of contemporary political philosophy, regarding the ground and scope of the authority of the state to make and enforce rules that bind its citizens. Most people would agree that the state indeed has such authority, and that citizens are usually under a moral...
Instructor: Zoltan Miklosi
Credits: 2.0
The course deals with a few of the most fundamental problems of contemporary political philosophy, regarding the ground and scope of the authority of the state to make and enforce rules that bind its citizens. Most people would agree that the state indeed has such authority, and that citizens are usually under a moral...
Instructor: Zoltan Miklosi
Credits: 2.0
This seminar will focus on comparative analyses of democracies in Central Europe in a contemporary historical perspective. Special attention will be paid to the past 25 years from 1989 to present. We will analyze different theoretical models of democracy, our discussion will include the so-called different „stages” of...
Instructor: András Bozóki
Credits: 2.0
This seminar will focus on comparative analyses of democracies in Central Europe in a contemporary historical perspective. Special attention will be paid to the past 25 years from 1989 to present. We will analyze different theoretical models of democracy, our discussion will include the so-called different „stages” of...
Instructor: András Bozóki
Credits: 2.0
Background and overall aim of the course:This is an interdisciplinary course and students with different backgrounds are expected to register for it. The aim is to get acquainted with the basic concepts of network science, including elements of the theory of graphs, dynamics of and on networks, as well as with...
Instructor: János Kertész
Credits: 4.0
This course has two main goals : firstly, it aims to give insights into the importance of gender as a key dimension of politics that structures power relations in all societies: in terms of inclusion/exclusion, gendered and sexual identities, norms and institutions (hegemonic understandings of feminity and masculinity...
Instructor: Lea Sgier
Credits: 4.0
This course aims to introduce the students to selected issues of the "Gender and politics" literature that has evolved considerably over the last 20 years and now permeates all sub-fields of political science, from political theory to comparative politics, public policy, political economy and international relations....
Instructor: Lea Sgier
Credits: 4.0
At the beginning of the twenty-first century the uses of the human body, its organs, tissues and cells are increasingly diversified. One can observe the worldwide presence of old uses and misuses of the human body, such as prostitution, organ trafficking, human trafficking but more and more also new forms of...
Instructor: Judit Sandor
Credits: 4.0
SCHEDULETimeDatePlace15:30 - 17:10Monday 05/Mar/2018 - 06/Mar/2018 dailyOctober 6th 7 / Room 20115:30 - 19:00Wednesday 07/Mar/2018October 6th 7 / Room 20115:30 - 17:10Monday 12/Mar/2018 - 19/Mar/2018 weeklyOctober 6th 7 / Room 20117:20 - 19:00Monday 12/Mar/2018 - 19/Mar/2018 weeklyOctober 6th 7 / Room 20115:30 - 17:...
Instructor: Margaret Jenkins
Credits: 2.0
This course examines the links between gender, race, and class in the era of global capitalism.  Through the semester, students will critically explore the intersected racialized and gendered manifestations of capitalism at the global and local level. The course explores how dominant economic and political...
Instructor: Angéla Kóczé
Credits: 2.0
The course aims to interrogate the emerging field created by the intersection of Jewish Studies, Memory Studies and Gender Studies to study the literary and artistic representation of the Holocaust. The course covers the topics of how Memory of Holocaust is inscribed, framed, mediated and performed. It consists of two...
Instructor: Andrea Peto
Credits: 4.0
The course aims to interrogate the emerging field created by the intersection of Jewish Studies, Memory Studies and Gender Studies to study the literary and artistic representation of the Holocaust. The course covers the topics of how Memory of Holocaust is inscribed, framed, mediated and performed. It consists of two...
Instructor: Andrea Peto
Credits: 4.0
In this course, we will examine long-term trends in global economic inequalities between and within countries, and we will engage with the most important controversies about the measurement and interpretation of inequality. In the first part of the course, major theoretical approaches to global inequality will be...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0

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