Culture, Heritage and the Environment

Culture, Heritage and the Environment

New

Semester 1

(A virtual course under the patronage of the SEA-EU alliance, in collaboration with University of Kiel, Germany)

A political ecology perspective to environmental conflict in coastal areas will be introduced and the socio-ecological dimensions of environmental change in coastal areas will be discussed during these seminars.

No specific disciplinary background is required. Seminars will benefit from an interdisciplinary group. May suit the interests of students from geography, sociology, law, earth systems, geosciences, environmental management/ studies, conservation science and coastal biology/ecology.

Sessions to be held on Wednesdays 27th October, 3rd and 17th November 2021 from 12pm till 2pm and on Saturday 13th November 2021 from 9am till 4pm.

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Semester 1

This DGP unit seeks to provide students with a survey of Baroque art in Malta from its onset through Caravaggio’s realism to its triumphant peak with Mattia Preti’s works.

The artists' oeuvres will be discussed and students will be introduced to critical analysis and will learn to place the works within the Baroque style.

Sessions to be held on Wednesdays 27th October, 3rd, 10th November 2021 from 12pm till 2pm and Saturdays to be confirmed.

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Semester 1

This eight-week course will introduce students to the realm of Ancient Greek Mythology.

Throughout the study-unit we shall discuss the impact that these myths had on Ancient Greek civilisation and how these myths affected the culture and society of the people that believed in them.

Students will be also introduced to mythology through ancient literary sources such as Homer and Hesiod, as well as through ancient drama such as the tragedies of Euripides.

Sessions to be held Wednesdays - 12pm till 2pm.  

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Semester 2

A mixed-focus Thematic Approach which seeks to explore elements of Greek and Roman history through a thematic rather than chronological approach that puts the emphasis on these themes rather than on the narrative.

Sessions to be held Wednesdays - 12pm till 2pm.  

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https://www.um.edu.mt/study/degreeplus/cultureheritageenvironment/