Classics in Theories of Space
In the wake of the spatial turn, questions of place and space have taken a prominent place in the social sciences. Classics in Theories of Space is a Ph.D. course that offers a journey through key ideas, theories and concepts of place and space in the discipline of human geography, via lectures, seminars and readings of selected canonical texts on place and space.
The course consists of three major modules covering three major disciplinary perspectives on place and space. Namely, (1) Geography as the Science Space, (2) Humanistic Geography and (3) Relational Conceptions/Perspectives on place and space. In addition to being acquainted with the major theories, concepts and perspectives on place and space, readers of the course will also be introduced to key thinkers on place and space. Classics in Theories of Space will throughout provide advanced and critical theoretical knowledge and proficiency in theories of place and space.