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FILJATKO A seminar on theoretical social research: Foucault 3 ECTS
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Postgraduate studies
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Doctoral Programme in Philosophy
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

1.10 Ch 1 Miia Kauppila, Angel Iglesias Ortiz
ch 2 Lauri Lahikainen, Viljami Hukka
15.10 ch 3 Aleksi Hupli, Claudia Gamper
ch 4 Mikko Poutanen, Yannick Poullie
29.10 ch 5 Stefanie Jaeger, Lucia Gräschke
ch 6 Lucie lepoutre, Matthew Woodley-Wilson
12.11 ch 7 Tony Lindström, Aura Kalli
ch 8 Tuulia Honkanen, Olli Suominen
26.11 ch 9 Iris Silic, Nassim Golshan
ch 10 Byron Davies, Olli Herranen
10.12 ch 11 Jaana Virta, Florian Houpier
ch 12 Everyone not present in the first meeting - you know who you are :)

General description

A new seminar for PhD-students and advanced students from any discipline, interested in social theory broadly conceived. During fall 2014 we will be reading Michel Foucault's lectures on the birth of biopolitics (La naissance de la biopolitique). The text will be available via moodle for registered participants.

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Risto Heiskala, Teacher responsible
Arto Laitinen, Teacher responsible
Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen, Teacher responsible


24-Sep-2014 – 10-Dec-2014
Seminar 14 hours
Wed 24-Sep-2014 at 16-18, Pinni B3109
Wed 1-Oct-2014 at 16-18, Pinni B3109
Wed 15-Oct-2014 - 10-Dec-2014 every other week at 16-18, Pinni B3117

Study materials

Michel Foucault: The birth of biopolitics (La naissance de la biopolitique).

Further information

The first meeting is 24.9 (Pinni B3109), after that we meet 1.10. (chapters 1 & 2) (Pinni B3109) and then every second week (Pinni B3117), reading two chapters of the text for each meeting. Should be fun.