Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Sociology

Course Number: HSV774
Credit: 1.5
Course Objective:

This module draws on methodological debates in history and sociology/social anthropology in order to better understand how the ‘past’ can be used as a resource in ethnographic work. It reflects on the social turn in history writing as well as the historical turn in sociology, both the doing of ‘... Read more

Course Number: HUL 376
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course is an advanced undergraduate sociology course on the political ecology of water. It discusses people's historic and current engagement with water, sustainable development and water, the recent controversies and emergent resource conflict over water in the context of industrial... Read more

Course Number: HUL 380
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to selected topics in Sociology as decided by the instructor

Course Number: HSL771
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course is designed to provide graduate students with a broad perspective on classical and modern theoretical perspectives in sociology and social anthropology.

Course Number: HSL772
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course introduces students to classical and contemporary theories and debates in Indian sociology including the various concepts and approaches used to study Indian society. It provides a historical overview of Indian society from colonial times to the present, focusing on processes and... Read more

Course Number: HSL777
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to theories in the sociology of science, explore how scientific knowledge is produced and validated, and study its relationship to other forms of knowledge in society.

Course Number: HUL 375
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to sociological approaches to the study of religion in contemporary society. Religion will be understood in terms of its social and cultural structure; in addition the course will also encourage a critical perspective on religion and society – its interface... Read more

Course Number: HSV773
Credit: 1.5
Course Objective:

This main objective of this course is to introduce PhD students to a set of tools for empirical research in Sociology in particular, but it would also be useful for other disciplines in social sciences such as Economics, Psychology and Policy Studies.

Course Number: HSL778
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course aims at a critical examination of the production of the city and the urban as a way of life.The student will be introduced to important theoretical perspectives on the study of the urban – Marx, Weber, Simmel, Castells, Lefebvre, Wirth, Harvey, de Certeau and Appadurai besides others... Read more

Course Number: HSL774
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Students will learn how to analyse images, visual and online new media resources and utilize them in social and Internet research. This course enables a student to get some exposure to innovations in visual anthropology and digital culture that are part of our everyday life.

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