Landscape Democracy - Researching the right to landscape and collaborative landscape practices
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PhD. Course, 18-22 November 2013, Copenhagen and Alnarp

Organised by Department of Geoscience and Natural Resource Management (IGN), University of Copenhagen in co-operation with the Nordic network on Landscape Democracy

Venue: The Danish Forestry College located in Nøddebo north of Copenhagen (19-22). The course opens with full day seminar to be held at Department of Landscape Architecture, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Alnarp.

Fees: The will be no fees for the course. Costs for accommodation and meals from Monday the 18th. Saturday (morning) the 23th will be app. 600 €.

Formal enrolment will be possible from September 2013. Preliminary registration should be done by mail to Kamilla Hansen-Møller ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Landscape democracy, the main subject of this course, represents an emerging research field within a number of disciplines from sciences to social sciences and humanities. The linkages between human rights, landscape, democracy and public policy interventions (legislation, policy and planning practice) constitute the primary theoretical subject for the course with the aim to conceptualise and understand discourses as well as practices associated with landscape functions, patterns and change. Development of methodological skills to analyse human rights’ aspects of landscape functions is one of the course objectives.

The course is organized an intensive one week course (18-22.11.2013) with lectures by leading scholars, seminars, and Ph.D.-paper presentations. Assignments include readings and submission of an extended paper abstract before the course as well as submission of a short paper few weeks after the course. Extend: 4 ECTS.

Pre-course: A Reading list will be provided by October  1, 2013.
Extended abstract (1000-1500 words) due by October 20, 2013
Post course: Short paper (2500-3000 words) deadline: January 31, 2014

Landscape democracy 2013 course plan

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