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ANTHROPOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY: CONTEMPORARY FAULT LINES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 105
Full UC Title: ANTHROPOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY: CONTEMPORARY FAULT LINES 
Transcript Title: ANTH & SUSTAINBLTY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Sustainability has become a vantage point for addressing, debating, and negotiating multiple challenges of the contemporary world, such as climate change, environmental pollution, or inequalities. This course unpacks sustainability as a contested terrain where scientific expertise, political agendas and mobilizations, and the everyday confront each other on multiple levels. The key topics covered in this module focus on waste and value, global/local food regimes, the social aspects of infrastructures, contestations around fossil and renewable energy, and the politics of sustainability. To address these topics, the course primarily draws on ethnographic material to discover how the discourses on sustainability shape and are shaped by different actors in the context of everyday life. This course develops students’ awareness of the strengths and limitations of anthropological perspectives on sustainability, and more generally how these influence larger debates on the anthropological study of economy, politics, environmentalism, globalization, and citizenship. The course combines lectures, section meetings, excursions and practical assignments to equip students with analytical vocabulary and skills to critically engage with the burning issues of sustainability in the contemporary world. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ANTHROPOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY: CONTEMPORARY FAULT LINES 
Partner University Department: Cultural Anthropology 
Partner University Course Number: 201800038