Cultures and Identities in Europe Free Online Course by European University Institute

European University Institute

European University Institute (EUI) is offering free online course on Cultures and Identities in Europe. This course is for anyone interested in European culture, but will be of particular interest to those working in the arts, culture and heritage.

In this three week course, applicants will also look at the policy behind European cultural and media industries and question current approaches to cultural creativity that rely heavily on economics. This course will start on October 16, 2017.

Course At Glance

Length: 3 weeks
Effort: 3 hours/week
Subject: Cultures and Identities in Europe
Institution: European University Institute (EUI) and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on October 16, 2017

Providers’ Details

The European University Institute (EUI) is an international organization which produces high level research and provides doctoral and post-doctoral academic training in the social sciences.

About This Course

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

  • Engage with current debates on what is ‘European identity’, what is ‘European culture’, and what it means to talk of them in the singular or the plural (cultures, identities).
  • Explain the relationship between notions of identity, memory, heritage, and culture.
  • Interpret main approaches to cultural heritage and the public use of history.
  • Identify European policies in the media and cultural sector.
  • Discuss critical approaches to cultural industries

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

  • Engage with current debates on what is ‘European identity’, what is ‘European culture’, and what it means to talk of them in the singular or the plural (cultures, identities).
  • Explain the relationship between notions of identity, memory, heritage, and culture.
  • Interpret main approaches to cultural heritage and the public use of history.
  • Identify European policies in the media and cultural sector.
  • Discuss critical approaches to cultural industries

Requirements

This course is for anyone interested in European culture, but will be of particular interest to those working in the arts, culture and heritage.

Instructors

Jeremie Molho

Jeremie Molho is Research Associate at the European University Institute.

Anna Triandafyllidou

Anna Triandafyllidou is Professor at the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, where she directs the Cultural Pluralism Area in the Global Governance Programme.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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