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Intercultural Theory

Niveau der Lehrveranstaltung/des Moduls laut Lehrplan

second cycle, Master

Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung/des Moduls

The students know how to understand and judge different intercultural situations on the basis of an a sensitive understanding of their own cultural determinations. They are in the capacity to mention important current point of views from the intercultural research discussions in the field of cultural anthropology, cultural sociology and the cultural studies. They are able to reflect the difficulties of hybrid cultural systems within an globalized world within the different dimensions of economy, society and politics.

Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan

not applicable


The course focuses on historical and current discourses from the field of Intercultural Theory and positions from Cultural Anthropology. The course examines the practical consequences of Intercultural Theory for Economy and Society with a special view of the problem of misrepresented cultures within a global media society. From Franz Boas to Julia Kristeva, Clifford Geertz, Bruno Latour, Homi Bhaba and Edward Said the course discusses the different opportunities how to understand cultural behavior and intercultural pattern, visible and invisible ones. Abstract thinking and discussing is a very important competence which shall be learned.

empfohlene Fachliteratur

Barker, C. (2014): Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice. Sage
Edgar, A. (2007) (ed.): Cultural Theory. The Key Concepts. Routledge
Henze, R. & Wolfram, G. (2014):Exporting Culture? Which Role for Europe in a Global World. Springer
Inayatullah, N. & Banley, D.(2012): International Relations and the Problem of Differences. Routledge
Kristeva, J. (1991): Strangers to Ourselves. Columbia University
Müller-Wille, L. (2014): The Franz Boas Enigma.Baraka
Storey, J. (2014): Cultural Theory and Popular Culture. Routledge

Bewertungsmethoden und -kriterien

written examination



Anzahl der zugewiesenen ECTS-Credits


Semesterwochenstunden (SWS)


geplante Lehr- und Lernmethoden

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

Semester/Trimester, in dem die Lehrveranstaltung/das Modul angeboten wird


Name des/der Vortragenden

Prof. (FH) Dr. Sibylle Moser


1st year of study

empfohlene optionale Programmeinheiten

not applicable

Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltungen/des Moduls


Art der Lehrveranstaltung/des Moduls

compulsory (lecture)

Art der Lehrveranstaltung

in-class course


not applicable


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Asc. Prof. (FH) Mag. Monika Kohlhofer
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