MEDIA AND THE ARCTIC
1st international Master Class week in Tampere (5 ECTS)
October 2018 – January 2019 (Master Class in Tampere 26–30 November 2018)
Principal teachers: Markku Heikkilä, Anna Kireeva, Thomas Nilsen, Alexei Popogrebsky. Contributing teachers: Vlad Strukov, Gosia Smieszek.
Topics: Arctic Environmental Journalism, Global Connections of the Arctic, Visual Representations of the Arctic.
The course is free for up to 40 students of the University of Tampere and TarC’s partner universities. At the University of Tampere the course can be used for units JOUJOVTS, JMMMETUS, RUST2, RUST5 AND VENS10.
Up to ten media professionals are invited to take part via grants provided by JOKES — Journalistisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö. Course fee for media professionals: 1950 € (VAT 0%).
The first enrolment period was 16 April – 8 June 2018. A second opportunity to enrol will be 13 August – 14 September 2018.
RUST5/JOUJOVTS New media as instruments of Russia’s domestic and foreign policy 5 ECTS
The course consists of 10 lectures in the class (20 hours), including 3 guest lectures (6 hours). The students will develop a better understanding of how and why mass media play an important instrumental role in influencing Russia’s domestic and foreign relations in a globalized world.
The course is organized in cooperation with Aleksanteri Institute’s Russian and East European Master’s School.