|Name||Cr||Method of study||Time||Location||Organiser|
|Biocultural approaches to the environment and conservation||5 Cr||General Examination||28.4.2021 - 28.4.2021|
|Biocultural approaches to the environment and conservation||5 Cr||General Examination||19.5.2021 - 19.5.2021|
|Biocultural approaches to the environment and conservation||5 Cr||General Examination||16.6.2021 - 16.6.2021|
|Biocultural approaches to the environment and conservation||5 Cr||General Examination||7.7.2021 - 7.7.2021|
|Biocultural approaches to the environment and conservation||5 Cr||General Examination||28.7.2021 - 28.7.2021|
Learners will achieve profound knowledge of Indigenous peoples’ relations with different life forms, traditional ecological knowledge, how Indigenous peoples manage their human- environment collectives, as well as conservation history.
Study units can be studied in the student’s own preferred order.
This study unit combines ethnography, ethnoecology, and biosciences in approaching biocultural diversity, Indigenous peoples’ environmental knowledge and values, as well as relationality between human and nonhuman actors.
Assessments in the course and exam.
Study material for an examination covering the content of this study unit:
1) Nelson, Melissa K. & Daniel Shilling 2018: Traditional Ecological Knowledge. Learning from Indigenous Practices for Environmental Sustainability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
2) Two of the following:
De Cadena, Marisol 2014: Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice across Andean Worlds. Durham: Duke.
Dowie, Mark 2009: Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-year Conﬂict between Global Conservation and Native Peoples. Cambridge (Massachusetts): MIT Press.
Elenius, Lars, Christina Allard & Camilla Sandström 2016: Indigenous rights in modern landscapes: Nordic conservation regimes in global context. London: Routledge.
Helander-Renvall, Elina 2016: Sámi Society Matters. Rovaniemi: Lapland University Press.
Ellis, Jim, eds. (2018): Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.
Assessment practices and criteria
General scale 0–5
Assessments in the course and exam