Weekly outline

  • Commodities: a view to resource chains in Western Civilization

    DEAR STUDENTS, 

    WELCOME TO THE COURSE!

    Please read the program carefully and bring any question you might have tomorrow at 10:15. 

    We will meet in  ZOOM for an introductory session where we will introduce each other and briefly discuss the course dynamic and aims. You can also send questions by email. 

    The meeting ID is: 911-7755-7485

    The password is: 627060

    The link to join ishttps://ruhr-uni-bochum.zoom.us/j/91177557485?pwd=TElRd1hFemNOOFlUZVJkZUpnYk1pZz09



  • Week 2: April 27 to May 1 - Western history and commodity trade: energy

  • Week 3: May 4 to 8 - Resource Making - Temporalities

  • Week 4: May 11 to 15 - Resource and affects

  • Week 5: May 18 – 22 - Geographies of extraction: Enclaves

  • Week 6: May 25 -29 - Geographies of extraction: The Pit

  • Week 7: June 1 – 5 - Moving commodities – transportation and infrastructure

  • Week 8: June 8 -13 - Material politics

  • Week 9: June 16 to 20 - "Ethical capitalism": the performance of transparency and CSR

  • Week 10: June 22 – 26 - Impacts and areas of influence

  • Week 11: June 29 – July 3 - Material politics

  • Week 12 - July 6 to 10 - Expert knowledge