2018-2019

Syllabus

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (16 ECTS credits)

  • Main Research Themes and Methods in Political Philosophy  (Camil Ungureanu, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (Sonia Arribas and Santiago Zavala, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Master Thesis Writing Seminar (1 ECTS, Serena Olsaretti and Camil Ungureanu). 

 

Module 2: Optional courses in Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

 

Module 3: Optional Courses in Political Philosophy, Social Theory and the Social Sciences  (choose 10 ECTS credits. NOTE that not all courses are 5ECTS and that schedules may overlap for they depend on other Faculties) 

Module 4:

  • Final Research Paper (19 ECTS credits). 3rd Term.

 

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

 

2016-2017

Syllabus

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (15 ECTS credits)

  • Main Research Themes and Methods in Political Philosophy  (Camil Ungureanu, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (Sonia Arribas and Santiago Zavala, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st-2nd Term.

 

Module 2: Optional courses in Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

 

Module 3: Optional Courses in Political Philosophy, Social Theory and the Social Sciences  (choose 10 ECTS credits) 

  • Federalism and Federations: political theory and comparative politics (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Diversity and Immigration Policies (Ricard Zapata, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies (visiting professor: Montserrat Gibernau, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd-3rd Term.
  • Social Psychological Approaches to Society and the Individual (Verònica Benet-Martínez, English). 5 ECTS. 1st Term.
  • Global Law, Justice and Democracy (Josep Lluís Martí, English). 4 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Law and Gender Policies (Marisa Iglesias and Chelo Chacartegui, English). 4 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • International Relations (Caterina Garcia, Spanish). 4 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Empire Formation and Disintegration in the Modern and Contemporary World (Josep Maria Delgado, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • The Construction of State (Joaquim Albareda, Spanish). 5 ECTS. 1st Term.
  • Advanced Themes in Philosophy (Antonino Firenze, Spanish). 5 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Discourse Analysis II: Socio-cognitive features (Teun A. Van Dijk and E. Atienza, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Health and Inequality (Joan Benach, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Religion in the Age of Pluralism (Camil Ungureanu y Avi Astor). 5 ECTS. 1st Term

 

Module 4:

  • Master Thesis Seminar (1 ECTS, Serena Olsaretti and Camil Ungureanu). 2nd Term.
  • Final Research Paper (19 ECTS credits). 3rd Term.

 

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

+ Special Session: Preparing for the Academic Market (2 hours, Andrew Williams).

 

 

2015-2016

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (15 ECTS credits)

  • Main Research Themes and Methods in Political Philosophy  (Camil Ungureanu, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (Sonia Arribas and visiting professor Marina Garcés, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st-2nd Term.

 

Module 2: Optional courses in Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

  • Global Ethics (Serena Olsaretti, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Distributive Justice Today (Paula Casal, English). 5 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Political Theory in the 21st Century (visiting professor: Alessandro Ferrara, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Nationalism Today (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Democracy and Political Liberalism: theoretical and institutional features (Ferran Requejo, English). 5 ECTS credits. 3rd Term.

 

Module 3: Optional Courses in Political Philosophy, Social Theory and the Social Sciences  (choose 10 ECTS credits) 

  • Federalism and Federations: political theory and comparative politics (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Diversity and Immigration Policies (Ricard Zapata and Núria Franco, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • The current financial and economic crises and their impact on the social wellbeing of populations (Vicenç Navarro, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies (visiting professor: Peter A. Kraus, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd-3rd Term.
  • Social Psychological Approaches to Society and the Individual (Verònica Benet-Martínez, English). 5 ECTS. 1st Term.
  • Global Law, Justice and Democracy (Josep Lluís Martí, English). 4 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Law and Gender Policies (Marisa Iglesias and Chelo Chacartegui, English). 4 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • International Relations (Caterina Garcia, Spanish). 4 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Empire Formation and Disintegration in the Modern and Contemporary World (Josep Maria Delgado, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • The Construction of State (Joaquim Albareda, Spanish). 5 ECTS. 1st Term.
  • Advanced Themes in Philosophy (Antonino Firenze, Spanish). 5 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Discourse Analysis II: Socio-cognitive features (Teun A. Van Dijk and E. Atienza, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Health and Inequality (Joan Benach, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.

 

Module 4:

  • Master Thesis Seminar (1 ECTS, Serena Olsaretti and Camil Ungureanu). 2nd Term.
  • Final Research Paper (19 ECTS credits). 3rd Term.

 

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

 

+ Special Session: Preparing for the Academic Market (2 hours, Andrew Williams).

 

 

2014-2015

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (15 ECTS credits)

  • Research Methods in Political Philosophy (Camil Ungureanu, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (coordinated by Sonia Arribas, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.

 

Module 2: Optional courses in Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

  • Distributive Justice Today (Paula Casal, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Global Ethics (Serena Olsaretti, English). 5 ECTS credits. 3rd Term.
  • Issues in Ethics (Sonia Arribas, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 3rd Term.
  • Political Theory in the 21st Century (visiting professor: Daniel Weinstock, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Nationalism Today (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Democracy and Political Liberalism: theoretical and institutional features (Oscar Pérez de la Fuente, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.

 

Module 3: Optional Courses in Political Philosophy, Social Theory and the Social Sciences  (choose 10 ECTS credits) 

  • Federalism and Federations: political theory and comparative politics (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Diversity and Immigration Policies (Ricard Zapata, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • The current financial and economic crises and their impact on the social wellbeing of populations (Vicenç Navarro, English). 5 ECTS credits. 1st Term.
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies (visiting professor: Stephen Tierney, English). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd-3rd Term.
  • Models of Justice and Human Rights (Josep Lluís Martí, English). 4 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Law and Gender Policies (Neus Torbisco and Chelo Chacartegui, English). 4 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Comparative Constitutional Justice (Víctor Ferreres, English). 4 ECTS credits. 3rd Term.
  • International Law on Sustainable Development (Àngel Rodrigo, Spanish). 4 ECTS. 3rd Term.
  • International Relations (Matilde Pérez, English). 4 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Empire Formation and Disintegration in the Modern and Contemporary World (Josep Maria Delgado, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • The Construction of State (Joaquim Albareda, Spanish). 5 ECTS. 2nd Term.
  • Advanced Themes in Philosophy (Jordi Ibáñez, Spanish). 5 ECTS. 3rd Term.
  • Discourse Analysis II: Socio-cognitive features (Montserrat Ribas and Teun A. Van Dijk, Spanish, English and Catalan). 5 ECTS credits. 2nd Term.
  • Health and Society (Joan Benach, Spanish). 3 ECTS credits. Only 2 places. 1st Term.

 

Module 4:

  • Master Thesis Seminar (2 sessions, Serena Olsaretti and Camil Ungureanu)
  • Final Research Paper (20 ECTS credits)

 

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

 

+ Special Session: Preparing for the Academic Market (2 hours, Andrew Williams).

 

 

2013-2014

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (15 ECTS credits)

  • Research Methods in Political Philosophy (Paula Casal and Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits. 
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (Serena Olsaretti, English). 5 ECTS credits.

 

Module 2: Optional courses in Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

  • Democracy and Political Liberalism: theoretical and institutional features (Oscar Pérez de la Fuente, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Political Theory in the 21st Century (visiting professor: Michel Seymour, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Issues in Ethics (Sonia Arribas, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Distributive Justice Today (Paula Casal, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Nationalism Today (Joan Vergés and Ivan Serrano, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Global Ethics (Serena Olsaretti, English). 5 ECTS credits.*
*To be offered 2014-15.

 

Module 3: Optional Courses in Political Philosophy, Social Theory and the Social Sciences  (choose 10 ECTS credits) 

  • Federalism and Federations: political theory and comparative politics (visiting professor: Roland Sturm, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Diversity and Immigration Policies (Ricard Zapata, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • The Welfare State, Globalization and European Integration (Vicenç Navarro, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies (visiting professor: Sören Keil, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Models of Justice and Human Rights (Josep Lluís Martí, English). 4 ECTS credits.
  • Law and Equality Policies (Marisa Iglesias, Consuelo Chacartegui and Julia López, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Comparative Constitutional Justice (Víctor Ferreres, English). 4 ECTS credits.
  • International Law and Sustainable Development (Àngel Rodrigo, English). 3 ECTS.
  • Colonial Systems and non-European Societies (Josep M. Fradera, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Empire Formation in the Modern and Contemporary World (Josep Maria Delgado, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Discourse Analysis II (Montserrat Ribas and Teun A. Van Dijk, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Health and Society (Joan Benach, Spanish). 3 ECTS credits. Only 2 places.

 

Module 4:

  • Master Thesis Seminar (2 sessions, Serena Olsaretti and Camil Ungureanu)
  • Academic Career Seminar (2 hours, Andrew Williams)
  • Final Research Paper (20 ECTS credits)

 

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits

 

 

2012-2013

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (15 ECTS credits)

  • Research Methods in Political Philosophy (Camil Ungureanu, Paula Casal and Serena Olsaretti, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 ECTS credits. 
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (Sonia Arribas, English). 5 ECTS credits.

 

Module 2: Optional courses in Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

  • Democracy and Political Liberalism: theoretical and institutional features (Íñigo González, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Political Theory in the 21st Century (visiting professor: Hans-Jürgen Puhle, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Issues in Ethics (Sonia Arribas, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Distributive Justice Today (Paula Casal, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Nationalism Today (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits.

 

Module 3: Optional Courses in Political Philosophy, Social Theory and the Social Sciences  (choose 10 ECTS credits) 

  • Federalism and Federations: political theory and comparative politics (Klaus Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Diversity and Immigration Policies (Lorenzo Gabrielli, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • The Welfare State, Globalization and European Integration (Vicenç Navarro, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies (visiting professor: James Bickerton, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Models of Justice and Human Rights (Josep Joan Moreso and Josep Lluís Martí, English). 4 ECTS credits.
  • Law and Equality Policies (Marisa Iglesias, Consuelo Chacartegui and Julia López, English). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Comparative Constitutional Justice (Víctor Ferreres, English). 4 ECTS credits.
  • Colonial Systems and non-European Societies (Josep M. Fradera, Catalan). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Empire Formation in the Modern and Contemporary World (Josep Maria Delgado, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • The Construction of the State (Joaquim Albareda, Catalan). 5 ECTS credits. Website of the course.
  • Discourse Analysis II (Montserrat Ribas and Teun A. Van Dijk, Spanish and Catalan). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Identity Dynamics: Genre Constructions (Pilar Medina, Spanish). 5 ECTS credits.
  • Health and Society (Joan Benach, Spanish). 3 ECTS credits. Only 2 places.

 

Module 4: Final Research Paper (20 ECTS credits)

 

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits

 

 

2011-2012

Modules 1 and 4 are compulsory for all students. Additionally, students must choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

 

Module 1: Theory and Methodology (15 ECTS credits)

  • Research Methods in Political Philosophy (Camil Ungureanu, Paula Casal and Serena Olsaretti, English). 5 credits.
  • Modern Political Philosophy (Andrew Williams, English). 5 credits.
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (Sonia Arribas, English). 5 credits.

 

Module 2: Optional courses on Political Theory and Philosophy (choose 15 ECTS credits) 

  • Democracy and Political Liberalism: theoretical and institutional features (Ferran Requejo, English). 5 credits.
  • Political Theory in the 21st Century (visiting professor: Will Kymlicka, English). 5 credits.
  • Issues in Ethics (Sonia Arribas, Spanish). 5 credits.
  • Distributive Justice Today (Paula Casal, English). 5 credits.
  • Nationalism Today (Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 credits.

 

Module 3: Optional courses on Philosophy and Social Sciences (choose 10 ECTS credits) 

  • Federalism and Federations: political theory and comparative politics (Klaus Jürgen Nagel, English). 5 credits.
  • Diversity and Immigration Policies (Ricard Zapata, English). 5 credits.
  • The Welfare State, Globalization and European Integration (Vicenç Navarro, English). 5 credits.
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies (visiting professor: Sören Keil, English). 5 credits.
  • Models of Justice and Human Rights (Josep Joan Moreso and Josep Lluís Martí, English). 3 credits.
  • Law and Social Policies of Equality (Marisa Iglesias, Consuelo Chacartegui and Julia López, Spanish). 5 credits.
  • International Environmental Law (Ángel J. Rodrigo, Spanish). 3 credits.
  • Comparative Constitutional Justice (Víctor Ferreres, English). 4 credits.
  • The Cold War and its Legacy (Josep Fontana, Catalan). 5 credits. Website of the course.
  • Colonial Systems and non-European Societies (Josep M. Fradera, Spanish). 5 credits.
  • Empire Formation in the Modern and Contemporary World (Josep Maria Delgado, Spanish). 5 credits.
  • The Construction of the State (Joaquim Albareda, Catalan). 5 credits. Website of the course.
  • Discourse Analysis II (Montserrat Ribas and Teun A. Van Dijk, Spanish and Catalan). 5 credits.
  • Identity Dynamics: Genre Constructions (Pilar Medina, Spanish). 5 credits.
  • Health and Society (Joan Benach, Spanish and Catalan). 3 credits.

 

Module 4: Final Research Paper (20 ECTS credits)

  

TOTAL: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits