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Course catalogue (continuing education)

Vēst2105 : A History of Etnic Minorities in Latvia

Course code
Credit points and study hours
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for lecturesNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
Course abstract
The aim of course is to give knowledge of processes and periods of formation of multicultural society of the Latvia and intellectual benefits of ethnic minorities in society of Latvia. In this course students will gather knowledge about certain ethnic minorities: Baltic – Germans, Jews, Poles, Russians, etc., from the beginnings till nowadays.

In terms of course agenda there will be organized practical classes at the museum "Jews in Latvia," Riga's Greneschikov community of Russsian Old believers, discussions and analysis of articles and study movies.

Learning outcomes
This course will give deeper insight in the historical and cultural processes of development of cultural diversity and enrich understanding about Latvia’s variety and specifics of culture. As well this course will present history of ethnic groups in Latvia. This course will give possibility practically meet representatives of Latvian ethnic minorities and see their institutions in charge. 
Requirements for awarding credit points
Attendance – not obligatory;
Active participation in seminars, studies tours and practical classes – 50%;
Exam (studies diaries) – 50%