Religion in the Development of City Space and City Life


What is the course about?

In this course, students will learn how religions act as the powerhouse of city development and city life in selected parts of world. Students are led to recognize that, beside secular ideologies and economic, political, population and cultural ecessities, religions have always played a pivotal role in people’s imagination and in the construction of city life and city space. Students would be invited to utilize concepts and methodologies learnt from the course to conduct value critique and ethical reflections on contemporary urban development.

Course Code Offering Department(s) Area of Learning Units & Hours
GDAR1817 GEOG ARTS (3,2,1)
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IGEThis is an interdisciplinary GE (IGE) course.
  1. One IGE course is listed for more than 1 area of learning. You can decide which area of learning you would like the course to fulfill, by enrolling in the course with the corresponding course code.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.