- Every participant of the course has to decide on a topic he/she would like to choose for the presentation. Depending on the number of participants one topic may be chosen and prepared by more than one participant (2-3).
- Presentations will cover a particular case selected by participants themselves that is pertinent to the topic discussed during the lecture.
- Presentations should not exceed 25 min – if longer a penalty of –5% will be applied.
- Participants are not supposed to hand in any written form of their presentations.
- Each case presentation should contain:
- Brief historical background of the case – lack of thereof: – 5%
- Description of the course of events – lack of thereof: – 5%
- Latest developments if any;
- Opinions of experts renowned in the field (professionals: academics, fellow researches, renowned experts, only well established journalists. No politicians!!!) – lack of thereof: – 5%
- Main stream analysis/opinions as well as at least one ‘alternative’ point of view;
- Background (e.g. left, radical, liberal etc.) of experts and organizations referred to in the presentation;
- A list of three critical-thinking questions to feed the discussion following the presentation – lack of thereof: – 5%
- Every participant will be asked to provide a one-page summary of their presentation containing main points and ‘critical thinking questions’, as well as a bibliography of sources.
- Maximum grade for case presentation is 30% of the final grade.