Children in a Multicultural ContextSemester Course

Children in a Multicultural Context, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Child Development, Education / Educational Studies, Human Development
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course explores multicultural contexts for childhood in the Nordic countries. Based on readings and your experiences on Field Studies, the class investigates practices around ethnic diversity, childhood discourse, and multiculturalism in Danish education and social policy. The benefits and challenges of Nordic philosophies of education and early childhood are analyzed through perspectives on learning, multilingualism, and intercultural communication.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies


Salim Aykut Ozturk

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in Anthropology (University College London, 2020). MA in Migration and Diaspora Studies (School of Oriental and African Studies, London 2010). MA in Political Science and International Relations (Bogazici University, 2009). BA in Political Science and International Relations (Bogazici University, 2007). Quantitative and qualitative researcher with work and field experience in Istanbul, London and Jerusalem. First book, “Mobility and Armenian Belonging in Contemporary Turkey: Migratory Routes and the Meaning of the Local” (London: IB Tauris) forthcoming in 2022. Currently working on a second book, “An Island that is No More: Politics and Placemaking in Istanbul.” With DIS since 2021.

Sociology, Salim Aykut Ozturk