Topic outline

  • The course aims at acquisition of practical skills needed to carry out a research project in general and a diploma thesis research project in particular. The course has two foci: Firstly, excellent diploma thesis defended in the Dept. of Gender Studies will be presented by their authors and discussed. Secondly, practical issues concerning the choice of topic, formulation of research question as well questions concerning methodology will be closely examined.

  • 1. Introduction. Guidelines for writing diploma thesis in gender studies

  • 2. Research perspective I: semi-structured interviews and their analysis

  • 3. – 5. Presentation of defended diploma thesis and debate

  • 6. Research perspective II: literary analysis and visual material analysis

  • 7. – 9. Presentation of defended diploma thesis and debate

  • 10. Research perspective III: comparative analysis

  • 11. – 13. Presentation of defended diploma thesis and debate