Since seminars are conceived for exchanging views as well as debating the applicability of ideas the compulsory texts raise credit points for active participation can be only obtained through active presence during the weekly sessions at the seminar. This requires (1) the reading of the compulsory text assigned for each session and (2) active involvement in the debates during the seminar. Please note that there is no alternative way to acquire the credit points for active participation.
Additional credit points can be obtained through the writing of a term paper. The term paper proposal should be submitted until July 18th, which must contain (1) the description of the topic, (2) a preliminary outline of the main research question and (3) the tentative argumentation. The deadline to submit the term papers is September 30th.