Governance, Institutions and  Corruption in S/E Europe and the Balkans

COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE NAME

ETHNICITY AND NATIONALISM IN SEE AND EASTERN EUROPE

Course Code

BS 0638

Course Type

Elective

Level of Course

Undergraduate

Year of Study

3-4

Term

Spring

ECTS Credits

5

Name of Instructor

Dr. Ioannis Manos, Assistant Professor

E-mail

imanos@uom.gr

Office Hours

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Friday 11:00 - 12:00 a.m.

In-Classroom Study

Papers and monographs

Out-of-Classroom Study

Papers and monographs

Objective of the Course

To acquire an understanding of (a) the main theories of nationalism and ethnicity, (b) identity politics in SE Europe, (c) anthropological studies on nationalism and ethnicity in Greece.

Prerequisites

None

Course Contents

 

Recommended Readings

M. Banks, 1996, Ethnicity. Anthropological Constructions, Routledge.
T. H. Eriksen, 1993, Ethnicity and Nationalism, Boulder.
A complete reading list will be distributed in the 1st week of the course

Teaching Methods

Lecture, film and documentaries screening

Assesment Methods

100% Final exams

Language of Instruction

English

Course Schedule

 

1. Week

Studying identities, some introductory explanations

2. Week

Studying the 'other' in western industrial societies: community studies.

3. Week

Studying  the 'other' in western industrial societies: migration and colonialism.

4. Week

Nationalism and the nation

5. Week

Theories of nationalism

6. Week

Theories of nationalism

7. Week

Theories of nationalism

8. Week

Ethnicity and ethnic groups

9. Week

Studying ethnicity

10.Week

Studying ethnicity

11.Week

Identity politics and multiculturalism

12.Week

Nationalismand ethnicity in late modernity