INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Relations and European Studies
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
IRES 319 Ethnicity and Cultural Politics Undergraduate 3 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Adis Maksić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Adis Maksic, PhD Adis Maksić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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The course introduces students to the principal concepts, questions and perspectives related to ethnic and cultural politics. It offers new ways of understanding the notions of ethnicity, culture, nationality, and collective identities in general, and introduces students to the most recent constructivist arguments that advance our understanding of the relationship between identity and politics. The lessons accumulate to provide an advanced framework for analyzing ethnically motivated conflicts and violence.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To advance a student\'s understanding of the notions of ethnicity, culture an nationality, and apply this knowledge toward gaining a new perspective on the politicization of ethnicity and culture. To equip students with new tools for understanding ethnically motivated conflicts.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic

    LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
    Week
    Topic

      TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
      Description
        Description (%)
        Method Quantity Percentage (%)
        Quiz515
        Homework115
        Midterm Exam(s)30
        Final Exam140
        Total: 100
        Learning outcomes
          TEXTBOOK(S)

            ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
            Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
            Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
            Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
            Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
            Final Examination(1 week) 0
            Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
            Preparation for Final Examination 0
            Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
            Seminar / Presentation 0
            Total Workload: 0
            ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0