Course: Nationalism 2

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Course title Nationalism 2
Course code KAP/NAC2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Rosůlek Přemysl, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. WW I and the break-up of multinational empires in Europe; 2. Declaration of the right to self-determination, Wilson - Lenin; 3. Centres of ethnic tensions in the interwar Europe; 4. Nazism and fascism, theory and practice; 5. Nationalism and national identities in the communist Eastern Europe; 6. Ethnonationalism in Western Europe since the 1960s; 7. Nationalism and the break-up of Communist Bloc (ethnic conflicts in Yugoslavia and post-Soviet area); 8. Europe at the beginning of the 21st century - post-nationalist period?

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Seminar classes, Students' self-study
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to define key terms such as nation, secession, irredentism etc. They will be able to apply these terms to practical examples and manifestations of nationalism. They will identify key points in the formation of new nations. They will compare the development of nationalism in different parts of the world and in different periods.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Students' self-study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Cabada, Ladislav; Rosůlek, Přemysl. Evropa národů, patriotů a integrace. 1. vyd. Dobrá Voda : Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2002. ISBN 80-86473-13-9.
  • Glenny, Misha. Balkán 1804-1999 : nacionalismus, válka a velmoci. Praha : BB art, 2003. ISBN 80-7257-976-2.
  • Hobsbawm, Eric J. Národy a nacionalismus od roku 1780 : program, mýtus, realita. 1. vyd. Brno : Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2000. ISBN 80-85959-55-0.
  • O'Sullivan, Noel. Fašismus. CDK, 2002.
  • Šmíd, Tomáš Vaďura, Václav. Etnické konflikty v postkomunistickém prostoru. CDK, 2007.

Study plans that include the course
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