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The course will examine cultural aspects of the globalisation process. In focus for the course is an analysis of the relationship between globalisation processes and contemporary cultural changes throughout the world. As a theoretical starting point to understand global cultural processes today, the course introduces different theories about and understandings of the relationship between globalisation processes and culture. During the course, special attention will be given to different forms of identity constructions related to the globalisation process. A special focus will be the role new technology and media plays in the identity construction. Concepts as de-territorialisation and hybridisation versus localisation and national identity will be discussed. The course will pay special attention to a comparative perspective where differences and similarities between countries/regions in connection to globalisation and culture will be discussed.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of the course, the student shall:
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relationship between globalisation processes and contemporary cultural changes, which also include a discussion on how social change affects culture and vice versa;
- demonstrate knowledge about research problems, theoretical traditions, and research results in the study of globalisation and culture;
- be able to analyse the differential impact of globalisation on various strata of the local, regional, national and international communities.
Last updated: 2 December 2019