Anton Pelinka: Nationalism and Political Theory 2013 - 2014 Fall
(PelinkaPolTheory)

The course intends to approach the topic of Nationalism from the perspective of Political Theory. After more history oriented viewpoints, the course will focus on different concepts contemporary political theory is using – like modernization, totalitarianism, democracy, transformation. The aspect of multi-level and cross-cutting identities will be discussed as well as the impact of recent trends in international relations – especially the question of the declining role of the nation state under the auspices of globalization.