This course will deal with ethnicity-related issues. Starting from key concepts (ethnicity, nationalism, etc.), it will cover various topics and cases of nation-state building and majority-minority relations mainly from sociological viewpoint. Students may be requested to make presentations on case studies depending on their research interests.
2.Apr.21 Comparing concepts: ethnic group, nation, race, etc.
3.Apr.28 Modern nation-state building (1)
4.May 12 Modern nation-state building (2)
5.May 19 Pluralism (1)
6.May 26 Pluralism (2)
7.Jun.2 Nationality and citizenship
8.Jun.9 Ethnic media, ethnic busuiness
9.Jun.16 Ethnic groups in mass media
10.Jun.23 National integration and languages
11.Jun.30 Indigenous peoples, states and development (1)
12.Jul.7 Indigenous peoples, states and development (2)
13.Jul.14 Case study (1)
14.Jul.21 Case study (2)
(subject to change)
Will be distributed by the instructor.
Attendance (60%) + term paper (40%)