BSSb1188 Cultural Security

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2020
1/1/0. 6 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučováno online.
Monika Gabriela Bartoszewicz, MA, MLitt, PhD (přednášející)
Monika Gabriela Bartoszewicz, MA, MLitt, PhD
Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. Lucie Pospíšilová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Oddělení bezpečnostních a strategických studií - Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Po 16:00–17:40 PC25
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Cíle předmětu
This module will address a range of issues relevant to cultural policies and practices in International Relations. The module has two distinct elements: the first will introduce students to the major theories and ideas within cultural security and will provide insight into its practice by a wide range of actors (governments, international organisations, corporations, non-governmental organisations and individuals). This section of the module will also map the relationship of the cultural/national identity will be explored as well as specific areas of international affairs and in the context of globalisation of culture. The second section of the module will provide an introduction to cultural policy models and cultural policies indifferent countries and contexts. Reference will also be made to the role of the European Union in cultural policy development in a multidimensional framework of identity. Topics include learning about the history and theory of international cultural relations, discussing the notions of cultural diplomacy and public diplomacy, analysing the relation between the culture and diplomacy, investigating the concepts of cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue, mutuality, cultural and linguistic human rights, soft power and hegemony, and connecting these with contemporary developments in different areas of international affairs. This module contains a component on study skills particular to the subject, including an evaluation of source material, in particular policy documents and reports, and on more general areas of essay writing. Classes will emphasise an in-depth knowledge of international cultural relations in all its facets including soft power, globalisation, mutuality and cultural diversity, and will provide an opportunity to develop individual competencies and professional networks among practitioners and scholars.
Výstupy z učení
The course is designed to help students to:
✓ Familiarise themselves with the key concepts in cultural security;
✓ Deepen their knowledge pertaining to the international phenomena and processes in the sphere of cultural affairs, their cause-effect relations as well as is able to explain them effectively in the theoretical aspect and to describe their pragmatic consequences;
✓ Develop critical assessment skills regarding various approaches to the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of policies typically associated with cultural security;
✓ Gain the ability to present and critique competing scholarly arguments as well as engage with the academic and non-academic literature on cultural security;
✓ Pursue the connections between the general and the specific through the production of substantial, analytical study informed by familiarity with the appropriate methodologies;
✓ Formulating lucid, precise and concise explanations and assessments of international processes in both written and oral presentations;
✓ Promote critical engagement with the security studies literature and enable you to display this engagement by developing an ability to present, substantiate and defend complex arguments.
Transferable skills gained/developed: identifying, locating, and organising relevant source materials, self-management, problem solving, teamwork and communication, analytical thinking.
  • 1. Introduction to Cultural Security, 2. History and Theories of Cultural Security, 3. Identity and Belonging, 4. Nationalisation of Culture, 5. Cultural Universalism, 6. Religion in International Relations, 7. Globalisation of culture, 8. The West and the Rest – non-Western approaches to culture in world affairs, 9. European Community – multicultural policies in contemporary Europe, 10. Clash of cultures, 11. Culture and Violence: cultural underpinnings of conflicts, 12. Examination
  • Hall, Martin & Jackson, Patrick, Thaddeus (Eds.). (2007). Civilisational Identity. The Production and Reproduction of “Civilisations” in International Relations. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.
  • Reeves, Julie (2004). Culture and International Relations. Narratives, natives and tourists. Routledge: London.
  • Goff, Patricia, Dunn, Kevin C. (2004). Identity and Global Politics: Theoretical and Empirical Elaborations (Culture and Religion in International Relations). Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.
  • Huntington, Samuel (1997). The Clash of Civilisations and the Remaking of World Order. Simon & Schuster UK Ltd.: London.
  • Jahn, Beate (2000). The Cultural Construction of International Relations. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.
Výukové metody
Students will be required to do the relevant readings, to attend class sessions, and to write a regular journal accounting for cultural security events in world politics. Individual research is going to be presented both in writing and verbally during classes. Group activities are included in this course.
Metody hodnocení
Students will be assessed on the basis of the following: 1. Essay (50%) 2. Oral exam (50%)
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