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Pre-University Honours Programme: Political Science

Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Lately "identity" has become central to many political debates and developments. The Black Lives Matter protests, Women's Marches, Brexit, debates on multiculturalism and migration in Europe are just

But how can we understand identity and can identity help explain recent political developments? Students will explore various aspects of "identity" itself, such as class, ethnicity, race, gender and intersectionality. In the meantime, participants are encouraged to actively reflect on the way their own cultural background influences their perspectives on these matters, as well as on the diverse, intercultural environment in Amsterdam. They explore how identity feeds into politics by having a closer look at diverse topics such as resurgent nationalism, globalization, the rise of populist politics and social movements revolving around ethnicity and gender. Students will undertake lectures and excursions and encounter Amsterdam as a living laboratory with a history and present that are entrenched in local and global debates about identity. From Amsterdam's history as a global center of LGBTQI* movements and rights to the Dutch stance on the European migrant crisis, Amsterdam is a crucible for contemporary discussions of identity. Through excursions, students will make the most of their time as both tourists and locals, exploring Amsterdam and events from a variety of viewpoints and le


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 1100 / hele opleiding
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 1100 / hele opleiding

Niveau N.V.T.
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur Geen titel
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Privé
Afronding Certificaat