Today we see on the one hand rising nationalist tendencies (e.g. anti-migration protests and an upswing for right wing parties) and on the other hand a globalized capitalist economy. Therefore, we will deal with several branches of literature (e.g. economic history, economics of identity) to discuss the following two questions: How can economics theorize nationalism? What is the link between economic developments and nationalism in the past and the present?
Component of the Seminar: presentation (ungraded)
Max. number of participants: 25
Please send a mail to Felix Kersting (email@example.com) until October 9, 2017. If there are more applicants then spots, we will make a lottery in advance and let you know about the result at October 10, 2017.
Shayo, M. (2009). A Model of Social Identity with an Application to Political Economy: Nation, Class and Redistribution. American Political Science Review 103(2), 147-174.
Özkirimli, U. (2010). Theories of Nationalism. A Critical Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan.
Conrad, S. (2010). Globalisation and the Nation in Imperial Germany. Oxford University Press.
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StO/PO BA BWL und VWL 2016: 6 LP, Modul: "Themen der europäischen Wirtschaftsgeschichte"
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