Anthropology of Globalisation

Anthropology of Globalisation

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Muršič Rajko, Vodopivec Nina

Introduction to the anthropology of globalisation, its specifics and status within anthropology. Europeanisation, westernisation, modernisation, Americanisation and globalisation. Globalisation as a consequence of modernity. Globalisation and globality. Local cultures, globalisation and glocality. Eurocentrism, colonialism and world model. Economic and cultural aspects of globalisation. Muslim universalism and western globalisation. Civilisations in the past and present, conflicts and mutual influences. Islam and the West, confrontation and cooperation. Nation-state and supra nation-state. Local and global migrations. Migrations and integration. Clash of civilisations. The threat of Islam: myth or reality? Global terrorism.