Culture and Politics in 20th-Century Europe
Formerly listed as: EUST-35 | POSC-72
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Ronald S. Tiersky (Section 01)
(Offered as POSC 372 [CP, IR] and EUST 372.) [SC - starting with the Class of 2015] This seminar discusses political and economic ideas and ideologies in 20th-century Europe. Some of the recurring themes are: nationalism; Marxism/socialism/communism; fascism; anti-Semitism; Catholicism and the role of the church in politics; existentialism; the expansion of liberalism and the collapse of Communism; the role of the U.S. and American culture in European societies; the “idea of Europe” and the reality of European integration; European identity and national identities. Seminar discussion is a free-wheeling mix of politics, economics and culture.
Not open to first-year students. Limited to 25 students. Fall semester. Professor Tiersky.
If Overenrolled: Preference to Political Science and European Studies majors, and seniors and juniors.
Cost: 23.00 ?
Offerings2013-14: Offered in Fall 2013
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2014