What is the course about?
This day course explores several ideas present in globalisation studies - i.e. nationalist neo-liberalism (e.g.Trumpianism, Brexiteerism), post-national urbanism (e.g. networks of world cities), corporatist neo-liberalism, regionalism (e.g. ASEAN, EU) and potential emerging neo-empires (e.g. empires of affiliation in distinction to colonialism).
What will we cover?
- nationalist neo-liberalism (e.g., Trumpianism, Brexiteerism)
- post-national urbanism (e.g., networks of world cities)
- corporatist neo-liberalism, regionalism (e.g., ASEAN, EU)
- potential emerging neo-empires (e.g., empires of affiliation in distinction to colonialism).
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
A better understanding of several globalistaion studies key ideas: nationalist neo-liberalism, post-national urbanism, corporatist neo-liberalism, regionalism, and potential emerging neo-empires.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is an `introductory` course and does not assume previous study or reading although you will need a good grasp of English to keep up with the course. As with most of our current affairs courses, an open mind and a willingness to listen to and think about views with which you do not always agree are more important than specific levels of skills.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Methods may include: short presentation (with aids); group discussion (with whiteboard); questions and answers; small group discussions; some one-to-one discussion.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No additional costs; please bring pen and paper for any optional note taking.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Information about other courses like this one, can be found on the college website: www.citylit.ac.uk - in the Contemporary history and politics section.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details