Globalization and cultural identity

Course Information
TitleΠαγκοσμιοποίηση και πολιτισμική ταυτότητα / Globalization and cultural identity
CodeΘ349
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Kotsiopoulos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600019673

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 43
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600167404
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the teaching of the 13 teaching units of the course: - Students will have the opportunity to be informed and compare the differences between Globalization and Globalization and their impact on society and democracy. - Consequently they will analyze the importance of cultural identity in the world of diversity. - Finally, it is sought to be able to elaborate the two terms Globalization and Universality and to understand their application in the modern World Community.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course examines the phenomenon of Globalization as a threat to national identity but also as an important opportunity for communication and dialogue. It also studies the cultural theories of Globalization and Universality as well as the key role of religions in cultural dialogue and in the formation of religious and national identity. Finally, the contribution of the Holy and Great Synod of Crete is studied, as well as the Orthodox Christian critique towards it Globalization. The 13 teaching units of the course are distributed as follows: 1. Definitions of Globalization. 2. Definitions of Universality. 3. Globalization and Political Economy. 4. Globalization and Democracy. 5. The problems of post-democracy and post-humanism. 6. Globalization and Culture. 7. Multiculturalism and Globalization. 8. Cultural Identity and Globalization. 9. Nation and Globalization. 10. Christian Ecumenism and Globalization. 11. The Holy and Great Synod of Crete and the problem of Globalization. 12. Multi-religious reality and Globalization. 13. Cultural diplomacy, interfaith dialogue and globalization.
Keywords
Globalism, Globalization, Cultural Identity, Multiculturalism
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Communication via email.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment150.6
Written assigments451.8
Exams10.0
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
The students of the class undertake to write an assignment based on which they are evaluated by the teacher at the end of the semester (100%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΚΩΤΣΙΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ, ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ. ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΑΓΜΑΤΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΥΡΙΑΚΙΔΗ ΙΚΕ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 2020.
Additional bibliography for study
ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΚΩΤΣΙΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ, ΑΝΑΛΕΚΤΑ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΧΡΙΣΤΙΑΝΙΣΜΟΥ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΥΡΙΑΚΙΔΗ ΙΚΕ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 2020.
Last Update
30-03-2021