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Power Games - Politics and Sports in Transatlantic Relations

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: WSM.IASP-TRAS.E2 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Power Games - Politics and Sports in Transatlantic Relations
Jednostka: Instytut Amerykanistyki i Studiów Polonijnych
Grupy: Przedmioty dla programu WSMP-0120-2SO
Zajęcia fakultatywne na pierwszym roku studiów, amerykanistyka stacjonarne drugiego stopnia
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00 LUB 4.00 LUB 5.00 (zmienne w czasie)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/2021" (zakończony)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin, 25 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Wojciech Michnik
Prowadzący grup: Wojciech Michnik
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) This course intends to examine the connection between politics and sports in Transatlantic Relations. Focusing on historic and contemporary case studies from the U.S., Canada and Europe students will be able to get a better understanding of the dynamic interactions between sport and national and international politics.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Learning outcomes:


LO1: Student understands the concept of state power, sport and nation-building.

LO2: Student knows and understands political, social and economic dimensions of sport.

LO3: Student understands key regional and global consequences of state dysfunctionality/state fragility phenomenon and their impact on the International Security.

LO4: Student can analyze the role played by sport in international relations with emphasis on transatlantic relations.

LO5: Student can apply the knowledge gained during the course to prepare a simple case study related to sport and transatlantic relations.


Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Grade assessment:


1. Active participation (10%)

2. A team case study (90%) on selected topic of Politics and Sports in Transatlantic Relations.


A Team Paper is due on Friday, 22 December 2020 (maximum 10 pages, double spaced).

Oral presentations of case studies will be held during January’s classes – each team of students is required to give one short presentation on key aspects of case study they submitted in a paper.


Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

E-learning
Metody eksponujące - ekspozycja
Metody eksponujące - film
Metody podające - opis
Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody praktyczne - metoda projektów
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - seminarium

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

International politics and diplomacy have been intertwined with sport for decades. As sport has served to strengthen national identity and a nation's international brand it has also been used as just another battlefield in the political rivalry among states. This course intends to examine the connection between politics and sports in Transatlantic Relations. Focusing on historic and contemporary case studies from the U.S., Canada and Europe students will be able to get a better understanding of the dynamic interactions between sport and national and international politics.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

International politics and diplomacy have been intertwined with sport for decades. As sport has served to strengthen national identity and a nation's international brand it has also been used as just another battlefield in the political rivalry among states. This course intends to examine the connection between politics and sports in Transatlantic Relations. Focusing on historic and contemporary case studies from the U.S., Canada and Europe students will be able to get a better understanding of the dynamic interactions between sport and national and international politics.

Basic questions in this course:

What is a function of sport on national and international level?

What is a relationship between sport and politics?

How sport can matter in international relations?

How power of a state translates into sport (and vice versa)?

Topics:

1. Introduction – rules and expectations

2. Sport and its dimensions (societal, cultural, economic, political etc.)

3. Politics and sport – a curious relationship

4. From individual, to state to international – Sport and three levels of analysis

5. Nationalism and sport – how states use sport for political purposes

6. Cold War and sport – a historical approach

7. Clash of (sport) cultures

8.-10. Case studies

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Readings (selected):

Andrew d. Bertoli, Nationalism and Conflict: Lessons from International Sports, “International Studies Quarterly”, 2017, no. 61, p. 835–849.

Dario Brentin, Laurence Cooley, Nationalism and sport, 2016, https://stateofnationalism.eu/article/nationalism-and-sport/

Daphne Leprince-Ringuet, How chess became a pawn in Russia's political war games, 2018, https://www.wired.co.uk/article/world-chess-championship-2018-london-carlsen-vs-caruana

Michal M.Kobierecki, Sport in International Relations: Expectations, Possibilities and Effects. “International Studies”, 2013.

George Orwell, The Sporting Spirit, 1945.

Politics and Sports: A Long and Complicated Relationship, Nupoliticalreview.com 2019

Dave Zirin, Michael Eric Dyson, Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down, New Press 2011.

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2021/2022" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2021-10-01 - 2022-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:


powiększ
zobacz plan zajęć
Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin, 25 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Wojciech Michnik
Prowadzący grup: Wojciech Michnik
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
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