Not available in 2017/18
Ethnicity and Nationalism Research Workshop

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Douglas Hutchinson and Prof John Breuilly


This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Government, MRes Political Science and PhD in Political Science. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

For MRes/PhD students specialising in Ethnicity and Nationalism, who have attended an LSE Undergraduate or Master's course in this or a related field, or equivalent at another University. By permission, Visiting Students and others may also participate.

Course content

Critical analysis of recent theories and research in the fields of Ethnicity and Nationalism.


8 hours of workshops in the MT. 20 hours of workshops in the LT.

Students may also attend the lectures in GV479 Nationalism and participate (subject to space) in the seminars in this course.

Formative coursework

There is no formative assessment.  This is a reading course.

Indicative reading

This changes each year, depending on the theme chosen.


There is no examination for this course.

Key facts

Department: Government

Total students 2016/17: Unavailable

Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable

Value: Non-credit bearing

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Leadership
  • Self-management
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Specialist skills