The Czech Republic's Far-Right and the Politics of European Ethno-nationalism

GENINT 721.552

Osher (50+). This course introduces the context of Euroscepticism, ethno-nationalism in Czech politics, and the Czech far-right’s strategies in dealing with international affairs like the refugee crisis.

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Starting at $115.00
As few as 6 weeks
0.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Understand ethno-nationalism in Czech politics
  • Compare the Czech political parties to other countries with similar political goals
  • Discuss the response to refugee crises in Czech and other countries
  • Define Euroscepticism

About this course:

Since its independence in 1992, the Czech Republic has established itself as a thriving and politically stable central European nation with substantial party competition. However, the rise of The Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD), a hard Eurosceptic, anti-immigration and pro-direct democracy political party, has created the possibility of an undemocratic future in this former communist state. This course introduces the context of Euroscepticism, ethno-nationalism in Czech politics, and the Czech far-right’s strategies in dealing with international affairs like the refugee crisis. We compare the SPD with the country’s other political parties that share similar political goals, but often take more extreme or radical measures to disseminate their message to the public. Finally we take a look at the implications and extent to which the European far-right has become more visible in political discourse.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Thursday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Instructor: Luc LeFrancois
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Fee:
$115.00
19 days left. Enroll by Oct 11, 2018
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Plus members pay only $34 for this course. 

Visitors not permitted. No refund after October 19.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 19, 2018
Schedule
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Date
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Lecture
Thu Oct 11, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 216 - Malibu
Lecture
Thu Oct 18, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 216 - Malibu
Lecture
Thu Oct 25, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 216 - Malibu
Lecture
Thu Nov 1, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 216 - Malibu
Lecture
Thu Nov 8, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 216 - Malibu
Lecture
Thu Nov 15, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 216 - Malibu

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