Religion, Nation and Ethnicity (University Certificate)

Russian Federation (the)

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The award
University Certificate

How long you will study
1 Semester

Domestic course fees
RUB 20400 per semester

How you will study

Course starts
September, February

International course fees
USD 300 per semester

All study options

About Religion, Nation and Ethnicity at Russian State University for the Humanities

This course explores the interaction between religion and ethnic/national identities in the modern world. The class draws upon a variety of particular cases belonging to different religious traditions as they are intertwined with ethnic and national identities through sacralization, symbolic legitimation and/or motivation to action. The conflicts, involving religious actors and rhetoric, will be analyzed and monitored throughout the class. The students are supposed to pick one of the complex cases and prepare portfolios that will eventually put together into a final essay. Special focus will be made on Russian and Eurasian cases.


Selected topics:

Ethnicity and religion

Nation, Nationalism and religion

National identity and religious identity

Globalization and religion 

Diaspora, Nationalism and Religion

Multiple modernities and religion

The logic of religious violence

Credit load: 4 ECTS

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUniversity CertificateHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 semester
    Course startsSeptember, FebruaryDomestic course feesRUB 20400 per semesterInternational course feesUSD 300 per semester

Notes about fees for this course

Free of charge for exchange students enrolled at RSUH

Entry requirements

English language level B1+/B2 CERF minimum

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