Convened by Prof. Terhi Rantanen. 

The aim of this course is to explore and demonstrate the role of media, communications and technology in processes of globalisation by introducing the relevant literature, by examining various theories of globalisation and by exploring some of the key debates related to media, communication and globalisation. Topics taught include nationalism, the ‘dewesternisation’ and ‘decolonisation’ of knowledge production, comparative research, media imperialism, cosmopolitanism and racism.