Course title:Ethnic problems of the Czech Republic
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Department:Department of Human Geography and Regional Development
Course code:KSG / EEPCR
Level of study:Bc.
Format of study:Lecture 1 [Hours/Week], Seminar 1 [Hours/Week]
Name of the lecturer:prof. RNDr. Tadeusz Siwek, CSc. (G)
ISCED F broad:Social sciences, journalism and information
Annotation:This course focuses on ethnic issues. The first part of the course presents ethnic theory and key concepts and terms, focusing on the differences between approaches to these questions in Western and Eastern Europe. The second part presents a history of the development of ethnic structures in Czechia. The third part of the course addresses the contemporary ethnic situation in Czechia including regional identities: Moravian and Silesian. The fourth part focuses on Czech legal regulations with emphasis on differences between minorities and foreigners according to Czech law. The fifth part of the course describes the situation of foreign immigrants in Czechia. The last part predicts the future development of the ethnic question in Czechia and draws comparisons with some other countries.