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School of Politics and International Relations

POL282 Revolutions: Political, Social and Technological

Credits: 15
Semester: 1

Module Convenor: Prof Laleh Khalili

Description: This module offers a reflection on revolutions globally. It specifically focuses on three types of revolutions: political (revolutionising power relations), social (revolutionising subjectivities and intimate relations), and technological (revolutionising human relations with the non-human). The module is particularly interested in the way these revolutionary transformations have shaped global politics AND intimate human relations. It is particularly interested in the transnational dimensions of revolutions and draws much material written by scholars from and about Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.

Assessment: Item 1: 50% Case Study Item 2: 50% Book Review Essay
Level: 5

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