State, Nations and Nationalism - 1st semester


General characterization





Responsible teacher

Diogo Ramada Curto


Weekly - 4

Total - Available soon

Teaching language




Anderson, B. (2005). Comunidades imaginadas: Reflexões sobre a origem e a expansão do nacionalismo. Lisboa: Edições 70.
Breully, J. (1993). Nationalism and the state. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Hall, J.A. (1986). States in history. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Delanty, G. & Kumar, K. (2006). The Sage handbook of nations and nationalism. Londres: Sage.
Eisenstadt, S.N. & Giesen, B. (1995). “The construction of colective identity”. Archives Européennes de Sociologie, 36, pp. 72-102.
Gellner, E. (1993). Nações e nacionalismo. Lisboa: Gradiva.
Greenfield, L. (1998). Nacionalismo: Cinco caminhos para a modernidade. Mem Martins: Europa-América.
Hobsbawm, E. (2004). A questão do Nacionalismo. Lisboa: Terramar.
Hutchinson, J. & Smith, A.D. (1994). Nationalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hutchinson, J. (ed.) (2001). Understanding nationalism. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Teaching method

1. Lectures (50%).
2. Practical classes (50%): analysis and discussion by the students of sociologically relevant issues; presentation and discussion of texts by teh students, in order to create skills enabling a critical reading of texts.

Evaluation method

Continuous evaluation of assiduity and particiation in practical classes (10%); one oral group presentation of one paper out of the literature (20%); one written essay (70%).

Subject matter