MSc Politics of Population Change: Immigration, Aging and Conflict


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Weekly Readings

Weekly Lecture Slides (below):

1. Demography, Migration and Power: Concepts and Trends [audio]

2. Youth Bulges and Violent Conflict [audio]

3. Climate Change, Environment and Conflict [audio]

4.Population Aging, World Population Shifts and the Global Balance of Power [audio

5.The Piketty Thesis: Population Stagnation and the Politics of Inequality  [audio]

6. Demographic and Democratic Transitions [audio]


7. Nationalism and Demographic Engineering audio:


8. Demography and Ethnic Conflict [audio

9. Dominant Ethnicity and the 'Ethnic-Civic' Typology of National Identity  [audio]

10. Immigration and National Identity in the United States: from the Know Nothings to Trump   [audio]

11. Immigration and the Rise of the Far Right in Europe      [audio]

12. 'From UKIP to Brexit': Hostility to Immigration in the UK  [audio]

13. 'Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?': The Political Demography of Fundamentalism [ audio]

14. Terrorism, Lobbying and Multiculturalism: Diasporas in International Politics [audio]

15. Conclusion and Review  [audio]  [Gen exam skills this year]