Week 12 2011 SC 4206 - Multiculturalism & Creative City...

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SC 4206 Urban Anthropology Dr. Mika TOYOTA
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Structure of today’s seminar Lecture: Multiculturalism v.s. Diversity Diversity is not new – pluralism in the colonial times European nationalism – ethnic and cultural homogeniety New nations in SEA -- accommodate differences and pursue unity as indicated by the state Critical reflection of multiculturalism –stress on self identity (instead of state imposed) and human rights; globalization and migration Guest Lecture by Felicia (11:30-)
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Key Questions How is creativity related to diversity? In what conditions does multiculturalism encourage creativity and in what conditions may lead to social divide?
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The meaning of “heterogeneity” Historical context: the consciousness of “heterogeneity” (c.f. Urbanism in SEA) Culture (lifestyle, from native’s point of view) or category (bureaucratic, imposed by autorities)?: unpacking “culture” e.g. What do you mean by “Chinese”? When is “hybridity” turned into a problem?
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“Plural societies” I It refers to Burma and Indonesia under
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