Identity, Culture and Cosmopolitan Futures
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This paper examines the policy notion of multiculturalism, and suggests that it is no longer adequate for understanding contemporary forms of interculturality that span across the globe, and are deeply affected by the processes of cultural globalization. Cultural identities can no longer be assumed as static and nation-bound, and are created instead in deterritorialized spaces, characteristics of our cosmopolitan futures. It argues that the goal of the internationalization of curriculum must involve pedagogic strategies through which students can interrogate these spaces, and seek to recreate them.
Keywordscultural identity multiculturalism cosmopolitanism
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