Films, world politics and the International Relations classroom: Learning to do a postcolonial analysis of The Breadwinner

Autores/as

  • Marina Díaz Sanz Universidad de Deusto

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21308/recp.60.03

Palabras clave:

relaciones internacionales, poscolonialismo, análisis de películas, aprendizaje activo, competencias de pensamiento crítico y analítico, análisis temático y narrativo

Resumen

Este artículo presenta y evalúa una actividad desarrollada en una asignatura sobre Oriente Medio. Los alumnos deben usar el poscolonialismo y la teoría del orientalismo en el análisis de una película sobre Afganistán. El propósito general es enseñar a leer la película en términos de los efectos de verdad que produce en lugar de como representación verdadera. La actividad se desarrolla en varias etapas y combina métodos activos de enseñanza —como el aprendizaje colaborativo— y tradicionales —como la clase magistral—. A lo largo del proceso se recogen datos en forma de reflexiones escritas de los estudiantes que se analizan con los métodos de análisis temático y narrativo. El artículo contribuye a la discusión sobre el aprendizaje de las relaciones internacionales con películas ofreciendo una aproximación detallada a un proceso de aprendizaje activo. Los resultados demuestran la mejora en la capacidad de pensamiento crítico de los estudiantes, con una evolución significativa desde lecturas centradas en la trama del filme hacia análisis posteriores que generan preguntas alrededor del punto de vista occidentalista de la película. La actividad también contribuye a la comprensión del potencial del poscolonialismo como enfoque de análisis de las relaciones internacionales, pero puede mejorarse la trasmisión de las limitaciones de este enfoque.

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2022-11-28

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Díaz Sanz, M. (2022). Films, world politics and the International Relations classroom: Learning to do a postcolonial analysis of The Breadwinner. Revista Española De Ciencia Política, (60), 85–113. https://doi.org/10.21308/recp.60.03

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