M-STO/04 (STORIA CONTEMPORANEA)
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE POLITICHE E SOCIALI
Corso di studio
WORLD POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (POLITICA NEL MONDO E RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI)
Secondo Semestre (26/02/2018 - 30/05/2018)
40 ore di attività frontale
This course aims to help students understand the machinery of diplomacy and its role and challenges in contemporary international society, enabling them to recognize historical continuities, changes, and innovations.
Programma e contenuti
The course focuses the process of institutionalization of diplomacy (15th-20th Century) and recent cases and formats of conventional and unconventional bilateral diplomacy, multilateral diplomacy, as well as mediation and negotiation cases.
Lectures and in class discussion on recommended readings and on issues raised by the teacher
Testi di riferimento
G.R. Berridge, "Diplomacy: Theory and Practice", Palgrave, 2015, 5the ed.;
required readings for each unit will be indicated in detail before the start of the semster.
Modalità verifica apprendimento
contribution to class discussion in order to improve critical analysis and application of theoretical concepts, categories and formats to practical cases;
Some teaching units might host practitioners from outside Academia (e.g. junior and senior diplomats and former UN officers)