For these reasons, ROCPE supports the revival of a peace and security dialogue and the development of new concepts in the spirit of solution-oriented policy. The aim is to bring scholars and politicians from Eastern Europe, Russia, the EU and the US together to develop a common approach to tackle the challenges, to reduce tensions and to aim towards conflict resolution.
It is our belief that organizations such as the FES have the responsibility to come up with new ideas and to supply them into the political process in Europe. He holds an honorary professorship from the department of Political Science at Moscow State University. International Relations website. International Relations research portal. International Relations International Relations is a distinct discipline which draws on diplomatic history, political theory, political economy, political science and international law to provide its own theoretical perspectives to explain conflict and cooperation in the modern world.
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International Relations research areas. Open all Conflict, peace and security. At St Andrews, this includes research on: political violence and terrorism international security conflict between and within state and non-state actors institutional responses to conflict post-war reconstruction normative theories of war and peace human rights regional tensions the social construction of conflict the political economy of peace and violence.
Professor Caron Gentry : feminist theory and gender studies, political violence, women as agents of political violence, feminist political theology, aesthetics. Dr Gurchathen Sanghera : international relations and UN peace support operations, the politics of race and ethnicity in contemporary Britain, and critical theory, human rights, and globalisation.
Professor Andrew Williams : the evolution of global order over the past century, the ways in which the international community deals with the aftermath of major wars, international conflict resolution and transformation, France's relation to 'Anglo-Saxon' powers since , and the relationship between international relations and international history.
Global and supra-national institutions. Research into the evolving character of global and supra-national institutions encompasses work on: formal international institutions for example, the UN or regional associations regimes environment and non-proliferation ideas about and practices of global order the rise of great powers, the possibilities of global constitutionalism and global justice the interface between international relations and international law. Dr Jasmine Gani : international relations of the Middle East; Syrian foreign policy and contentious politics; United States foreign policy in the Middle East; ideology; postcolonialism and decoloniality; and religion and politics.
Professor Raymond Hinnebusch : Middle East international relations and foreign policy; rural politics and agrarian development, elites, authoritarian regimes political parties; and economic liberalisation in the Middle East. Dr Adham Saouli : historical sociology, state formation, and social movements; politics and international relations of the Middle East; politics and foreign policy of divided states Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq and non-state actors especially Hizbullah ; and political violence.
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Civil societies and international relations. Research staff: Professor Karin Fierke : the development and application of constructivist methodology; the analysis of change relating to security and conflict; the role of emotion and trauma in international politics; the relationship between memory and violence in international politics; and political self-sacrifice.
Professor Anthony Lang : international political theory; global constitutionalism; international ethics; international law; international organisations; Middle East politics and law; and the just war tradition. It will cover the security rationales for EU enlargement and look at key policy areas where the EU impacts upon foreign policy concerns of the Central European States, specifically Eastern Partnership.
It will also explore the EU presidencies held by CEE states and introduce some of the challenging aspects of political relations between the CEE states and the EU to emerge in recent years. This seminar will examine how Central Europe dealt with its need for military security following the disbandment of the Warsaw Pact and the move to obtain NATO membership. This seminar will examine Polish Foreign and Security Policies and how they have developed throughout the post-communist era.
This seminar will examine Hungarian Foreign Policy and how it has developed throughout the post-communist era. This seminar will examine Czech and Slovak Foreign and Security policies and how they have developed throughout the post-communist era. This seminar will debate the refugee and asylum crisis that emerged in Europe from , as well as the responses of the CEE states and the EU. Specific attention will be given to recent policy developments and the reactions of the EU to resistance by the CEE states to accept refugees on a solidarity basis.
This seminar will look at how the Central European states address matters relating to energy security.
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It will also look at aspects of merger and acquisition in the Central European energy market and why this creates a possible security dilemma for the region. This seminar will look at how the Central European states understand China and how relations between the region and China have evolved in recent years. Overview This course is designed to appeal to students interested in the geopolitics and international relations of the Central European region.
Aims and Intended Learning Outcomes The course aims to: enable students to critically examine the place of these Central European states within regional, European and international geopolitical discourses; emphasis the strategic priorities and attitudes of the Central European states towards 1 each other; 2 the EU and its member and prospective member states and regions including Germany, the Baltic States and the Western Balkans; 3 NATO and the USA; 4 states in the eastern neighbourhood region, including Russia and Eastern Partnership countries; and 5 international regions and states e.
Geopolitics of Central Europe (Nankai) CEES5063
The course conforms to relevant SCQF Level 11 masters expectations and learning will be: Practice relevant; Research informed; Personally and professionally transformative; Collaborative in nature; Challenge assumptions and widens perspectives; and Aspire to make a positive impact on your educational experience. Core Reading There is no core text for this course. Kanet, R. Aldershot: Ashgate. Kuus, M.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Sabic Z. Basingstoke: Palgrave Students should be aware that the reading lists below are indicative of only a selection of the available literature and are designed to give you an idea of the range of material available. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Handl, V. Introduction to Course Seminar 1 Conceptualising Central Europe and its relevancy to regional, European and international geopolitics This seminar will provide a brief overview of the course.
Suggested Reading Batt, J. White, J. Basingstoke: Palgrave. Drulak, P.
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Suggested Reading Dangerfield, M. Dangerfield M. Toro, C. Baun, M. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave, Ch. Copsey, N. Suggested Reading Croft, S. Redmond, J.