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Legendas: Inglês, Francês
100% online

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível intermediário

Nível intermediário

Horas para completar

Aprox. 18 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4-7 hours per week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês, Francês

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
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1 hora para concluir

Welcome to the course

Great that you are joining us! In this course you will learn about international relations, peace and security. Before you start with studying we invite you to first go through our introduction module and introduce yourself in the forum to meet your fellow learners. If you encounter any difficulties while studying, please let us know in the forum. For technical difficulties or questions regarding the course certificate, you can always contact the Coursera Learner Helpdesk. Good luck and we hope you will enjoy the course!...
Reading
1 vídeo (total de (Total 5 mín.) min), 6 leituras
Video1 vídeos
Reading6 leituras
Meet the instructors & the team3min
Welcome to Leiden University2min
Complete our short survey10min
Tips for studying online5min
Being successful in an international virtual learning community5min
Behaving in an academic way5min
Horas para completar
3 horas para concluir

Theories of International Relations

In this first week, we will discuss theories of international relations and in addition to this, we will have a first lecture on the United Nations Security Council. Theories may at times seem a bit ‘abstract’, or even ‘dry’, but you will see that they actually do matter; make sure to also have a look at our assigned and recommended readings to provide you with additional insights. ...
Reading
7 vídeos (total de (Total 49 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Introduction the United Nations Security Council (Prof. dr. Van den Herik)8min
Realism12min
Liberalism11min
Constructivism8min
Wrap Up1min
Extra Video: Do Institutions Matter? 3min
Reading4 leituras
Waltz: Structural Realism after the Cold Warmin
Keohane & Martin: The Promise of Institutionalist Theory40min
Snyder: Bridging the Realist Constructivist Divide: The Case of the Counterrevolution in Soviet Foreign Policy and the End of the Cold War10min
Additional Readings0
Quiz1 exercício prático
Test your knowledge20min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para concluir

The Changing World Order: Rising Powers and International Institutions

This week we will be looking into changing world power in more detail, mainly targeting the question: who are the rising powers? You will get lectures from two of our guest instructors: Professor Rob de Wijk and Professor André Gerrits. Topics covered are power politics, the rise of China and the role of Russia in the current global order....
Reading
6 vídeos (total de (Total 47 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video6 videos
Power Politics (Prof. dr. Rob de Wijk)12min
Rise of China (Prof. dr. Rob de Wijk)11min
The Role of Russia (Prof. dr. André Gerrits)9min
Russia in International Organizations (Prof. dr. André Gerrits)10min
Wrap Up1min
Reading4 leituras
De Jong, Korteweg, Polchar & Usano: New Players, New Game? The Impact of Emerging Economies on Global Governancemin
Monaghan: The New Russian Foreign Policy Concept: Evolving Continuity, Russia and Eurasia30min
Jones: Making Multilateralism Work: How the G-20 Can Help the United Nations30min
Additional Readings0
Quiz1 exercício prático
Test your knowledge20min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
9 horas para concluir

Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Security

This week, we will look at Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Security. We have a number of very interesting lectures as well as some additional interviews with experts in the field. Some of the topics include negotiation and mediation strategies, UN Security Council sanctions, the role of the International Criminal Court, and interviews on the practical implementation of these strategies and mechanisms. Additionally, for those of you completing the honors track, this week we have the peer review essay assignment. In this assignment, you will write about a conflict of your choice and apply the conflict resolution strategies to the conflict. Good luck on the assignment!...
Reading
9 vídeos (total de (Total 62 mín.) min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video9 videos
Resolving Conflict Through Negotiation (Dr. Sinisa Vukovic)7min
Resolving Conflict Through Mediation (Dr. Sinisa Vukovic)7min
Peace Enforcement Mechanisms: UNSC Sanctions (Prof dr. Larissa van den Herik)8min
International Criminal Court (Prof. dr. Larissa van den Herik)7min
Wrap Up1min
Extra Video: Interview Paul Meerts - Negotiation in Practice 10min
Extra Video: Interview Carsten Stahn - International Law 7min
Extra Video: Interview Gideon Shimshon & Ulrich Mans - Peace Informatics Lab 8min
Reading3 leituras
Bercovitch & Lee: Mediating International Conflicts: Examining the Effectiveness of Directive Strategies40min
Van den Herik: U.N. Peace-Enforcement Missions and International Criminal Lawmin
Additional Readings0
Quiz1 exercício prático
Test your knowledge20min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Regional Organizations in Global Affairs

This week, we will look at regional organizations in global affairs in which we first focus on the European Union. Thereafter, Prof. dr. Giles Scott-Smith will familiarize us with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Arctic Council. We will also present an additional interview with Prof. dr. Mohamed Salih about the African Union and an interview with Hetty Burgman about Cordaid. Lastly, also a guest lecture at Leiden University by Federica Mogherini, the current High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, is released. ...
Reading
10 vídeos (total de (Total 98 mín.) min), 3 leituras, 1 teste
Video10 videos
The Development and Integration of the EU Over Time10min
EU's Foreign Policy10min
Shanghai Cooperation Organization (Prof. dr. Giles Scott-Smith)11min
Arctic Council (Prof. dr. Giles Scott-Smith)9min
Wrap Up1min
Extra Video: Interview Mohamed Salih - African Union 11min
Extra video: Regionalism in Latin America - Joren Selleslaghs8min
Extra Video: Interview with Hetty Burgman - Cordaid 9min
Extra Video: Guest Lecture by Federica Mogherini at Leiden University24min
Reading3 leituras
Vanhoonacker & Pomorska: The European External Action Service and Agenda-Setting in European Foreign Policymin
Frost: The Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and Russia’s Strategic Goals in Central Asiamin
Additional Readings0
Quiz1 exercício prático
Test your knowledge20min
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por SSApr 22nd 2017

Undoubtedly one of the best courses. Loved it. The additional readings were really very useful and the lecture content was manageable and interesting. A must try!

por GCSep 29th 2017

I have come to find such a wonderful course! The combination of Prestigious teacher and involving lectures brought an excellent learning environment!

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Madeleine Hosli

Prof. Dr.
Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs

Sobre Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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