The course examines the major theories of International Relations, the key sub-fields of international politics, and the current practices of global politics.
In the first part, the theories of realism, liberalism, marxism, and constructivism are studied. In the second part, the key concepts in foreign policy analysis, international political economy, and security studies are presented.
In the final part, the course disentagles the context of globalization, the institutional framework of global governance, and the current reality of global politics with its risks and opportunities.
The classes will be integrated with internet hang-outs centered on current events, as well as different kinds of exercises and tests.