Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
There are no pre requisites for this course. Any course on Mathematics or Economics will be helpful. Required reading : Development Economics, 12th ed., 2015 – Michael Todaro and Stephen C. Smith https ://www.vitalsource.com/referral ?term=9780134047317.
Pedagogical format : Lecture alone Course validation : - Review of book, ﬁlm, etc. (750 words) : 25% ; - A one-hour in-class test : 25% ; - One 2,000 words research paper : 50%. Please note that the Research Paper deadline, as well as the deadline for the book or ﬁlm review, is ﬁrm. For every day of delay in delivery of your paper, I will have to subtract one point of the notation scale of 0-20. Pedagogical method : 1. A Short History of European Protest Cultures Up to 1956 - Introduction and Background to Course Content ; 2. The Year 1956 ; 3. Campaigns for Nuclear Disarmament ; 4. Cultural Nonconformists, ca. 1956 – ca. 1966 ; 5. The Discovery of the Third World ; 6. The Old Left and the New ; 7. Student Movements ; 8. The Year 1968 ; 9. From New to Far Left ; 10. Second Wave Feminism ; 11. Radical Working Class Cultures ; 12. The Portuguese Revolution. Course Description : This cours séminaire will cover the development and full display of European Protest Cultures in the central twenty-year period from 1956 to 1976. We will begin with a close look at the signiﬁcance of the calendar year 1956, which witnessed keynote events of great importance for the development of European protest cultures in both Western Europe (Algerian War, Suez Crisis) and Eastern Europe (Hungarian and Polish Revolts). Central attention will be placed throughout this course on the interaction between politics and culture. Thus, the role of Beat poetry and Beat music in the preparation of non-conformist outlooks will be studied side-by-side with the history of antinuclear weapons and anti-war movements. The speciﬁc contributions by students, workers and feminists will be considered, as well as particular events, such as Global 1968 or the 1974/5 Portuguese Revolution. Key political evolutions, such as the development of the New Left and, eventually, the Far Left will receive attention, at the same time that the phenomena of Hippie
ECONOMIC MODELS IN ASIA
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Françoise NICOLAS (PhD Researcher). Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : To validate the course, the student is expected to take 2 quizzes and a ﬁnal exam. Pedagogical method : The course will be conducted as a lecture but students' participation is also expected. Readings will be assigned ahead of each session in order to facilitate students' participation. Course Description : The objective of the course is to help students get a better understanding of East Asia's economic development. To that end it will examine the mechanisms underlying the success of these economies until the late 1990s as well as the weaknesses in the development strategies which led to the 1997-98 ﬁnancial crisis. The case of China is examined separately. The course closes with an assessment of the process of regional economic integration. Required reading : World Bank, The East Asian Miracle – Economic Growth and Public Policy, New York, Oxford University Press, 1993 (Chapters 1 and 2-6).
EUROPEAN PROTEST CULTURES IN THE LONG SIXTIES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Gerd-Rainer HORN (Professeur des Universités). 142