Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
des thématiques d'actualité. Une courte mise en scène sera réalisée par chaque groupe et sera présentée publiquement. Pour s'y préparer, des exercices de théâtre seront pratiqués à chaque cours aﬁn d'avoir une formation d'acteur minimale. Lectures principales demandées : Notes sur le théâtre documentaire, Peter Weiss ; Politiques du spectateur, Les Enjeux du théâtre politique aujourd'hui, Olivier Neveux (La Découverte, 2013) ; Le Spectateur émancipé, Jacques Rancière..
Next, speciﬁc case studies will help students discuss the applicability of main theories. Finally, we will engage in an interactive role play, in which students will perform a speciﬁc role (such as diplomat, technical advisor or civil society representative) in a multilateral negotiation. Required reading : R. W. Cox. 1996. Realism, positivism, and historicism. In : Robert W. Cox & Timothy J Sinclair (ed.). Approaches to world order, pp. 49-59. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; M.W. Doyle. 1983. Kant, Liberal Legacies, and Foreign Affairs. Philosophy & Public Affairs, vol. 12, no3, pp. 205–235 ; R.O. Keohane. 2012. Twenty Years of Institutional Liberalism. International Relations, vol. 26, no 2, pp. 125–138 ; Karl Polanyi. 2001 (2nd edition). The great transformation : the political and economic origins of our time. Boston, MA : Beacon Press, 2001 ; Kenneth Waltz. 1959. Man, the State and War - A Theoretical Analysis. New York : Columbia University Press.
THEORIES AND PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS : AN INTRODUCTION
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Yannick FIEDLER (PhD Student, International Consultant). Prerequisite : There are no speciﬁc requirements. However, students should show a keen interest in international relations, global politics and multilateral institutions. Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : Continuous participation in the class (presence, joint presentations, role play) will account for two-thirds of the grade. The ﬁnal exam will account for the remaining one-third of the grade. Workload : Regular readings, at least one group presentation (you will be asked to perform the role of a “technical advisor” !) and preparation for the role play. Pedagogical method : Initially, most classes will consist of lecturing. Once the students are more familiar with basic concepts, the course will be increasingly interactive. Course Description : This course is aimed at students with a particular interest in international relations and multilateral institutions. It will enable undergraduate students to enhance their capacity to correctly analyse and interpret contemporary political phenomena through the utilization of theories of international relations. The ﬁrst part of the course will provide an overview of the most relevant concepts and ideas of international relations theories and explain the speciﬁc historic context in which each theory emerged. 304
THINKING THE SEAS
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Xavier CARPENTIER-TANGUY (Senior Researcher). Prerequisite : No prerequisite. Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : Evaluation will be based on oral and written work such as oral presentations (35%), participation (35%), ﬁnal in-class exams (30%). Workload : Weekly homework will average 2 hours (reading and op-eye report). Pedagogical method : Seminars : 24 hours. Course Description : Our oceans are the earth's largest habitats. For some civilisations, controlling the seas was a way to control the world and control of the maritime domain (borders, ports and offshores installations) still remains a sovereign power for nations. Furthermore, playing a key role in the climate system, Oceans contain valuable resources such as oil, natural gas and minerals and they are also homing futures promises strategic elements such