Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
Required reading : ROBERSON and DAS, An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, CRC Press, 2008 ; BELL, BOYRON and WHITTAKER, Principles of French Law, Oxford University Press, 2008 ; PORTO, Brian, May It Please the Court, Judicial Processes and Politics in America, CRC Press 2009.
riences from the ﬁeld and theoretic approaches will be used to structure the class. It is important to note that the material produced could be a very valuable source for future policy work. Required reading : Order, Conﬂict, and Violence, Stathis Kalyvas, Cambridge, 2008 ; Violence and Social Orders : A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History, Douglass. C. North, Cambridge, 2009 ; On War, Clausovitz ; De la démocratie en Amérique, Alexis de Tocqueville (or translation) ; International Governance of war-torn territories, rule and reconstruction, Richard Caplan, Oxford University Press.
TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN POST-CONFLICT ENVIRONMENT
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
US FOREIGN POLICY AND AMERICAN LEADERSHIP
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Laurent DELESGUES (Formateur). Prerequisite : Notions of sociology and political sciences are required but most of the concepts will be explained or deﬁned during the class. Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : The students will be evaluated on a group presentation and on one short written test. Workload : It is a 24-hour course. In addition there are some background readings and the preparation of a group presentation, this should represent approximately an additional 24 to 30 hours. Pedagogical method : The course will be in english. It will be supported by a PowerPoint presentation and cases studies. Students will be divided in groups to make a total of four or ﬁve presentations. Course Description : Accountability and transparency are often not a priority during post-conﬂict periods with deep consequences on the stability of those transitions. Massive amount of ﬁnancial and political capital are invested in those transitions with little understanding on their dynamics. The complexity of the question is rarely analysed in a holistic manner, missing to highlight pitfalls and similarities among post-conﬂict settings. The course proposes a practitioner-oriented analysis of accountability and transparency's roles for the stability and resilience of post-conﬂict transitions and reconstructions. It will be designed in a way that students will be asked to contribute to the content of some of its sessions and will be associated in generating a possible model to conceptualize this phenomenon. Both practical expe558
Teachers : Maud QUESSARD (Maitre de conférence). Prerequisite : No background of US foreign policy/diplomatic history is assumed for this course. Pedagogical format : Lecture alone Course validation : A cross-reading review or book review oral and written (3 articles, 1-2 pages, 5-7 mIn oral presentation) + questions 20% (15% + 5%). An oral presentation (power-point/prezi), 2 students (pair-work 20-25 mIn) 40%. Final dissertation (you may discuss one of the suggested statements) 2 hours 40%. Workload : Cross-reading review required readings (primary and secondary sources every week). Discussion sections are required and important please show up for section and come prepared to participate. Oral presentations : cross reading-reviews (every week) and one « exposé ». Pedagogical method : Each section is divided into two parts : one hour discussion and debates one hour lecture and questions. Every section has a main topic (lecture and « exposé ») and require readings (please check the Syllabus) to participate in debates. One paper (hard copy) is due for cross-reading reviews.