Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
by the United States, European countries, China and Russia, before turning to the practices of four major international organization – the EU, NATO, OSCE and UN, and considering the role of public diplomacy in their functional areas : security, development, peacekeeping and multilateral negotiations. The goal of the course is threefold : To untangle the concepts of inﬂuence and impact in international affairs by policy means short of war, as conducted by states, organizations and other actors. To examine the strategies of communication used by/ and the organization and functioning of International public diplomacy by major country practitioners, international organizations and in speciﬁc areas. To evaluate how states and organizations (through their communication policies and strategies) seek to create a supportive environment for their actions by informing and inﬂuencing the public opinions and external audience. Topics include : Perspectives on public diplomacy and related concepts : soft power, smart power, political rhetoric, strategic communication, and propaganda ; Public diplomacy's 21st-century context : networks, new media ; US public diplomacy ; The "inﬂuence" of middle-power states ; The rise of China and Russia as public diplomacy actors ; NATO's public diplomacy : how the Public Diplomacy Division seeks to understand, engage, advocate, evaluate, and adapt the Alliance messages after the end of the Cold War ; Communicating with foreign public opinions in times of crisis situation (EU CSDP mission – examples of policies and strategies of communication) ; The OSCE and the art of the "hard-sell" ; Virtual public diplomacy : blogs, websites, and virtual worlds ; Climate change public diplomacy. Required reading : Websites to consult :http :// uscpublicdiplomacy.org/ ; http ://www.publicdiplomacycouncil.org/tufts-papers ; http ://www. 1446
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Rosemary Ann BYRNE (Associate Professor of International Law), Oona LE MEUR (Doctorante en Droit). Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course Description : This course aims to provide students with a strong foundation in the fundamental legal principles and sources of international law, as well as with an understanding of the broader global context within which it evolves and is implemented. It seeks to equip students with the skills necessary to engage in critical legal analysis of international issues and conﬂicts, and to give them a substantive knowledge of a number of core areas within the ﬁeld of public international law. Required reading : D.J. Harris, Cases and Materials on International Law (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010) ; Anthony Aust, Handbook of International Law (Cambridge, 2010) ; Malcolm. Shaw, International Law (Cambridge, 2014).
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY-MAKING
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Charlotte HALPERN (Chargée de recherche au CEE). Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : 1 short presentation by a group of students on an approved topic (15 minutes, 40%) ; 1 media report, as a short (2.000 words) analysis of a political, economic, social event (20%) ; 1 ﬁnal exam, i.e. short true-false questions based on mandatory readings, ppt presentations and case studies (40%).