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nariales développées entre les différents acteurs de la sécurité auxquelles sont associées les collectivités. L'enseignement se fera sous forme d'exposés et d'échanges avec des praticiens. Lectures principales demandées : Vigouroux (Christian), Du juste exercice de la force, Odile Jacob, 2017.
balance of security in the entire region. On an institutional level, a process of elaboration or transformation of partnerships, alliances and loyalties has rapidly followed the fall of the Soviet Union. The post Soviet years also witnessed the emergence – or re-emergence – of regional tensions, conﬂicts and wars, challenging the newly independent states and their neighbors. The course will be delivered by two researchers specialized in different post Soviet areas, the ﬁrst part focusing on Russia and Ukraine, the second part on Central Asia and Caucusus. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
SECURITY ISSUES IN POST-SOVIET STATES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Anna COLIN-LEBEDEV (Maître de conférences en science politique à l'Université Paris Ouest Nanterre), Olivier FERRANDO (Chargé de formation - Chercheur associé au CERI). Prerequisite : Assessment combines : One oral press review (50%) ; One written essay (50%). The essay takes the form of a 10-page paper, on a question chosen from a list of subjects and based on the readings and discussions shared during the seminar Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : Assessment combines : One oral debate participation (50%) ; One written essay (50%). The essay takes the form of a 10-15 pages paper, on a question chosen from a list of subjects and based on the readings and discussions shared during the seminar. Workload : Each student is expected to give one oral presentation per semester. Most of the workload consists of personal study, reading and paper writing. Pedagogical Method : 12 2-hour sessions. Each session will be a mix of lecture (giving a general overview of the considered issue) and seminartype format (going in depth of a topic). Careful reading of the suggested papers and active discussion are expected. Course Description : The aim of the course is to give a general overview as well as some case studies of the main security issues that rose in the last three decades in the USSR and post Soviet states. The apparently peaceful disintegration of the Soviet Empire has dramatically changed the
SECURITY ISSUES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Thierry VIRCOULON (Project Director, International Crisis Group). Prerequisite : None Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : Students will have to deliver two papers, one mid-course and one at the end of the course. The ﬁrst one will be a commentary about a speciﬁc event or policy document (UN resolutions, AU statements, EU strategy, etc.) 50% of the grade. At the end of the course, the students will have to deliver a research paper (10-15 pages) 50% of the grade. This research paper will be a critical reﬂection about a contemporary security issue that has not attracted much international attention. Course Description : Objective of the course : - Understanding the new security paradigms and new security threats in Africa - Understanding the security actors and their strategies in Africa This course will introduce the students to the present security environment and challenges in Sub Saharan Africa. The present threats (social and ethnic conﬂicts, organized crime, radical religious groups, etc.) and the responses by security actors (governments, international organizations, conventional and unconventional forces, humanitarian actors, private contractors, etc.) will be analyzed. 1713